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The Gift of the Rosary

The Gift of the Rosary

by: Alyssa AzulMy very first rosary was given to me by my grandmother when I was around 5 years old, It was blessed in Rome and had aRead more »

The Plan after Unplanned

The Plan after Unplanned

by: Alyssa AzulI was no stranger to the Planned Parenthood controversy before entering the theater. I used to listen to Lila RoseRead more »

Loss and Legacy

Loss and Legacy

by: Alyssa AzulThrough death I begin to understand what it means to honour someone else’s legacy. Oxford dictionary tells us that a legacyRead more »


Losing Your Marble

by: Alyssa AzulWhy are we so afraid to be ourselves? Post-secondary students, I’m looking at you. Ironic how in a place where ourRead more »

Behind the Cinder Blocks, jail, ministry, corporal works of mercy,

Behind the Cinder Blocks…

by: Alyssa AzulI was under the impression that I would be be praying with the inmates through a screen of some sort. Imagine the look onRead more »

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

by: Alyssa AzulI never thought that I would  be digging out that old C.S. Lewis book I read when I was in junior high out of my musty oldRead more »

A Visit from Upstairs,

A Visit from Upstairs

by: Alyssa AzulMy intention for going to this congress was to escape. Burnt out by my service in my ministry, as well as frustrated withRead more »

Don’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!

Photo by Gades Photography on Unsplash Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You inviteRead more »

Loving Me Through Him

image credit: Love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39) we are told.Read more »

Prayer Spotlight: Litany of Patience

Image Credit:   The Litany of Patience has been one of my  favouriteRead more »

The Rigorous Road to Confession

I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »

Loved as His Daughter

Loved as His daughter

by: Alyssa AzulWe all yearn to be noticed and loved by our fathers, especially as daughters. With our God, I think it’s easy to feel likeRead more »

Heart of His

Heart of His

by: Alyssa AzulAs an eldest daughter with a single mom, I’ve invested years into killing my desire for love and validation. I’ve guardedRead more »

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