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Recognizing the Heart of Christ

Once when I was at a party, a group of people arrived. I couldn't make out who they all were because they were too far away, but very quickly I recognized my friend by how she was walking and what she could of been wearing. I know weird right, but it happened. 😉 I was thinking about this the other day and how well I know my family and some of my friends because of how much time I've spent with them. We long to spend time with the people we care the most about, and it is through this time spent together that we come to know each other more and deepen our relationship. Yet how much time do I spend with the one whom I say I love the most, Jesus Christ? ...

Finding God Outside of Church

"How great is your name, O Lord our God, through all the earth! ... When I see the heavens, the work of your hands, the moon and the stars which You arranged, what is man that you should keep him in mind, mortal man that you care for him?" Psalm 8 were the words on my heart as I experienced for the first time a week in the mountains. I just recently returned from a Catholic retreat with twenty other young adults of camping in the mountains with a climb to the 14,000ft peak...

Where to Find the Friends God Gave You

Growing up we were always told, "Friends come and go but family is forever. So make your siblings your best friends." Growing up we rolled our eyes and kept up our typical sibling banter. But now that I'm grown up I am eternally grateful for listening before it was too late...

The Question of My Life | My Testimony Part 2

Raise your hand if you are a disciple of Jesus... Okay put your hand down, that's weird. But do ask yourself, "Am I a disciple of Jesus?" If you answered yes I want to take you on a journey of thought I recently experienced in a homily at Mass.

Where I Find Joy This Christmas

Merry Christmas!! Jesus is born and the day is finally HERE!!!! ​[insert shimmy​] ;D I hope your season is filled with joy and love as we approach the coming year by welcoming the Light of the World into our hearts. Did... Continue Reading →

The Surest and Easiest Way to Sainthood

The first day of this new year was one of the best days of my life because it was the beginning of a new life.  For 33 days I had been preparing for this day and finally it was here. ... Continue Reading →

Your Name Is Worth More Than You Think

One reason St. John Paul II was greatly loved is because he made the extra effort to remember the name of each person he met and little things about them.  He remembered the names of Swiss guards, seminarians, and other... Continue Reading →

What Church Did Jesus Start? | Apologetic Tidbit #1

"I grew up Catholic but have since joined the Baptist Church.  Does it truly matter what Christian denomination I belong to as long as I love Jesus?  If it does matter, how do I know what church is the true... Continue Reading →

Why is Modesty Important?

Modesty is hard.  I admit it, staying modestly dressed takes commitment and struggle in this day and age.  I love fashion and really enjoy shopping, but when I put that and modesty together in this culture I’m faced with a... Continue Reading →

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