Defending Our Faith with Kindness

Catholics out there, do you have a hard time seeing others talk poorly about Mary, the saints, our beliefs and teachings? I know I do. Many of us will try to defend our beliefs and explain why we believe certain things and yet, most of the time, we still leave the conversation misunderstood. It’s reallyContinue reading “Defending Our Faith with Kindness”

Honoring the Virgin Mary

May is the month of Mary. And as we approach the end of the month, I wanted to reflect on our Blessed Mother. As Jesus hung from the cross, he told John, the beloved disciple, “Behold, your mother!” In that moment, Mary became a mother to us all. As Catholics, we often get called MaryContinue reading “Honoring the Virgin Mary”

Honoring Jesus through Mary this New Year

“We never give more honor to Jesus than when we honor his Mother, and we honor her simply and solely to honor him all the more perfectly. We go to her only as a way leading to the goal we seek – Jesus, her son.” St. Louis de Montfort Is there a better way toContinue reading “Honoring Jesus through Mary this New Year”

St. John Paul II: A Look at his Life

What a special place this man has in my heart. I was 9 years old when he passed away and I remember my mom crying as she watched it on tv, but I didn’t understand what was happening. I knew he was the pope but it wasn’t until high school that I began to learnContinue reading “St. John Paul II: A Look at his Life”

Following God’s Will

“Let it be done unto me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38) This famous line from the Bible is spoken by Mary. It’s also known as Mary’s fiat – the immediate acceptance and consent to God’s will for her life. In latin, fiat means “let it be done.” We see this line when the ArchangelContinue reading “Following God’s Will”