The Greatest “Story” Ever Told: Evangelizing on Instagram

For me, the central goal of posting on Instagram isn’t to get likes or rake in followers (although those certainly used to be some of my main motivations) but instead to present an authentic representation of who I am, what I do, and what I love. And, certainly, a central part of all three of these areas is my Catholic faith…

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When to Block Them

The moment you decide to block an account, a full shutdown of interaction between that profile and your own occurs. If someone is struggling to get the message you’ve tried to communicate to them, the block button might be the way to go. It is a power move for sure, but one that might be necessary for some situations.

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#MissionLife: How to Share Your Mission Trip Without Being the Worst

But in our social-media-consumed world, sometimes the first inclination when we go on mission is to come back and to post a glamour shot surrounded by minorities from an impoverished community to Instagram with a trite caption featuring a bible verse and cute little saying about how much more was received than what was given.

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Why Comparison is Hurting Your Prayer Life

I was in the middle of working on my own prayer life, and it’s not worth any less just because it didn’t look like anyone else’s. It only seemed ordinary because I was used to it, not because it was any less than enough.

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Virality and Virtue: the Rise of “Internet Fame”

If you’re chasing your dream by creating content that people tend to enjoy and it just so happens that you become famous, then fantastic! Seeking fame as a first priority when it comes to your dream, however, is to misuse the gifts that God has given you.

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Creating Your Personal Catholic Brand

Branding yourself Catholic is hard work, and only the most elite can even begin to do it. There are no days off, no study breaks, and absolutely no nap times.

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Freshman Check-in

By now, my dear freshman friend, you’re probably in a pretty good groove when it comes to high school. Your locker is set up, you know the route between your classes, and you actually respond to your Spanish name now, right? So it seems like a good time to stop and evaluate: how are things going so far?

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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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When the Saints Seem too Cool for You

The saints lived incredible, heroic, nearly unbelievable moments because their love for God was just as radical in those moments as it was in the most un-incredible moments of their lives.

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A Face Behind the Screen: A Guide to Internet Dialogue

Great dialogue can happen on social media, and that people can even be pointed to truth through these online conversations. But hearts won’t be led to truth if we don’t follow some guidelines.

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