This week we spoke with Father Ankido Sipo, a priest and monk in the Chaldean Church, to discuss Monasticism, the things peculiar to it, and what sort of traits would be helpful one considering becoming a monk. Continue reading Interview With Fr. Ankido Sipo
John Paul the Great Catholic University’s JP Poirier is an aspiring filmmaker and musician who spends most of his free time searching for new sounds he can create and implement into his music. He also enjoys hanging with the guys and surfing down in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Continue reading Featured Artist: JP Poirier
Lagoon Trail at Pelican Road is a short trail in the south part of Carlsbad. The trail makes a loop around a neighborhood and runs along Batiquitos Lagoon. For a view of the ocean, hikers can take a detour on Batiquitos Trail. This trail takes hikers on top of a small hill where they can view the whole lagoon as well as the ocean that feeds into the area. Continue reading Explore Hiking Trails Outside of Escondido
Events and announcements for the week of August 14 – 19th. Continue reading Weekly Newsletter August 14th – 20th
The first episode “What’s in Your Closet?” feat. Anthony Contreras Jr. Continue reading What’s in Your Closet?
In the spring of 2015, a Yelp review by Anthony J. stated that students at John Paul the Great Catholic University are “some of the grossest, rudest, and socially inept people I have ever had the displeasure of meeting.” Continue reading How Latitude33 Residents View JPCatholic Students
Featured Artist interview with Matthew Farrugia. Continue reading Featured Artist: Matthew Farrugia
Here are several places within walking distance of campus to get a quick treat during class breaks, depending on how much time the break is. Continue reading Quickest Snack Runs on Grand Ave.
Christopher McCarthy graduated from John Paul the Great Catholic University in 2017 with a Bachelor degree in Communications Media. He works in the United States Air Force as an ‘AMMO Troop’, a Munitions Systems specialist dealing with ammunition or explosives. McCarthy is stationed at the Aviano Air Base in Italy, working with fighter jets. The job also involves a lot of back-end paperwork, computer-based training, forklift driving, and munitions assembly. Continue reading JPCatholic Alumnus joins the Air Force
Events and Announcements for 8/7-8/13 Continue reading Weekly Newsletter August 7th – August 13th
Ella Negri spent two years working after high school to prepare for a move from Michigan to Los Angeles. She knew that she wanted to work in movies, and she believed that moving to Hollywood was the first step. “I went through discernment in high school and looked at other options, but my whole life, I knew there wasn’t any plan B for me. Movies is where I was supposed to be.” Ella had everything set up for the move, but her LA apartment and every back-up fell through right before she was supposed to leave. Knowing she didn’t want to stay in Michigan, she quickly made a decision to attend JPCatholic without visiting the campus or meeting any students. Her only expectation was that it would be hot in California.
Continue reading Featured Artist: Ella Negri
Christian Lovetere is a John Paul the Great Catholic University alumnus who graduated with the class of 2017. He works to maintain personal authenticity while following God’s will at his new job at Playstation. Continue reading Staying Authentic in the Workplace
Every year, film students at John Paul the Great Catholic University spend a quarter learning the fundamentals of post-production. The official editing software of the school, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, is considered one of the most versatile editing tools on the market today. It is, as most students at JPCatholic are taught, the industry standard. Continue reading Adobe Premiere: Industry Standard?
Keith Way is just two years away from being ordained a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. He sat down to talk his about his years of involvement as a Master Mason in the Freemasons and why he thinks the Catholic Church forbids Her members to join. Continue reading From Master Mason to Catholic Deacon
Among the households at John Paul the Great Catholic University, END house is one that is small, yet active. Continue reading Following the END Household
JPCatholic students comment on the changes the SOUL Campus Apostolate have made in an effort to get more students involved. Continue reading Students Give Feedback on SOUL Improvements
Downtown Escondido is a quaint town, embracing the culture of a small city. Whether it be the fresh and friendly farmers market on Tuesday, or the nostalgic rustle and bustle of Cruisin’ on Grand, Escondido is a “blast from the past”, but is also taking steps in the direction of further developing the city. Continue reading Small Town to Small City: Developing Escondido
Tom Wilson, actor most notably known for playing Biff Tannen in the Back to the Future Trilogy, and Paul Rugg, voice actor and puppeteer known for Ana-maniacs and Freakazoid, visited the students of John Paul The Great Catholic University to share their personal stories of being Catholic artists and working in the industry. Continue reading “Biff Tannen” Gives Advice From His Artistic Past to the Artists of the Future
Andrew Ascough: What do you get from drawing and creating freely?
Nick Jones: Usually when I draw, I don’t have a certain idea or plan of what to draw. It’s like an emotional improvisational or organic experience. Continue reading Featured Artist: Nick Jones
Events and announcements for the week of July 31st – August 6th. Continue reading Newsletter July 31st – August 6th