Marquette Wire

MURPHY: The need for community when faith has its doubts

Ryan Murphy

April 19, 2016

There are some people who can write, read or study for hours at a time without ever having to get up. I am not one of them. I am always getting bored with my work, getting up for a drink, getting up to stretch my legs. After reading...

Members find faith, friendship at Catholic houses

Elizabeth Baker

April 15, 2014

From Clybourn Avenue to State Street, every weekend eager students flock to upperclassmen’s off-campus houses and apartments. Like their fraternity and sorority neighbors, the students of the men’s and women’s Catholic living...

Religious affiliation drops in the US

Seamus Doyle

October 16, 2012

One in five Americans no longer affiliates with an organized religion, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. The study, “’Nones' on the Rise,” released Oct. 9 through the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life,...

RCIA to initiate three students into Catholic faith

Pat Simonaitis

April 8, 2010

When Steve Blaha came to Marquette three years ago to start a program for initiating students into the Catholic Church, the intent wasn’t about converting as many non-Catholics as possible. “We’re not in the numbers b...

OVBIAGELE: Dealing with sudden death

Emil Ovbiagele

February 4, 2010

I saw a moment of pure divinity Tuesday while watching "Anderson Cooper 360": Haitians singing their hearts out in spite of the perils and the hopelessness surrounding them. Days after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the bea...

A 21st century calling for Catholics

Pat Simonaitis

January 26, 2010

A new advertising campaign for the Roman Catholic Church is aiming to compete with the likes of AT&T and Bud Light for television audiences’ “business” around the nation. The campaign — whose ads may run during a...