Why I am Still Catholic

I couldn’t ignore the hard questions anymore. Can I trust the church? Can this be fixed? Can I support something so flawed? What if I did leave? What would my life look like if I left?

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Getting Honest and Uncomfortable About Race and Discrimination

Racism exists. It still exists. This is a nasty and humbling truth that we must face. However, I think it would be faulty to talk about racism, politics, and systems, without talking about ourselves first. It’s easy to point at groups of people on Twitter and be too prideful to […]

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Crushed by a Crush

So yeah, being rejected sucks. If you’re in the midst of a rejection, you know what I mean. And tbh, it will probably always sting. But here are some things to remember that will make it suck a lot less…

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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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Why Mass is Better than Adoration

Perhaps the reason why so many of us feel like Adoration is better than Mass is because we anticipate and prepare our hearts. We walk in expecting a Heavenly experience. Do we do that for the Mass too?

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Praise and Worship

Worshiping is all about taking time to not look inward to ourselves, but looking outward to God. It’s about putting God exactly where He belongs in our life — right in the center, lifted up high.

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Please Stop Saying You’re a “Bad Catholic”

Christ didn’t come to tell us how bad we are, He came to tell us how good we are.

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How to Help Me Get to Heaven: 15 Guys and Girls Weigh In

So, I asked 15 people who I know are striving for Heaven, what guys and girls can start doing to help them grow closer to God.

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5 Tips for Arguing About Tough Catholic Truths in the Classroom

Rest in peace my grades. Rest in peace all of my friends and any amount of “coolness” that I had. It was nice knowing you. I did a presentation for my class against abortion during my sophomore year of high school. And on that day I was pretty sure I […]

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How the Catholic Church Saved my Refugee Family

The community literally carried my family until they got on their feet. This is real, living, radical mercy.

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