Megan Chandler, a rising junior at the University of Iowa, introduces herself as the Faith Formation: Special Events fellow for the 2021-22 academic year. In the first post of the Saints in Summer series, Brianna Moreland, a rising junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, shares about the life of Saint Rita, the patron saint of lost-causes, whose feast day was celebrated on May 22nd.
Dr. Tim Millea practiced as an orthopedic spine surgeon in the Quad Cities from 1992 to 2020. He is currently on the National Board of Directors for the Catholic Medical Association. Continuing our faith and science series, Dr. Millea writes about the Passion and the Crucifixion from a medical perspective. View the file above for a fascinating read!
Grace Ahlers, junior Biology major at the University of Iowa and Service and Social Justice Fellow at the Newman Center, tells us about Blessed Charles de Foucauld's story. She shares with us the ways in which Blessed Charles lived to seek out God's will, and to bring Jesus to the people both in life and in death. Watch her video now!
Continuing our Faith and Science Series, our next contribution is from Dr. Derdeyn, who takes the history we have seen in the previous contributions and examines the ways in which he (and we) can choose to view those concepts in our daily lives- by recognizing the miracles around us and keeping an open mind to the idea that the existence of science does not rule out that of faith and of God, but rather reaffirms it.