31 Unique Ideas to Become Holy in 2017

New Year’s resolutions. Yeah, yeah. We all have them every year. “I’m going to eat healthy this year,” I say, as I stuff a jelly-filled donut into my mouth. “I’m going to become the holiest version of myself,” I say, as I grow lax in prayer. But no longer will this be you! I want […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 2017

Hey y’all! It’s been a while. It is the last day of 2016 and, quite frankly, it’s been quite the year. For me, personally, it’s been a year of a lot of milestones. I graduated from high school, went on a mission trip, went to Poland for World Youth Day, worked a ton, and started […]

later you will understand.

Jesus knew that His hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved His own in the world and He loved them to the end…Fully aware that the Father had put everything into His power and that He had come from God and was returning to God, He rose from supper and took […]

Dear High School Me

Dear scared, naive, and optimistic 14 year old me, I know you’re scared. You’re leaving all of your friends behind. The world ahead of you seems scary. I know you’re frightened of lockers and a school with 2,000 people and ohgoshwhatifyourbestfriendisntinallofyourclasses?! High school’s going to be a very formative time in your life. You’re going […]

Why Virginity Doesn’t Rock.

READER’s DISCRETION: I discuss sexuality and chastity in this post. If either of those make you uncomfortable, might I suggest you either (1) don’t read this post or, even better, (2) familiarize yourself with John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, then come back and read this. 🙂  So, I don’t know about you, but I […]