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A Michigan native and Franciscan University of Steubenville class of 2017 graduate, Brendan is excited to preach the Gospel of Life. He was preparing to apply to law school when he first heard of the Culture Project from his girlfriend, who previously invited missionaries to speak to her Newman center at the University of Pennsylvania. Captivated by the mission and realizing what a year of service would do for his own journey of faith, Brendan quickly and unexpectedly answered the call. “It is amazing how God and His Spirit moves us to go out into the deep (Duc in Altum). I am excited to communicate the message of true love to a culture so desperately searching for the truth.”

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Know Thyself: A Practical Guide to (One Way of) Prayer
By Brendan  •  July 27th, 2021

I always thought the phrase, “know thyself” was such a weird thing to say. As a teenager, I would often hear it spoken of at church and wondered why self-knowledge was so important to a person of faith. Isn’t that a selfish way to think, always reflecting on yourself? Well, to answer that question, we…

What is Emotional Chastity?
By Brendan  •  December 3rd, 2020

Last week my team and I visited Franciscan University of Steubenville. Since I graduated there in 2017, returning brought up memories of my college days. Being fresh from high school, I was eager to establish relationships based on the most important thing to me: my faith. One of the girls I became close to loved…


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