Meet the (New) Saints… Pope Paul VI (Part 1 of 7)

On October 14, 2018, Pope Francis held the canonization Mass for seven blesseds.  Now saints, these holy individuals join the ranks of the souls we know to be in heaven who can intercede for us in a special way before the Father.  This post is part of a seven part series that will tell theContinue reading “Meet the (New) Saints… Pope Paul VI (Part 1 of 7)”

Quizzes, Concerts, and Roller Coasters

I remember sitting in my high school theology classroom, chanting these words in unison with fifteen other girls: “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy, but I come so that they might have life and might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 That verse was one of the passages that my theologyContinue reading “Quizzes, Concerts, and Roller Coasters”

Inside… the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Welcome to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception!  I’d been meaning to visit here for quite a while, and I was very grateful to get the opportunity to go.  My parents and I were on vacation in Vermont one summer, and it just so happened to be the feast of the Assumption of the BlessedContinue reading “Inside… the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception”

Inside… St. Thomas More

For longer than I have been alive, my extended family has been scattered around the country.  I grew up in New Jersey with my immediate family.  My mom’s side of the family has pockets in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Indiana.  My dad’s side of the family spread from New Jersey to Utah, Nevada, California, andContinue reading “Inside… St. Thomas More”

Inside… St. Catherine’s of Meath Street

As you may have noticed by my Instagram posts recently, I am in Ireland!  I have been so immensely blessed by the opportunity to study abroad for a semester in Dublin.  I have wanted to visit Ireland for many years, so it is really exciting and fulfilling that I get to be here. My secondContinue reading “Inside… St. Catherine’s of Meath Street”