2018-08_LT-Pilgrimage

5 Lessons from Pilgrimage

…you don’t have to go to Spain to be transformed by pilgrimage. The lessons the Camino taught me can be learned in our daily lives, from anywhere around the globe — including wherever YOU are reading this.

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New School Year, Who Dis?

On my first day of eleventh grade, a teacher kept me after class. He did not waste any time and told me that he didn’t care for any “punks” in his classroom, so I could either get in line or get out.

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Kneeling for the Anthem: a Catholic Reflection on Protest

Knowing that we’re all one body in Christ we have to see our duty in all of this; we ought to work to prevent injustice in our world and this case is no exception.

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2018-06_LT-Vocation

Overthinking Vocation

Sometimes it’s clear what the Lord wants us to do, unfolding our way to holiness in small choices and responsibilities we make every day; but other times, it takes more time and prayer to know what we are supposed to do.

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Mami and Papi Know Best

Whether it’s inserting their opinion or establishing ground rules, the dramatics that take place in the “courtroom” of a Hispanic/Latino household are no joke. The battle may seem like it’s never going to end, but I’m here to say that there’s truth in the opposing view.

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The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

Do you feel that unmistakable chill in the air? Do you find yourself buying school supplies and posting RIP summer pictures on Instagram? Is your tan fading?

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God the Father, Where you Least Expect Him

Although God created fatherhood through His example, there is no denying that our idea of fatherhood — for better or worse — is shaped by our earthly father figures.

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Dear Freshmen

I can reassure you that the feelings you have about this next big step in your life are valid and no matter how you feel, you can walk into high school courageously.

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Summer 2018 Recap

If you’re anything like me, you might need to take a second to process everything, good and bad, that made the summer of 2018 an unforgettable one. So before we dive into back to school sales and the busy month of September, let’s look back at some of the biggest moments of summer 2018…

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Agree to Disagree?… Discussing Faith with Friends

While it is not a bad thing to be passionate about certain topics and issues (especially when it comes to our religious beliefs), we need to realize that the people we speak to — and their perspectives on the matter — are just as important as we are.

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What to Make of What’s Going on in the Church

Regardless of your exposure to all of these things, the fact of the matter is that our Church is sitting in a moment of great darkness revealed, which means we’re living on the hinge of unprecedented renewal in the Church.

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Why Addiction is a Pro-Life Issue

But that’s the danger in stereotypes, they don’t tell the whole story, they don’t reveal truth. The truth is that addiction does not discriminate.

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