Change Gonna Come

By Marc Rademaker. New classes, new job, new year, new season. As the snow is settled on the ground and the weather turns to bitter cold, I’m reminded of how constant change is...

St. Teresa of Ávila

By Jonathan Lynch When you hear "Doctor of the Church," what do you think? A phrase like that probably doesn't get you hyped, pumped, or otherwise thrilled. It's easy to dismiss the saints who bear that title as "ancient geniuses," "really pious people," and "lofty intellectual guys." And while these saints (there are three dozen... Continue Reading →

Song Reflection: “Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus)” by Chris Rice

By Bryn Rademaker. At World Youth Day in 2005, St. John Paul II shared this unforgettable message not just with the people of Germany but with the entire world. His words impacted the hearts of the youth and adults and inspired them to seek Jesus through everything they did. These words continue to do so even today, 14 years later, reminding us of how utterly close the Lord is to us despite what the world tells us...

Your Typical Lent Pump-Up Blog

By Haley Arndt. Depending on how many Catholic social media platforms you may or may not follow, this might just be the three-hundredth blog that you’ve scrolled through with the word Lent in the title. BUT DON’T SCROLL PAST THIS ONE...

St. Francis: A Mission Received

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. When St. Francis had his conversion, most people thought he was CRAZY, including his own father. However, instead of being discouraged, he persevered in trusting the Lord and in following the specific call from Jesus in his life to draw ever nearer to God in the particular way planned for him...

Who Are You?

By Haley Arndt. So, this just occurred to me: some of you don’t know who I am. Sure, you have gotten to know me through reading my blogs for the past six months (wow, six months already?!?). But the real heart to knowing someone is knowing their story. It’s knowing where they came from, what they’ve gone through, and how they got to where they are today...

Papa Pete: An Invitation (Ep. 2)

By Sarah Wilder. Many of us know of Jesus' first encounter with Peter in the Scriptures. But how many of us could identify the second encounter? Peter often is seen as relatable because of his mistakes and shortcomings, but it's also good to remember his great acts of faith that helped to form him as one of the greatest saints in the memory of the Church.

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