Month: April 2012

What Am I Doing Here??

The most popular post on my blog has consistently been “Your Talent is God’s Gift to You; What You Do With it is Your Gift to God.”  After noticing this trend I also noticed that it was neither categorized nor tagged.  This means that people are purposefully googling this quote or something similar.  It seems…

Like It's the First Time

Tonight a few people from my school were welcomed into the Catholic Church and I had the incredible privilege of being one of my best friend’s sponsor.  My friend was so excited to receive the Eucharist for the first time.  I’m jealous that he received the Body and Blood with a better understanding of the…

Enduring Hope for the Battle

I’ve had a few comments concerning my posts about persecution.  Since it seems to be a common concern, I thought this issue deserved another post. Firstly, there was concern that I am feeling hopeless in the face of this persecution or afraid in some way.  Don’t worry readers, this is not the case.  God tells…

Every Life is Beautiful

I just went to see the movie October Baby and wow.  If you haven’t seen this film yet, please do a.s.a.p. It tells the tale of nineteen year old Hannah, who discovers she was adopted and an abortion survivor all in the same day.  The movie didn’t shy away from showing the physical, emotional and…

Spiritual Warfare and the Coming Persecution

I just watched this video of Glenn Beck talking about the Catholic Church and thought it was great.  He talks about how the Vatican is strengthening itself for spiritual battle and the harsh persecution against Catholics that is surely coming (and has already started).  It is imperative for every Catholic to realize the reality of…

How Do You Tend to the Wounds of Christ?

For the past few years my church has had a great Good Friday tradition: “Social Justice” Stations of the Cross.  This involves the confirmation class narrating the stations of the cross along with reflections on the lives of people of faith who have served humanity in some great way.  The people included were: St. Padre…

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