2017-06_LT-Calcutta

Find Your Calcutta

If you can build a house in Mexico, you surely can clean your house and help your parents. Yeah, I know. The truth can be sassy sometimes.

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2017-08_LT-PostSteubenville

Steubenvilles, Social Media, and Blessings: Summer Reflections from a Life Teen Apprentice

I’d like to believe that even when my praises for God feel dried up or His blessings for me feel finished, that I’ll remember the truth about who He is. I’d like to tell myself I’ll always see God’s goodness in even the most difficult of situations. But I’m human and stumble more than I’d like, failing to recognize such things.

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2017-05_LT-LightSpiritualAttack

Bring it to the Light: Combating the Darkness of Spiritual Attack

Imagine if I hadn’t asked my best friend for prayers. She too would have thought she was the only one in darkness that day.

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2017-05_LT-Heroism

Want to be a Hero? Stop Looking for Attention

The time is up for “nice guys” who do “enough” to feel good about themselves and move along.

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2017-05_LT-HowToPeak

How to Really Peak in High School… and the Rest of Your Life

I was supposed to be having the time of my life just like I saw on TV and in the movies, but the movies never showed the sadness I was going through or the hurt I was causing myself and others by living only for myself.

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2017-07_LT-Mass)Adoration

Why Mass is Better than Adoration

Perhaps the reason why so many of us feel like Adoration is better than Mass is because we anticipate and prepare our hearts. We walk in expecting a Heavenly experience. Do we do that for the Mass too?

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2017-07_LT-EverythingSoHeavy

Why is Everything so Heavy?

Even when things feel heavy, we can rest assured that we are not abandoned. We are not too far gone. We have a peace deeper than this world

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2017-07_LT-OfferItUp

Offer it up: Letting God Redeem Your Pain

As Catholics, we believe that Christ invites us to unite our suffering with His Passion and that, when we do this, our suffering takes on redemptive power.

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2017-07_LT-ToTheBone

There is Hope: The Hidden Gospel in “To the Bone”

I have a strong conviction that the Gospel hides in plain sight more often than we may be comfortable to admit. We see the Gospel easily in our churches, in our religion classes, on retreats, and in our Life Nights. But I believe that God, the source of all goodness, […]

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2017-07_LT-ModestyOnTheGram

Modesty on the Gram

Our society has conditioned us as young women to believe that the more skin we show the more empowered we become. But this could not be further from the truth.

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