Why I am Pro-Life

I have always considered myself pro-life. Growing up I knew that as Catholics we don’t believe in abortion and it was just common sense to me that an unborn baby in the womb is a life that should not be killed. However, once I started working at my current job, my passion for being pro-lifeContinue reading “Why I am Pro-Life”

The Importance of Priests

In my local parish we have a ministry called the “Traveling Chalice.” Families sign up to receive the traveling chalice, they host the chalice in their home for one week and pray for priests and priestly vocations including prayers for seminarians, nuns, friars, and all religious vocations. The hope is that through our prayers moreContinue reading “The Importance of Priests”

Praying for the Unborn

On this day 48 years ago, January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court of the United Sates ruled to legalize abortion nationwide in the historical case, Roe v. Wade. Since that tragic day, more the 60 million unborn babies have been killed by abortion in the United States alone. This is why, today, Catholics join inContinue reading “Praying for the Unborn”

Here I am. You called me.

“Here I am. You called me.” Yesterday during Mass this continuously rang in my mind. In the first reading, we repeatedly see Samuel saying this in response to God’s call. Though he doesn’t realize it was God right away, at the end of the passage God reveals himself to Samuel. Samuel’s response: “Speak, for yourContinue reading “Here I am. You called me.”

Hopes for 2021

The Lord took Abram outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can. Just so,” he added, “shall your descendants be.” Abram put his faith in the lord, who credited it to him as an act of righteousness. Genesis 15:5-6 This bible passage has always been one of myContinue reading “Hopes for 2021”

Rest in the Lord’s Presence

God’s presence can be found unexpectedly, in places you’d never imagine, when you least expect it. God’s presence is always present. As long as you have your eyes open to Him, you will see Him everywhere. This past weekend my mom and I found ourselves in the chapel of a Carmelite Monastery of an orderContinue reading “Rest in the Lord’s Presence”