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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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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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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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Modesty on the Gram

Our society has conditioned us as young women to believe that the more skin we show the more empowered we become. But this could not be further from the truth.

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Let God Hold Your Broken Heart: How to Deal With a Breakup

Chances are, your heart has been or will be broken at one time, too. As death is part of life, heartbreak is part of love. It may be tempting, in the midst of pain, to become cynical about loving someone again.

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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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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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Dear Charlie

Because you’re so little and you aren’t big enough to speak for yourself yet, there are a lot of people who are making some pretty big decisions for you, including the decision to let you live long enough to receive that treatment.

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I Need a Fidget Spinner for my Spirituality: Combating Distractions in Prayer

Most days, though, I cannot make my intention — focused, deep, persistent prayer — match reality — a holy hour where I spend 58 minutes thinking about those fried cheese curds from Wisconsin.

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Discerning Media: What You Watch Matters

Whether we like to admit it or not, the things we expose ourselves to in media can affect the way we think and act; so it’s important that we, as Christians, expose ourselves to messages that will help us on our journey to virtue and holiness.

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