The Word Among Us

September 2021 Issue

My College “Education” in Discipleship

How a School for the New Evangelization Unexpectedly Changed My Course

By: Colleen Hadsall

My College “Education” in Discipleship: How a School for the New Evangelization Unexpectedly Changed My Course by Colleen Hadsall

During my high school years, I desperately wanted to fit in, so I did whatever was expected of me. At church, I acted like a good Catholic girl. But at school, I flirted with boys and inched my way toward the partying scene. Depending on who I was with, I did my best to be whoever my friends wanted me to be.

When I got to Texas State University, I was eager to explore my newfound freedom. I especially wanted to join a sorority. But in one of those...

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