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December 15, 2019

 Photo by Lachlan Gowen

This time of year can be really hard. While choirs sing of comfort and joy many people find themselves tending more towards discomfort and despair. For reasons of physical and mental illness, loneliness, the loss of a loved one, family distance o...

November 15, 2019

Photo by Katie Moretta

One of the greatest issues I combat in the spiritual life is the drawing in of myself in a bland sentiment of being content.

I realize that often, a major stumbling block we face in our pursuit of sainthood is numbness.

In this earthly pilgrimage, I...

October 1, 2018

 Photo by Katie Moretta

“What am I going to do with my life?”

This question feels unanswerable. On some days I want to become a teacher, others a social worker, others an academic, and by the end of each week I just want to be retired. I’m burning myself out trying to fi...

September 13, 2018

As many young Catholics head back to school, The Catholic Millennial will be sharing the insight of Catholics who have experienced the challenges of secular campuses. Our second Q&A is with Nico Church, who did his Bachelors of Arts at the University of Ottawa, then gr...

March 24, 2018

Photo credits to Enjuley Evers

A few months ago, a friend said something to me that really stuck:

“You know, sometimes you’re not very good at letting yourself be loved.”

I forget the situation that warranted this comment, but the words have continuously resurfaced in my...

March 3, 2018

 Photo Credits to James McNaueal

Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant;
whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.
Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve
and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mt 20...

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...

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?...

October 7, 2017

 Photo by Enjuley Evers

From St. John Bosco to Blessed Cardinal Newman to St. Josemaria Escriva, many saints and holy people have written about the road to holiness consisting of doing well the simple tasks required of each day, called by some ‘the duty of the mome...

September 23, 2017

Photo credits to Katie Moretta 

When striving for spiritual betterment it is common for me to find myself having a quantity over quality approach to my prayer life.  I start to think that if I can just add more and more prayers to my daily repertoire, somehow I will jus...

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-1 Timothy 4:12

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