by: RandiI don’t go to confession nearly as often as I’d like, but when I do, it’s always this image of the vast towering cross andRead more »
by: Anni HarryI was once told to pray for the person I was struggling to like and respect. I didn’t want to pray for them, but IRead more »
by: Martina KreitzerThe disconnect between who we are in real life and who we become online (as a society) has become so polarizing in andRead more »
by: Martina KreitzerWas it coincidental that it came about when I decided to pray a 54 day novena to St. Joseph? Was it that God knew myRead more »
Being angry with people is one of the leading reasons I land myself in Confession. Once, I had been offended by someone deeply, and feltRead more »
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 »
I often find in conversations that people aren’t regularly attending confession. They have a lot of reasons. Sometimes its fear, sometimesRead more »
During a homily a couple years ago, the chaplain at the time shared a quote based on Pope Saint John XXIII’s Coat of Arms. The quote said,Read more »
I have a love/hate relationship with social media.
I have given up on most platforms.
Twitter seems like a savage wasteland to me.
PeopleRead more »
What is it about parenting that can make us too controlling? How do we find the happy medium between guiding children andRead more »
I stood at the doorway of my room, completely overwhelmed just looking at the piles I knew I finally had to deal with. I had been puttingRead more »
One of the biggest challenges I have undertaken was forgiving my ex-husband. I think most people who have walked this single parent roadRead more »
My palms were sweating like crazy. It was only my second attempt at the Sacrament of Reconciliation since returning to the Catholic ChurchRead more »
Since the time my children were little I have always told them that they will become the people they surround themselves with. This meansRead more »
I teach a high school literature course and one of the texts that is a favorite of students and a favorite of mine is The Picture ofRead more »
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