2017-06_LT-Calcutta

Find Your Calcutta

If you can build a house in Mexico, you surely can clean your house and help your parents. Yeah, I know. The truth can be sassy sometimes.

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2017-08_LT-PostSteubenville

Steubenvilles, Social Media, and Blessings: Summer Reflections from a Life Teen Apprentice

I’d like to believe that even when my praises for God feel dried up or His blessings for me feel finished, that I’ll remember the truth about who He is. I’d like to tell myself I’ll always see God’s goodness in even the most difficult of situations. But I’m human and stumble more than I’d like, failing to recognize such things.

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2017-05_LT-Heroism

Want to be a Hero? Stop Looking for Attention

The time is up for “nice guys” who do “enough” to feel good about themselves and move along.

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2017-07_LT-EverythingSoHeavy

Why is Everything so Heavy?

Even when things feel heavy, we can rest assured that we are not abandoned. We are not too far gone. We have a peace deeper than this world

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2017-07_LT-OfferItUp

Offer it up: Letting God Redeem Your Pain

As Catholics, we believe that Christ invites us to unite our suffering with His Passion and that, when we do this, our suffering takes on redemptive power.

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2017-05_LT-Seminarian

On the Journey: Pursuing my Vocation

“You will be the priest, or the groom at my daughter’s wedding.” My friend’s mother told me moments before jumping behind the wheel of the car and moving 400 miles away.

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2017-05_LT-ReligiousSister

Answers to Every Question You’ve Ever Wanted to Ask a Religious Sister

There were two routes of discernment for me. The first, grasping at what I thought I wanted. The second, surrendering and receiving where Jesus was leading me.

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2017-05_LT-TrashTalk

Please Stop Trash-Talking Yourself

All of us, at some time or another, struggle with an inner voice that is critical, negative and even harsh.

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2017-06_LT-WorldlyFriends

Witnessing to a World that is Waiting

I believe that the best feeling in the world is getting some good news to distract you from studying. One time in college, while studying with some friends, we’d reached a point where we were spending more time on our phones than our upcoming test and I got a text […]

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2017-05_LT-FoodBodySoul

Food for Body & Soul: Honoring God by How You Eat

When we nourish our bodies with good food, we are affirming the dignity we have as children of God and preparing ourselves to carry out the work of God here on Earth.

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