Sadie Yates

Sadie Yates
Sadie Yates graduated from Notre Dame in 2018 with a B.A. in Theology. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Theology through Notre Dame's Echo program and serves in parish ministry in the Diocese of St. Augustine. Sadie loves ballet, hiking, baking, studying theology and experiencing God's presence in all sorts of different people and places.

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Multicultural Posadas: Embracing a Culture of Encounter

Posted by Sadie Yates on Dec 5, 2019 7:11:00 AM

Pope Francis has spoken extensively of a “throwaway culture” in which items, creation, even human beings are deemed unnecessary or inconvenient, then tossed aside. The antidote? A “culture of encounter,” where we do not merely look at others, but we see them; we do not simply hear them, but we listen to them. Every member of the Church is called to minister to the Body of Christ in this way.

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Topics: Culture, multiculturalism, Advent, Las Posadas, multicultural ministry

Stories of Grace: Ballet, Brokenness, and Building a Home

Posted by Sadie Yates on Jul 16, 2019 10:38:00 AM

Twirling and leaping across the floor, I almost laughed out loud with the joy of doing what I love. I am a ballerina. Now, to be clear, I’m no professional—I gave up those aspirations long ago. I stopped doing pointe work after high school. I’ve only seen a few ballets in person. But ever since my first class as a toddler, ballet has been one of my greatest passions, an activity I pursue simply because I love doing it. For me, ballet will always be an art form in which I feel at home.

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Topics: stories of grace

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