I Was Betrayed: My Abortion Story

I always struggle to adequately portray the obstacles I was facing and manipulative nature of the relationship in which I had found myself in, but within one week of discovering I was pregnant, I had scheduled an appointment at Planned Parenthood. In that time, I had allowed myself to buy into every lie Satan sold me

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10 Reasons you Need to go on a Retreat This Year

God has great things in store for you, and a retreat might just be the next step in your journey of faith!

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My Pro-Life Stance: Then and Now

If you had asked me seven years ago if I was pro-life, I would have automatically said, “Personally, yes, but politically, I’m pro-choice.” I took the comfortable position, the position that didn’t impose my beliefs on anyone else. I was able to take this stance because I knew nothing about abortion statistics, and because I had two major misconceptions about what it meant to be pro-life

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Relationship and Religion: why Both are Necessary

Nowadays, it’s common for people to identify as spiritual rather than religious, which makes it tempting to think of the Church as an outdated way of relating to God. Or maybe even to think of her as a barrier between God and us. If I know Jesus and have a personal relationship with Him, then why have the Church at all?

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What Jesus Thinks About “That One Sin”

That’s where I was about a year and a half ago. I was still going to Church every Sunday, and I was involved in a youth group, but I wasn’t praying as much. Life slowly became less about loving God and loving the people around me, and more about what I wanted. Sin, and one form of sin in particular, started to make its way back into my life.

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Why Catholics Have so Many Reasons to Smile

As cheesy as it sounds, the Catholic faith has so many substantial reasons to be overjoyed. Here are just a few of the reasons that first come to mind…

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Identifying Truth in a World of Counterfeits

In my pursuit of truth, over and over I’ve arrived at truths, only to find out they were already upheld by the Catholic Church. This really helped me see how my previous perspective about the Church “forcing” truth onto people was off the mark.

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How to Advent

All these changes signal the start of a very important season, but in order to get the best out of Advent, we have to do a little bit more than decking the halls and putting the good silver out.

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Finding the Heart of God in Advent

Because we wait so much, we can be tempted to think of Advent as just another time spent waiting for something to happen.

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Evil, Death, and Christ’s Victory: an All Souls’ Day Challenge

Halloween might be a spooky time of year for most, but for Christians it is a time of great joy and rejoicing!

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