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Kari Hoeft

Kari Hoeft is a 2018 graduate of the College of St. Benedict/St. John's University with a BA in Liturgical Music and Theology. She grew up on a farm in Central Minnesota with her family of eight where she fell in love with playing piano, any and all sports, and ice cream. The invitation to live a life fully alive drew her to the Culture Project, and this is her first year as a missionary. "The Culture Project's message reached the depths of my heart and answered many of my life’s most profound questions, and I want other young men and women to experience that same awakening."

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Kari Hoeft
A Call to Action
By Kari Hoeft  •  January 22nd, 2021

As my friends and I stepped out of my car, I was unsure what to expect. It was one of my first times praying outside of an abortion clinic, and I was a bit apprehensive. I had always supported the pro-life movement, but this was a new way of showing it. Standing up for what…

Actual Practical Catholic Advice for Quitting Porn: The Ultimate Guide
By Kari Hoeft  •  September 15th, 2020

Software filters, accountability partners, prayer . . . heard it all before and still struggling? You’re not alone. Let’s get as practical and real as possible – it’s time to leave porn behind, once and for all. Finally. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been frustrated with advice that’s just too lofty or flowery, vague,…

Phone Addiction: Fact or Fable?
By Kari Hoeft  •  July 14th, 2020

Fact. Just can’t seem to quit scrolling? Mom and Dad constantly griping about how much you’re on your phone? You’re not alone. Phone addiction is real, and it’s time we have an honest conversation about it. Study after study is being released regarding the harmful affects our phone usage can have if we’re not careful. …

The FULL College Experience
By Kari Hoeft  •  April 18th, 2020

We’re not talking about pulling all-nighters to write papers here. Parties, drinking, hookups and a portfolio of crazy stories, now that’s the full college experience I’ve heard about. College students are practically expected to live this life! The question is: is it worth it? This is my story. I was one of those girls who…

Beauty Part Two: Waiting for Marriage
By Kari Hoeft  •  February 15th, 2020

Hey there, beautiful! If you haven’t read my beauty blog part one (That’s What Makes You Beau.Ti.Ful. The One Direction to Beauty) I suggest you click on over before reading on! Just for a quick recap: Beauty is a reflection of the truth; therefore, truth exudes beauty. Thus, we all have an immense capacity for…

That’s What Makes You Beau.Ti.Ful. (The One Direction to Beauty)
By Kari Hoeft  •  January 30th, 2020

Have you ever met someone who lights up the world like nobody else? What was it about them? Is it about the exterior or the interior? What even is beauty in the first place? Is beauty just in the eyes of the beholder? Or is it objective? And why do some of us struggle to…

Masculine Femininity?
By Kari Hoeft  •  November 23rd, 2019

I have always been a self-proclaimed tom-boy. I played soccer on the playground with the boys every day of elementary recess, gym class has always been my favorite, and I’ve never been one for dressing up. I’m not going to lie – there were many times as a young girl that I wished I could…

Reproductive Rights?
By Kari Hoeft  •  May 22nd, 2019

There’s been a lot of talk about ‘reproductive rights’ and ‘bodily autonomy’ in the media recently, and I think a bit of clarification is in order, don’t you? For those who aren’t aware, a piece of pro-life leaning legislation was signed earlier this May, and American actress Alyssa Milano had a bold response: “Our reproductive…