A Reflection on St. Bernadette

“I shall spend every moment loving. One who loves does not notice her trials; or perhaps more accurately, she is able to love them. I shall do everything for Heaven, my true home. There I shall find my Mother in all the splendor of her glory. I shall delight with her in the joy ofContinue reading “A Reflection on St. Bernadette”

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”

Bible Verses on Prayer

I can’t even begin to put into words just how important prayer is. Prayer is the foundation of building a personal relationship with God. Through prayer, we express our joys, struggles, hopes, fears and every emotion in between to the Lord. Through prayer, we thank God for his many blessings. Through prayer, we get toContinue reading “Bible Verses on Prayer”

Why It’s Important to Pray with your Spouse

“Again, truly I tell you, if two of you agree on earth about anything you ask, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.” Matthew 18:19-20 We go a good amount of our lives leading up toContinue reading “Why It’s Important to Pray with your Spouse”

Good Friday: Sorrow and Gratitude

Were you there when they crucified my Lord?Were you there when they crucified my Lord?Oh, sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble, trembleWere you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they nailed Him to the cross?Were you there when they nailed Him to the cross?Oh, sometimes it causes me toContinue reading “Good Friday: Sorrow and Gratitude”

Listen to the Word of God, Not the World

How much easier would it be to listen to everything the world tells us? Life would be so much easier if we just went with the status quo, followed the societal norms, but that’s not what we’re called to do as children of God. We are called to a much more difficult way of life.Continue reading “Listen to the Word of God, Not the World”

Mass: The Place Where I Feel at Home

You never realize how much you love something until it’s gone. In 2020, when Churches were closed, I realized how much I love attending Mass. I had never noticed how much it’s a part of me until I couldn’t attend, until I was forced to watch Mass from my living room on my laptop. IContinue reading “Mass: The Place Where I Feel at Home”

How to Discern God’s Will For You

Discerning God’s will is hard. At times we think we’ve got it, and then we’re thrown a curveball. How many times do we wish we could just give him a call and ask him what we’re supposed to do? Striving to live our life according to God’s will is a lot easier said than done.Continue reading “How to Discern God’s Will For You”

Bible Verses that Speak to You

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord, “Plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (RSVCE) This Bible verse got me through so many hard times. When I was in my later years of college, I faced several different struggles. ItContinue reading “Bible Verses that Speak to You”