Why a Relationship with Jesus Isn’t Safe

Eleven out of the twelve apostles suffered martyrdom. It is estimated that over twenty thousand Christians were killed in the Roman emperor Diocletian’s “Great Persecution” alone, and millions are denied basic rights every year in our own modern day. It seems that if we wanted a comfortable way of life, […]

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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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What Your Vocation is Not

I didn’t want to become a nun! I didn’t even know what extracurricular activities I wanted to be involved in next year let alone my vocation!

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Silent Night…

It felt uncomfortable sitting in silence before the Lord for the first time. I questioned whether I was even praying right or if God could even hear me.

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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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How to Start a Prayer Journal

A prayer journal is a personal record of your conversations with God. It doesn’t need to have answers. In fact, it can be filled to the brim with purely questions and scattered thoughts, and it’d still be a good thing if it’s directed at the Lord.

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Why we Have to Stop Saying “Modest is Hottest”

But here’s what I do know: while modesty is a good thing, judging someone for how they dress and failing to love them will not bring them closer to Christ.

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Learning Radical Hospitality from Las Posadas

While I don’t necessarily live in an age or place where a young family might knock on my door hoping to deliver a baby safely, I do come across people who feel alone, outcast, and afraid.

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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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Revisiting the Rosary

I used to downplay the power of the rosary. I used to think that it wasn’t a “powerful” form of prayer. I was very wrong.

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