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Posted by arrianebrahimi on February 10, 2016 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Today, millions of Catholics around the world are celebrating Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. The ritual of being anointed with blessed ash in the shape of a cross is a central ceremonial part of this holiday, and my school, Saint Francis High School, observed this day by holding a school-wide liturgy. There were many great speakers during the service and, at the end, our school Campus Ministry began the Catholic anointment r...

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Pray For Everyone

Posted by arrianebrahimi on December 22, 2015 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (1)

On Monday November 16, 2015, I decided to do an act of social non-conformity by being outspoken about a prejudice in our society brought to light by the recent terror attacks in Paris. On Friday the thirteenth, last week, approximately one hundred and twenty-nine people were killed in a series of terror attacks carried out by IS. After the attacks, in a beautiful show of solidarity, peace and community, many people (myself incl...

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