What is Your Sword?

Ever since I was young, I have always liked the idea of being a warrior fighting in a war with swords, shields, and the like. I have wanted to be a knight and storm the castle and fight against evil. There is one thing that I’ve learned on my journey with the Lord, and that […]

God Speaks Clearly

God speaks clearly. Does He really? Just last night I had a conversation with one of my missionary sisters about this. We talked about how sometimes we wish that God would just speak more clearly: that He would tell us exactly what He wants of us, what He’s calling us to, and what He has […]

Why You Should Pray Scripture Every Day

For some reason, when I started Middle School I decided to try out for the basketball team.  I was horrible at basketball.  I tried out in 7th and 8th grade with no success. As a Freshman in High School, I continued my pursuit of a basketball career.  Finally, I made the team, but it wasn’t […]

Seeing God

I have been praying to be able to simply look at the face of Christ, so the psalm from the third Sunday of Lent, “Lord, let your face shine upon us and we shall be saved” (Psalm 4:2), really meant something to me. Reading scripture, the popes, the saints, the liturgy – I feel like […]

Saint in the Making

Since our baptism, we were meant to be saints in the kingdom of heaven. I have been reflecting about people making comments on wanting to become saints. How does one become a saint? To become a saint, one must live a life of holiness. Many perceive that holiness is reserved only for priests and those […]

Ignorance of Christ

As I mentioned before, part of our outreach to the local community is running the youth groups at the two local parishes: St. Helena’s and St. Mark’s. When the missionaries returned from Christmas break, we had to create the schedule of topics for St. Mark’s youth group: every Sunday night from January through April. After […]