The Women Who Carried Salvation

A Reflection on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Paragraph 64 “Above all, the poor and humble of the Lord will bear this hope. Such holy women as Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Judith, and Esther kept alive the hope of Israel’s salvation. The purest figure among them is Mary.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀CCC 64⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀The poor and humbleContinue reading “The Women Who Carried Salvation”

Exclusive Access to More Resources Available Today!

Resources for Explaining God’s Existence, Reading Scripture, and Knowing Your Worth Above is the supplemental resource guide for Part One, Section 1, Ch. 1-2!  This week’s guide includes: An online central for Catholic and atheist discussions Articles breaking down the senses of Scripture Podcast recs about the Bible and God’s desire for us An underratedContinue reading “Exclusive Access to More Resources Available Today!”

God’s Existence and the Divine Revelation Debate

Special Note for Blog Readers: This post is simply to share that this week’s videos are live on YouTube! Throughout the remainder of the week, I will be writing about points from this section that were not included in the video and sharing additional resources. Here’s what you can expect this week on the blog:Continue reading “God’s Existence and the Divine Revelation Debate”

Setting the Tone for Studying the Catechism

In this first week of our Catechism Read-through, the Apostolic Constitution and Prologue establish the spirit in which we are to read and approach the Catechism. Does the Catechism Help us Correct Each Other? The Catechism is an ideal reference point to learn what the Church teaches and better explain her teachings in conversation. But,Continue reading “Setting the Tone for Studying the Catechism”

Fresh Approaches to Catholic Prayer Practices

In this month’s contribution for Catholic Stand, I shared how trying different versions of classic prayer practices can be an easy way to give your spiritual life a boost this Lent. If reading the Catechism has you hungry for more, you can read the original post here: https://catholicstand.com/fresh-approaches-to-classic-prayer-practices/

Why I Value My Love Story’s Flaws

“Sometimes it seems the best stories are the ones that involve the most hardship. As a writer and bit of a romantic, I always hoped my love story would be a good one. However, I did not realize until after I was married that the many difficulties my husband and I faced while dating wereContinue reading “Why I Value My Love Story’s Flaws”

NFP Cultivated Our Trust in God

In a piece last year for Catholic collaborative blog, Catholic Stand, I shared a little about my husband’s and my journey with NFP.  We started our marriage avoiding pregnancy, against our hopes to be open from the start.  Continued health struggles meant continuing this avoidance, but God’s will prevailed when we offered up our sufferingsContinue reading “NFP Cultivated Our Trust in God”