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January 21, 2018

Jesus calls us to suffer joyfully. But for many, these two words do not even belong in the same sentence. That might be because our understanding of suffering is flawed. I know mine was. But then, when I watched someone I loved become sick and suffer, this concept of j...

January 4, 2018

As someone who has been in the depths of self-hatred and has crawled out the other side I can now come across as somewhat of a self-love billboard. At my best, I will listen to your woes and offer a comforting cup of tea or shoulder to lean on or place to stay. At my w...

December 22, 2017

I have always loved praying the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, and love them even more as we approach Christmas. The story of Christmas has always struck me as so gentle and cozy... but this year my attitude towards this feast is changing. As the beads of my Rosary pa...

December 9, 2017

 Photo credits to Enjuley Evers

Have you ever had a time in your life when everything seemed to fall apart? Literally EVERYTHING? Your mind begins to list disappointments as if they were a checklist and you just sit there in tears as you recall each thing that’s happene...

November 25, 2017

 Photo credits to Katie Moretta 

"Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. Everything passes away except God." -St. Teresa of Ávila

Lots has changed over the past two years and I feel like I haven't had a chance to catch up with it all, or with myself. Lots i...

November 19, 2017

One of my favorite family traditions of the Holiday Season is attending the Thanksgiving Mass at my local parish. To be honest, the only highlight of that mass used to be the performance put on by 1st Grade CCD students singing songs of Thanksgiving to our Lord. Howeve...

November 11, 2017

 Photo via Enjuley Evers

The more I explore my Catholic faith and grow deeper in my relationship with Christ, and the more I access the sacraments and spend time in prayer, the more I realize just how sinful I am.

I don't think it's that I'm becoming more sinful, just th...

November 4, 2017

1. "Let nothing perturb you, nothing frighten you. All things pass. God does not change. Patience achieves everything." -St Teresa of Avila

2. “Jesus does not demand great actions from us, but simply surrender and gratitude." -St Terese of Lisieux 

3. "Go forth in p...

October 28, 2017

Anyone who knows me is well aware of the fact that I am not a morning person.

I cannot count the number of times I’ve had the great intention of waking up early the next morning, and even set an alarm clock, only to casually switch the alarm off in the morning and go ba...

October 21, 2017

 Photo credits to Katie Moretta 

"I came that they might have life and have it abundantly" -John 10:10

"Why do I need You?" is such a harsh question, but nonetheless a question I've asked God many times. Why do I need this supernatural, distant, often unresponsive being?...

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The Catholic Millennial

"Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity." 

-1 Timothy 4:12

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