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There is Hope: The Hidden Gospel in “To the Bone”

I have a strong conviction that the Gospel hides in plain sight more often than we may be comfortable to admit. We see the Gospel easily in our churches, in our religion classes, on retreats, and in our Life Nights. But I believe that God, the source of all goodness, […]

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Before You Watch 13 Reasons Why…

This show, despite it’s mysterious, captivating nature, is not harmless and there are some serious considerations you should make before watching, or as you reflect on what you’ve already seen.

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The Reality About Reality TV

I used to work for E! Entertainment Television. I was the personal assistant for the director of E! News and one of my jobs was to stay on top of all things celebrity and make sure our competitors didn’t have scoops that we didn’t.

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The Lent That Changed My Life

As a result I have so many fun memories of great adventures, a true understanding of the importance of prayer time, and a list of numerous hobbies I love.

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Why My Catholic Heart Loved “Stranger Things”

What stands out to me through the entire series is the great lengths that each character goes through to save Will; even when it means their own sacrifice and suffering.

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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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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose. I realized that this phrase illustrates what God wants for us, and what the Christian life offers to us.

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What “The Bachelor” gets Wrong About Love: Reflections from a Die-hard Fan

Breath-taking backdrops and eccentric dates. Three-hour long finales, People magazine covers, the break-up rumors; I love it all.

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Stoning the Bachelorette

It wasn’t my place to condemn her but I did…

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Discernment on Display: An Interview with Stacey from “The Sisterhood”

…and watching Christie, Claire, Eseni, Francesca and Stacey work, pray, and talk to the professed sisters in these two communities has given viewers an uplifting and honest look at religious life. To add to the fun, the cast has been live-tweeting the episodes. After following cast member Stacey Jackson (@StackeyJaxx), I messaged her and asked if she’d be willing to chat. She agreed, and I was so inspired to learn even more about her discernment.

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