My earliest memory of political involvement is receiving a sticker in elementary school for accompanying my mother to polls. Encouraged by a dose of political activism, I attended presidential rallies, campaigned in my community, registered others to vote and eventually voted myself.
A crisp, autumn breeze catches the piles of fallen leaves, sending them tumbling through the air. As they soar through the quad, they intermix with the energetic bellowing of campaigners, imploring their fellow students to stop by the local polling place. The date is November 6, 2012,
As July progresses, it is tempting to submerge ourselves in the relaxing pool of summer vacation. Our education, our work, and even our faith can seem like bothersome burdens under the influence of the hot, summer sun. In addition to prayer, Confession, and the Eucharist, we can rehyd