After completely failing to begin any semblance of New Year's Resolutions, Darnell decided to finally sit down to figure it out. With the help of St. Augustine, and quick trip deep down the rabbit hole of our experience of time, he develops less of a structured set of resolutions and more of a guiding philosophy for the New Year.
In this episode of Protagonists of Change we journey down to the Mexican/American Border in the Rio Grande Valley to talk to Sr. Norma Pimentel, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley and one of Time Magazines 100 most influential people of 2020 to learn about her service to immigrants. Sr. Norma shares her first heartbreaking experience visiting children in detention facilities and shares the challenges and joys she encounters everyday in her work.
We also learn that a shoelace isn't just a shoelace, it can be so much more.
Understanding how we are called to live out our faith as individuals can be challenging. Luckily, the Church has given us Catholic Social Teachings as a model for us to serve the Church and the community around us Today we talk to Doris Barrow III, Campus Minister at Texas Southern University about the impact CST has had on his ministry and life.
Hosts Nicole Labadie, Max Linnville, and Darnell Miller dive into a discussion on CST.
Art is powerful. It challenges us to see things from new perspectives and can transform our hearts and minds. We talk to a Houston native GONZO247, a graffiti artist and muralist whose own life was transformed by art, about the importance of art, community and the intersection of the two. He talks about start, influences and the breadth of his impressive career.
This episode of BOLD is a little different, instead of Alex Yemeck interviewing members of the UST community, Darnell Miller, Producer, turns the tables on Alex and sits down with the host to learn about him.
Yemeck shares insights about moving from Cameroon to America, setting up a non-profit and some of the challenges of returning to school. He also shares the origin story of BOLD.
The cry for justice heard through protests and demonstrations across the country are not new, they are echoes of the psalms. Darnell Miller identifies the parallels and shares resources so as a Church we work towards affirming the dignity of all people.
#Socialdistancing is going to be a time of habit building, but what habits will you build? They could be positive habits, like establishing a regular prayer life and exercise regimen. Or they could be negative habits like stress-eating and mindless internet surfing.
Hosts Nicole Labadie, Max Linnville, and Darnell Miller share how they are attempting to build good habits in their respective homes during the coronavirus quarantine and share some of their success and challenges in doing so.
It is Holy Week, which is exciting, but this year it feels different. For most of us, attending Mass to celebrate the Resurrection with our friend and family is not a possibility. So how do we cultivate the joy that Easter promises.
Discernment is not just trying to figure out if you should be a priest or a nun, it is about identifying how God is calling you to be a Saint.
In part one, we hear from Nicole Labadie and her discernment story.
In part two, Darnell Miller talks with Fr. Eduardo Rivera, CSB, about his discernment story.
In part three, the team shares about the lives of different saints.
What originally started as a project to look at Saints whose lives we could use as examples of how to seek God through this COVID-19 pandemic quickly turned into an exercise to identify Saints that could become part of your posse - that is Saints you can grow with.