Don’t be Catholic to be “Happy”

When we look to the Lord to satisfy our desire for happiness, we can become addicted to the gifts God gives, spiritual highs, the Catholic title, etc. We fall into this false mentality that God’s plan for us is what will bring us the most happiness. But the truth is that we are not meant to desire God’s plan because it makes us happy.

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Evangelizing on a Catholic Campus

If you go to a Catholic high school, while you might be on fire for your faith, you likely have friends and acquaintances who see their faith as just another class, not something that transforms their lives. That’s why, even in a Catholic school, you’re called to evangelize.

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Praying With the Women of the Triduum

If you stop to really look at it, there are many “hidden” figures in the Bible — the not so obvious people lining the details of our favorite stories in Scripture. These men and women may take on a minor role in the pages of your Bible but they have […]

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Every Phase of Lent You’ve Ever Felt

A lot can happen in those 40 days, but usually, it goes a little something like this…

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Don’t Just “Offer It Up”

I was barely making it through Lent, desperate for the moment I’d get back whatever I’d given up as soon as Easter Sunday morning hit, without thinking of what was going on during Lent.

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You’re Not Too Young: Sainthood Begins Now

I remember seeing someone on the core team that was a sophomore just like I was and I quickly thought to myself, “Man what is this guy going to teach me about Jesus? He’s my age and doing the same things I’m doing.” It definitely struck my curiosity.

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The Jesus I Forgot

The Jesus I forgot wasn’t there to condemn me; the Jesus I forgot was — is — merciful and good, and wills my good.

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Fear Transformed

I can say with full confidence that the Lord has transformed my fear of the unknown into a season of hopeful anticipation of what is to come. While I don’t have everything figured out, I choose daily cling to the truth that He is faithful to His promises…

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St. Paul, Conversion, and You

Imagine setting off on a long journey over dusty roads to imprison and kill the members of a radical group who threatened your way of life; people who actually thought they could change the way you worshiped. They had to be stopped, everywhere, and there’s nothing on this earth that […]

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Common Misconceptions About Jesus

I also encountered a lot of images of Jesus while growing up that were less accurate, less helpful for prayer and worship, and sometimes straight up phony. In this blog, I hope to highlight some common misconceptions about Jesus, and, in doing so, to lead us into a more in-depth knowledge of and love for His heart.

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