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The Eucharist: Bishop Barron, The Catechism, and Cooper

6 Facts About the Eucharist taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church 1. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself.2. All who eat the one broken bread, Christ, enter Read more…


Cultivating Virtue

Everyday is a grand opportunity to grow in virtue, strengthen ones soul, and fall more in love with Christ. Everyday is a grand opportunity to love ones neighbor, ones family, and ones self with great patience. There is opportunity all Read more…


The Breaking of the Bread

Our weary hearts and skewed vision strain to understand, to see, and to believe. We do our best to comprehend. But often our best efforts of complete, abandoned faith feel fake. Our doubts stand out because they make more sense Read more…


Like Christmas Morning

My parents recently returned from Spain where they spent over a month walking the Camino De Santiago. The day after they got back they made a trip to little old Hillsdale to visit us for the weekend. I know they Read more…


On The Edge

The morning light begins to seep through the darkness, but it’s still foggy and chilly. The light is intriguing, but we have come to believe the lies of the darkness. It’s hard to walk away completely so we stand at Read more…


Stop Seeking God’s Will

I was scrolling through Instagram the other day when the words “stop seeking God’s will” caught my attention. I landed upon a picture of a young missionary who had given up everything to follow Christ. My eyes rolled in confusion Read more…


Selfishness + Prayer

Come, sit at his feet and stay a while. There is no judgement, only forgiveness and mercy. There is no confusion, only peace and joy. How often do well-meaning people avoid sitting at the feet of Christ? We refuse to Read more…


My Greatest Help

What’s bringing me closer to Jesus? One year ago I watched “The Second Greatest Story Ever Told” on Formed. It was the first time I’d heard the intimate details behind the teaching of Divine Mercy. It was the first time Read more…


Following Her Footsteps

It’s a funny thing, the way He plants tiny seeds. Every where I turn I hear and see the same message. A sign of becoming more, a sign of taking that next step towards His will. I can’t ignore His Read more…


Go, Love Your Family

Yesterday was the feast day of Mother Teresa and my Social Media feeds were filled with inspiration and advice from her time on earth.  God lived in her so evidently that even now, hearing her words, I hear the voice Read more…