Growing Your Faith on Campus - Cardinal Newman Society

Growing Your Faith on Campus

Editor’s Note: Below is the text of an email that we sent to students (and their parents) who have signed up for our Recruit Me program, which helps families navigate the transition from high school to college.  If you are have a high school son or daughter, check out Recruit Me here.

Are you getting settled during these first couple weeks on campus?

Here are a few articles you may be interested in checking out:

The importance of the first couple weeks of a college semester cannot be overstated. It’s a critical time for you to get involved with your faith and activities that will help surround you with good friends… the kind of friends who can help you keep focused on God and become the best version of yourself.

How do students lose their faith on campus? More often than not, it’s because the student fell in with the wrong crowd.

That’s extra encouragement for you to actively seek out activities and friends that will help you to be holy!

Follow us on Instagram for more tips and fun! And check out this interview, and this article on how Newman Guide college grads are finding success.

May God bless you!

KELLY SALOMON is director of education and advocacy for The Cardinal Newman Society, which promotes and defends faithful Catholic education.

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