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abortifacient / death / prayer

2 Spooky Halloween Podcasts

Happy Halloween!  As we turn toward fun costumes and scary movies, on the eve of all Saints Day, we are reminded of the reality of the demonic world.  Public displays of witchcraft are on the rise.  This is a reminder of how serious the spiritual battle is. I love Halloween as it ushers in two […]

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Lent: The Black & White Challenge

As you prepare for Lent this year, use this opportunity to do more than give something up for 40 days. Use this time to change your life. Become a faithful and virtuous person with daily practices you can adapt to everyday life. Overconsumption of media has gotten in the way of our own self reflection […]

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To Pray or Not to Pray

"For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy." ~ St. ThéRèse of Lisieux ~       A few girls recently asked me to write a blog about prayer. Now this made […]

Catholic / dignity / education / ethics / faith / family / God / Jesus / lesbian / morality / politics / prayer / Vatican

Catholic Around the World

Sometimes we have this idea that America is the only place in the world. As young Catholics we forget there are other people in different countries who speak different languages, but are Catholic. They stand for the same exact things Catholics in the US stand for! Do you ever feel alone, like the only person […]

Christmas/Advent / Jesus / Mother Mary

Advent(ure) Into Christmas

I don’t know about you, but my favorite time of the year is Christmas. I always say I can smell it in the air. What can I smell? Joy, love, and sharing. This weekend I went on an adventure — a weekend camping retreat in the desert. Two priests and one sister from the Community […]