The season of Advent in the Catholic Church is a season of preparation, extending over four Sundays before Christmas. Advent comes from the Latin advenio, “to come to,” and refers to the coming of Christ. The coming of Christ refers to the celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas; the coming of Christ in our lives through grace..
It goes without saying that dating in today’s world can be frustrating. It’s difficult to find someone who shares your faith and your values. Online dating is the most popular way for couples to meet today. If you are trying online dating or thinking about it, then this post is for you. Thankfully there are..
The world tells us every day what women should be or should not be, sentiments like; ‘you should look like this’ or ‘have this successful career’, etc. This is exhausting. As women, we should strive for good faith formation, cultivate beauty, and look to our eternal destination which is heaven. It is in our very..
“DEAR YOUNG PEOPLE, LET YOURSELVES BE TAKEN OVER BY THE LIGHT OF CHRIST, AND SPREAD THAT LIGHT WHEREVER YOU ARE.” –ST. JOHN PAUL II The feast day of St Pope John Paul II is coming up this week on 22nd October. This well-known Pope and saint inspired so many young people across the world..
Learning to protect our hearts is an important part of our spiritual journey. But what does this mean? How can we guard our hearts? The concept of guarding our hearts comes from Proverbs 4:23-26, “Keep your heart with all vigilance; for from it flow the springs of life. Put away from you crooked speech, and..
One of the main things I love about St Louis and St Zelie Martin’s relationship is their devotion and love for each other. Their letters to each other show how beautiful and extraordinary their affection was to each other. “Your husband and true friend who loves you for life.” -Louis “I embrace you with all..
Blessed Solanus Casy often said ‘thank God ahead of time‘, he knew God would always do what was best for him. To have gratitude means to have a thankful disposition of the heart and mind. So how can we practice gratitude? Firstly we can be grateful for the blessings in our lives, be it our..
It can be difficult to navigate through the confusing dating culture in today’s society. The fear of rejection is real for men and there is a crisis in masculinity when it comes to commitment, there is a tendency to go with the flow and see what happens in most relationships nowadays. This is not what..
According to the documentary Chasing Beauty, • 25% of young American women would rather win America’s Next Top Model than the Nobel Peace Prize. • And, 23% of young American women would rather lose the ability to read than lose their figures. How did we get to this? Culture has been reduced beauty to inspire..
In a day and age where Youtube, blogs, podcasts, and influencers are all career options, how can one navigate around the constant pressures of what to look like, what to do, where to go, etc? I want you to consider what is influencing you right now in your life? A person can be influenced positively..