When You Can’t Escape Loneliness

From elementary school all the way through high school, I was pretty popular. I wouldn’t really say that I was one of the “cool kids” or anything, everyone just knew who I was. I was a social butterfly! I really wasn’t afraid to talk to anyone; I wasn’t the shy […]

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Is Dating in High School Worth it?

You are made to know and be known. You are also made for love and to love. In every human heart, there exists a sincere desire for these two desires to be satisfied. Often this leads us into a great adventure in our lives — one where we learn what […]

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Are you in a Toxic Relationship?

Toxic relationships often make it harder to pray and grow in our faith and community. Let’s take a look at some real red flags of toxic relationships that are harmful to our relationships with God, others, and ourselves.

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Catholic Dating 101

Dating advice is like spam email. You get a lot of unsolicited advice, and it feels like none of it works. So, here is a list of totally legit, God-Centered bits of advice that can help you navigate Catholic dating in 2018.

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Learning I Was Made for Love

In high school, my desire for “love” was driven by a desire to feel whole, to feel a completeness that I believed stemmed from being in a romantic relationship. Since then, I’ve learned that the desire for wholeness is a desire for God, a desire that only He can satisfy.

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When You Can’t Get Over Him…

It’s not necessarily the relationship or lack thereof, but the aftermath that can send us into a spiral of questions, doubts, and terrible feelings and emotions that don’t help us get over him.

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3 Statements Every Relationship Needs

I have learned that relationships require good communication, respect, sacrifice, understanding, and commitment. I have also learned that embracing the following three statements are necessary for all relationships…

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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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Equal but Different: Wisdom on Being Men and Women of God

Society so often pits men and women against one another in a battle of the sexes, but what if instead of being at odds, we learned to value each other for the unique gifts we’ve been given? Seems like a better use of our time and effort! Saint Catherine of Siena said that if we want to set the world ablaze, we simply need to be who we were created to be. Imagine being so confident in our identity as sons and daughters of God that we light up the world just by being ourselves and encouraging each other to live up to our full potential.

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Go Home and Love Your Family

If you have ever seen the movie “Lilo & Stitch,” you might remember a scene in which Nani and Lilo talk after they get into a fight. In that scene, Nani apologizes to Lilo for yelling at her and Lilo responds with, “We’re sisters, it’s our job.” Even though it […]

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