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Kaitlyn is a 2021 graduate from Benedictine College where she studied music and theology. She was born and raised in North Dakota, where she initially fell in love with Christ and grew in relationship with Him. After taking a class about Pope Saint John Paul II her junior year, Kaitlyn was drawn more deeply to the conviction to "love people, use things". Although she doesn't remember precisely when she learned about the Culture Project, she was drawn to their mission of upholding the dignity of human life and reminding others that they are loved immensely by the Father. "The Lord has revealed to my heart a calling to be his missionary. I desire to answer this call by sharing his message of authentic love."

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Kaitlyn Ripplinger
But We Never Even Dated
By Kaitlyn Ripplinger  •  May 24th, 2022

I know the pain of feeling an emotional “breakup”, even if the label of dating was never truly there.  Maybe this relationship was primarily over social media, or maybe it carried over into “real life”-hanging out without the label of boyfriend or girlfriend, but feeling more than friends, physical intimacy, or emotional intimacy much different…

Needs Vs. Nice To Haves
By Kaitlyn Ripplinger  •  March 24th, 2022

When I was a student in high school, I heard a women’s talk at a conference.  During this conference, the speaker talked about the list of standards we must have as women for the men we choose to date. Afterwards, we were encouraged to write down attributes that were mandatory.  Following our own personal brainstorming,…


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