The Tools We Need to Fight Spiritual Battles

May you live in the truth every day that God has already claimed victory. By His death and resurrection, we can live in true freedom.

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Blessed the Beggar: Who Are the “Poor in Spirit”?

This is one of those Scripture passages that many people 'know' (meaning, they've heard it before) but countless people fail to understand. My own parochial school teacher taught us that it simply meant God loves poor people 'more.'

Ummm, to put it as charitably and bluntly as possible . . . no, that's not what it means . . .

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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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Making A Way in the Wilderness: Embracing Change

God did not create us as pre-programmed robots, He made us to have free will and the abilities to learn, grow, adapt, and adjust.

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Jesus’ Heart has Transformed my Own

No matter what you’re feeling, trust me, the Lord sees your heart. He already knows. But have you asked Him to see His?

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What it Means to be a Little Flower in God’s Garden

But she realized that it was her littleness and child-like faith that made her precious to God, and so it was precious to her, too.

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I Won’t Let You Go

In that moment, I was reminded that God is not going to abandon us in the darkness, but will be our light to guide us through that darkness.

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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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Hope for the Sinner

Just as sin can rewire our brain and change the way we tend to react, virtue can rewire us for greatness.

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Fasting Has Taught Me How to Love

Your vocation, your relationships, and your friendships will not work unless you learn how to love through sacrifice.

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