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Grumbling Mass Goer

I loved Jesus and had a deep devotion to our Holy Mother. I loved being Catholic, and yet I absolutely hated going to Mass. However, thatRead more »

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A Name Most Powerful: Mary

Yet, we see in the Gospels that she also kept all things in her heart. The difficult moments in teaching a toddler-Jesus to not tantrum, orRead more »

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

Intersection of Faith and Mental Illness

In my mental health talks to youth groups, I share how there are two parallel lines running through my life. As my spiritual journeyRead more »

REVIEW The Island of Two Trees

REVIEW: The Island of Two Trees

The Island of Two Trees is a story born through the authors creative play with his children, and based off of an actual model island heRead more »

He Calls Us to Journey with Him

He Calls Us to Journey with Him

Jesus wants us to know Him. He desires our hearts. He desperately calls us to Him. He calls us near, always present, always working behindRead more »

LikeSmallChildrenRuntoJesus

Like Small Children, Run to Jesus

One Sunday at Mass when he was around seven years old, Peter slid out of the pew and, before Jay even realized what was happening, he ranRead more »

Of Note-May 2019

Each month, on the first Friday, you can find Of Note filled with posts that are inspiring, knowledgeable, cover current events, andRead more »

REVIEW Everyday Evangelism for Catholics Cathy Duff

REVIEW: Everyday Evangelism by Cathy Duffy

Overview Evangelization.  Sometimes a scary word for Catholics.  Lions and tigers and bears and…evangelization.  OhRead more »

Lead Me Letting Go and Letting God

Lead Me: Letting Go and Letting God

When we do not habitually communicate with one another our friendship changes, our intimacy dwindles. We intentionally make time to connectRead more »

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What if it Didn’t Have to be so Hard?

I had some friends telling me my place was at home, and at home is where I should stay. And then I had some friends saying I could have itRead more »

It Had to Start Somewhere

It Had to Start Somewhere

If you’re like me and you’ve stared down the barrel of years’ worth of bad habits, now is a good time to look back andRead more »

LosingYourMarble

Losing Your Marble

Why are we so afraid to be ourselves? Post-secondary students, I’m looking at you. Ironic how in a place where our ambitions areRead more »

A Mom's Reflection on the Final Four

A Mom’s Reflections on the Final Four

In all the years I’ve not-so-graciously watched basketball, football, and soccer, I haven’t learned much. My interest lies primarily in theRead more »

RaisingRoleModels

Raising Role Models

All women are born with one natural female role model: their mother. A loving mother will teach them about all the other amazing heroinesRead more »

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Food For The Soul: God’s Plan For Structure

Some call it discipline, others control, but mastering techniques for healthier habits takes more than our own strength.  Jesus’ act ofRead more »