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5 Texts You Should NOT Send if You Want to Grow in Virtue

The great power we have is at the tip of our fingers. We can say anything we want and not have to say it to someone’s face.

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Stop Complaining About God When You Don’t Know Him

It breaks my heart a little bit to hear those complaints because that’s not the God I know and love.

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What the Catholic Church Wants the Transgender Community to Know

If a person, or group of people who associate themselves with the Church have treated you poorly… well then you and I need to forgive them together. It wasn’t accurate. It wasn’t how the Church has ever encouraged them to treat you.

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How Jesus Taught us to be Pro-Life

What’s the “Jesus way” of dealing with brokenness, sin, and pain? Jesus’ answer to sin and pain is to love the person in front of Him.

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Rom-Coms Almost Ruined My Relationship

I know now that these ideas about what makes a “real man” was heavily influenced by the entertainment I was choosing to consume. But at the time I had no idea how far off it was from the reality of a living, breathing, mature man.

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15 Amazing Padre Pio Quotes on the Spiritual Life

I want to share some of that wisdom with you. Here are a couple short quotes from his letters that have left a lasting impact on me.

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What Jane the Virgin Taught Me About Chastity

We have to stop talking about sex as the greatest good, and virginity as the mark of a good Catholic girl because that is a lie.

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The Lion is Not Safe

He is not safe… but he is good. The way those words encapsulate the mystery of God’s love is so powerful to me.

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Before and After the Gold: An Interview with Gabby Douglas

With all the fame you’d think Gabby would be too-cool-for-everything. But she’s an incredibly down to earth, God-loving, young woman who’s not that different from you (or mostly me I guess… she loves listening to T-Swift and eating Chick-Fil-A which are two of my favorite pastimes).

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Can Same-Sex Couples Adopt?

Last night my boyfriend walked up to me and shut my iPad. “Please hang out and talk with me!” he implored… begging me to pause the TV show that has been eating up all my free time. In that moment, I had a choice. I could say no, claim I […]

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