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Catholics begin holy season of Lent with Ash Wednesday

Alyse Riffer, Reporter February 22, 2023

The observance of Ash Wednesday starts off the holy period of Lent with an intimate mass liturgy in the Catholic church. Senior psychology major Hannah Fender oversees the Catholic Student Association...

Students sit six feet apart at the Kent State Newman Center during a church service on Tuesday, Feb. 2. 

Newman Center offers virtual Mass, works to reintroduce in-person services

Hannah Mayer Reporter February 3, 2021

Editor's note: This is the first of a five-part series that looks at how local places of worship are handling the pandemic. Part two, part three and part four can be found here. Participating in community...

Student organizations weigh hopes, fears for next presidential administration

KentWired Staff November 8, 2020

This election year is historic, with the country seemingly more divided now than it’s been since the Civil War. Several media outlets, including the Associated Press, CNN, the New York Times and Fox...

Catholic Student Association hosts fair trade fashion show

Helen Yablonski April 21, 2018

Speakers discussed how students can attain sustainability within fashion and everyday life at the Ethical and Fair Trade Fashion show Thursday evening.  The Kent chapter of Catholic Relief Services and...

Catholic Student Association simulates immigration process

Julia Hazel April 10, 2017

Being denied access into the United States could be any immigrant’s nightmare.The Kent State Catholic Student Association (CSA) created a four-table station of what the immigration process would look...

Co-chair ambassadors Veronica Musser and Eric Abowd stand outside of the Newman Center wearing their “I Am Climate Change” campaign shirts and holding fair trade hot chocolate and chocolate bars.

Catholic student association forms new group

Kelly Powell December 7, 2015

Five members of the Catholic Student Association formed the Kent State Catholic Relief Services chapter at the beginning of this semester.Brainstormed over the summer, the chapter was established by CSA...

Science and religion join to discuss environmental attitudes

Haley Keding November 13, 2014

An “attitude of reverence toward the world,” physics professor Jon Secaur said, is key to developing a healthy perspective on the environment.The Catholic Student Association invited Secaur to speak...

Pope Francis waves during his grandiose inauguration mass at St. Peters square on March 19, 2013 at the Vatican. World leaders flew in for the inauguration mass for Pope Francis in St. Peters Square on Tuesday where Latin Americas first pontiff received the formal symbols of papal power.

Vatican makes statement on homosexuality

Haley Keding October 22, 2014

The Vatican concluded its two-week synod on families Saturday, Oct. 18, but it did not reach a consensus on the hot topic of homosexuality.Bishops in Italy voted either yes or no on each paragraph in the...

Faithful citizenship: Duties of a Christian voter

Haley Keding October 2, 2014

Like oil and water, religion and politics often don’t mix, but Thursday night the Catholic Student Association combined these controversial topics in a discussion called, “Faithful Citizenship.”The...

Student group set to discuss Christian voting responsibilities

Haley Keding September 28, 2014

The Catholic Student Association will host a voter responsibility discussion at the Newman Center Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.The discussion, titled “Faithful Citizenship,” will teach Kent State students how to...

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