How Liturgy of the Hours Became a Part of My Life

Liturgy of the Hours: a Catholic, ancient form of prayer that used to intimidate the heck out of me. I walked into our campus’ chapel once to find our priests and FOCUS missionaries praying morning prayer, one of the parts of Liturgy of the Hours. I optimistically tried to follow […]

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9 Journal Prompts for Holy Week

I hope that these journal prompts help you to draw closer to Jesus during Holy Week, as we prepare our hearts for the holiest day of the year.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Adoration

The first time I went to adoration I was a sophomore in college and it was unintentional. Really.

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7 Tips to Pray More This Year

But, what we miss out on, when we only view God as the man who could grant our every Christmas wish is a relationship.

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The One-Minute Challenge

My challenge to you is to begin today with one minute of silence.

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Just Keep Climbing

Well, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey, here are three tips on how to jump-start your spiritual life, get back on those steps, and persevere on the path leading to the narrow gate of Heaven.

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An Anchored Life: How to Listen to God’s Will

Now, as a senior in college I am not a princess or a wedding cake maker. As I grew up I realized that I could not continue to plan my life around things that could change. I decided it made sense to anchor my life in the one thing that would never change, the one thing that would continually satisfy me – seeking the will of God the Father and living my life asking for His help and direction.

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Wrapped in His Word

It can be hard to pray sometimes. For me especially, I often find myself distracted and my mind wanders away from my conversation with God. Because of my tendency to do this, I like to give my prayer a nice structure that I can follow. It helps me to focus on God and give Him my undivided attention for however long I pray.

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Prayers for People with no Time to Pray

Ever feel like you don’t have time to pray?

Not exactly sure where to fit your prayer time in between school, homework, soccer practice, family dinner, babysitting, work, and those seven or eight hours of sleep you are supposed to get every night?

Or maybe you were starting to find that balance between prayer and work last semester but now that your schedule has changed, you feel like you have to start all over again.

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Immersed in the Word

Pope Francis celebrated holy mass with the Cardinals in the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday and within minutes his homily was made available online.

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