On Earth as it is in Heaven

By Jonathan Lynch. We have all said these words before every single time that we pray the Lord's Prayer at every single Mass that we participate in. They roll off the tongue with every decade of the rosary. But do we ever really think about what they mean...

Memento Mori

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. St. Francis of Assisi saw all of creation, including death, as a means of understanding and drawing closer to God. He wrote a beautiful poem called the “Canticle of the Creatures” in which he spoke of Brother Sun and Sister Moon and of how each gives praise to God through their mere existence...

We are Aliens!

By Andrew Kreye. Y’know the word “parish”? The place where parishioners go? It comes from the Greek word paroikia, meaning “sojourning in a foreign land.” To be a parishioner means that you are someone living temporarily in a place that you’re not originally from. So, if you go to a Catholic parish, you’re an alien...

That Time I Prayed For Friends

By Haley Arndt. What’s up, what’s up y’all! How’s life going? Because I know you are all wondering, here is a little life update about myself (I know that you weren’t actually wondering, but I like talking about myself): I am currently getting ready to GRADUATE in a few short months (whoop whoop!)...

The Necessity of Prayer

By Sean Mulcare. The importance of prayer can not be understated. It is like breathing for the soul. If you want your soul to live and to thrive, you have to pray...

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