“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” -St. Augustine I’m so excited to read another chapter of this book God’s written! My adventure began yesterday, leaving my apartment for Jenna’s. We made it to Confession & Palm Sunday Mass- What an incredible way to begin our pilgrimage… Continue reading And We’re Off!
This past weekend, I spent the weekend with my friend, Jenna. We went to Philly together (see my previous post) back in October and have been planning another trip too. Now that we’re down to only two months out, we’re getting really excited to head to Italy for a full eight days, plus two days… Continue reading 60 Days and Counting!
“All that is good, all that is true and all that is beautiful brings us to God. Because God is good, God is beauty, God is truth.” – Pope Francis at the Festival of Families, Sept. 26, 2015 There are so many things, moments, opportunities, in this world that can bring us closer to God… Continue reading Beauty in Philly
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” – Matthew 28:19-20 I first memorized these words of Christ when I was a junior in high school. Today, it… Continue reading Going on Mission
This is one of my favorite hymns for the Feast of Christ the King: Now this version has orchestra and choir, but it can also be moving with the organ and a full congregation singing it at the end of mass. But in the end, what does it mean to have a Sovereign King? Jesus… Continue reading To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King
A week from today… is one of my favorite feast days of the year that falls during Ordinary Time. The Feast of Christ the King is absolutely fantastic and beautiful! I love it. Okay, I’m a little biased, I’ll admit it. After spending time as a postulant with the School Sisters of Christ the King,… Continue reading Christ the King
This photo a day thing is a bit harder than I was thinking it would be… Mainly I keep forgetting until towards the end of the day. So this week’s are all taken with my phone, minimally edited on my phone, and of simple everyday things. Day 2: This is a handle on one of… Continue reading Photo a Day, Week 1
Today, the college was consecrated to Christ through Mary and the new fountain was blessed–what a beautiful way to start out the 23rd year of my life!
This summer, I had the opportunity to do an internship at a Catholic parish with their youth minister. I had an abundant of opportunities–learning, growing, getting to know teens. On my first day there, we began plans for a series of nights for the middle and high school students to occur during the same week… Continue reading An Abundant Life is a Life of Prayer
Recently, Jen’s post Notes from beneath the veil : Conversion Diary has been getting some attention from a few blogs I follow, including Fr. Z in his post A woman’s report on wearing a veil in church for the first time. Jen’s post, which I read the day it was posted, and Fr. Z’s has caused me… Continue reading Veiling in Church