A Short Guide for Catholics Coping with the Coronavirus

A Short Guide for Catholics Coping with the Coronavirus

If churches around you have closed or canceled public Masses and if you are spending more time at home we wanted to share a few online options with you so that you can still watch Mass — and have a fruitful Lent. Here are a few options for you: + You can watch...
Jesus’ Three Temptations & His Responses

Jesus’ Three Temptations & His Responses

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “Temptations are easy for me to fall into. I’m good at convincing myself that the sin isn’t really so bad, or I feed myself the lie that because it was far easier for Jesus to fight off temptation, I should get a free...
“Can you drink the chalice I’m going to drink?”

“Can you drink the chalice I’m going to drink?”

Our online, self-paced Pray More Lenten Retreat begins on Ash Wednesday! Here’s a trailer for the retreat. During the retreat, we’ll work on returning to the Lord this Lent: with our hearts and minds, through our prayers and actions. We have five speakers,...
“This is the potential of all suffering”

“This is the potential of all suffering”

This week’s must-reads: + Our (online) Pray More Lenten Retreat begins on Ash Wednesday! That’s just one week away!! This retreat will help you meditate on the Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection. It’s all online and it’s self-paced, so you can do...
“Valleys are not forever”

“Valleys are not forever”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + First, it’s National Marriage Week! Here’s how I met my husband. It’s a sweet story if you ask me! 😉 + I recently went to a Quilt Guild meeting where I heard about a Sunshine Committee. I loved the idea and...
“God transforms everything”

“God transforms everything”

Here are this week’s must-reads: + “Sunday’s responsorial psalm (“Here I am, Lord, I come to do Your will”) coupled perfectly with this line from the Gospel: ““Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.”...
“He couldn’t be closer to us.” (A New Year)

“He couldn’t be closer to us.” (A New Year)

Happy new year! Here are this week’s must-reads: + “We all struggle with the lie that God withholds from or is holding out on us. But a good Father does not give His Heart in pieces. He gives us every single part of His Heart, His presence. It is all ours...
The Lord Will Reveal Himself — Even in Your Pain

The Lord Will Reveal Himself — Even in Your Pain

I hope you’re having a beautiful Advent season so far! It’s difficult to slow down during this season, isn’t it? To spend a moment in silence, to offer the Lord a few more minutes in prayer… There are a lot of obstacles that can keep us from...
Advent: A Time of Availability & Receptivity

Advent: A Time of Availability & Receptivity

Advent is one of my favorite seasons of the year! I like to start Advent by looking to the Annunciation, where I’m reminded of what my posture should look like throughout this season (and all of my life): one of availability & receptivity to the sometimes...
“Nobody is doing it all on their own”

“Nobody is doing it all on their own”

Here’s this week’s must-reads: + “One of those special Catholic things: Novenas” + “I am short-tempered, vehement, nervous and passionate but still I love you! I am disobedient, stubborn and defiant yet I love you! I am restless, hasty...