In addition to his priestly duties as the chaplain in Catholic Campus Ministry, the Rev. Dan Paul Borlik, C.M., manages DePaul Mondays at the DePaul Soup Kitchen. Whether rolling up his sleeves to help heat meals or leading reflection sessions for volunteers, each week Fr. Dan helps create a meaningful experience for all those involved with the kitchen.
One hundred years ago today - Dec. 7, 1917 - the United States declared war on the German ally, Austria-Hungary. Eight months earlier, the U.S. had declared war on Germany thereby entering the Great War, known more commonly as World War I. Read on as DePaul historians Eugene Beiriger and Robert Garfield discuss how WWI was a turning point for the rest of the 20th century.
If you’re on the Loop Campus and looking for a way to give back this December, the holiday trees located in the 55 E. Jackson Blvd. building may have the answer. All DePaul community members are welcome to stop by the building to take an Angel Tree gift tag and purchase a present to bring cheer to a child in need.
For more than a year, DePaul's Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology has worked with 50 international scholars to create “The Handbook of African Catholicism,” a resource guide on the history and practices of Catholicism in Africa. Now in its final stages, organizers of the project hope to complete the book next year.