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Ben is currently studying Philosophy and Anthropology at The University of Exeter. After spending a year with Saint Patrick's Evangelisation School (SPES) in London, he is now committed to making Christ known to others, and sharing the beauty and the joy of the Catholic faith with them, whilst always journeying deeper into his own faith.

Love and Friendship

In The Beginning Was the Word: Human Communication & Learning How To Talk Again

I picked up a hitchhiker the other day, he was standing on the side of the road and as I…

Desire for Infinity

Building the Church: One Man’s Incredible Story Teaches Us What We All Must Do

I was once walking around the outside of an incredibly beautiful cathedral; I walked around it twice just gazing in…

music
Desire for Infinity

What Does Classical Music Have To Do With God? (Hint: More Than You Might Think!)

What is the essence of music? As a philosopher, music fascinates me. As a Catholic, music does something much more…

persecution
Meaning of Suffering

Guilty Silence: Religious Persecution and the Tragic Indifference of the West

Ten seconds into this video and you think you’ve seen it before: the sound of firearms, of men shouting in…

grief
Evangelization

Coping With the Sting of Death During a Season of Joy

The death of a loved one leaves an indelible mark upon your heart, and forevermore there is something that you…

The Assessment
Faith & Life

The Short Film That Helped Me To Discover The Beauty Of Life And Death

“Live. Love. Laugh.” It’s a slogan that’s typically found on at least one wall in every home. And why not!…

Faith & Life

7 Ways to Fit In Prayer While Traveling

Traveling is a beautiful way to encounter other people and other cultures, and to be inspired by what you find…

Faith & Life

5 Simple Things You Can Start Doing Now to Improve Your Bible Reading

I enjoy reading good books. When I buy a book that someone has recommended to me, I can’t wait for it to…

Faith & Life

8 Things St. John Paul II Wanted All Artists to Know

One of my favorite texts of all time is Pope St. John Paul II’s Letter to Artists. What I read…

Apologetics

What to Say About Faith to Your “I’m more of a science kind of person” Friend

“I’m more of a science kind of person” – maybe you’ve heard this one before. The scenario runs something like…

Evangelization

True Survivor – Do you have what it takes to survive?

  Spiritual survival and wilderness survival – True Survivor has it all! This is an outstanding initiative which gives us a…

Faith & Life

A Catholic’s Guide to Discovering God in the Great Outdoors

When was the last time you made it outdoors? I don’t mean just popping out of the house to get…