An Encounter like No Other

Writer: Lizzy Hey everyone! So, I’m currently in Rome but before that I was at this crazy random Catholic Young Adult festival in the middle of nowhere England called Walsingham. How did I end up there you may ask? Well, my friend asked me if I wanted to go and I figured – why not!…

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Living out Femininity

Writer: Shanna We don’t have to look far to see that men and women are inherently different. The culture tells women that we need to change to be like men. What the culture doesn’t know is that if there weren’t any women, especially women of faith, living out of their feminine genius, the world would…

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A Walking Witness: Shanna, Just a Handmaiden’s new Co-Writer

Hi! My name is Shanna and I am officially a co-writer for Just a Handmaiden! I haven’t always been drawn to modesty, in fact, I’ve lived on the opposite side of faith, opposed to modesty (is this an okay switch) for large portion of my life. When I had my reversion to the Catholic faith,…

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4 tips to a Successful Freshmen Year

Today I’m getting on a plane and heading to Europe. It’s crazy to think I’m going on my third year of college and have this opportunity to travel on this grand adventure. I have not a single fear or anxiety in my heart as I embark on this journey because God has been so present…

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Back to School Fashion Tips

It’s time to get back to school and we all know what that means – back to school fashion is a go. Who isn’t excited to wear all the fun pieces they found this summer to their first week of school? In high school I was always that person who rocked her first week of…

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Why We Honor Mary

This Wednesday is the Feast of the Assumption of Mary where we honor our Mother being brought up into heaven. It’s a Holy Day of Obligation where just like Sunday we are required to go to mass. This post is serving as two things: 1) a reminder to go to mass sometime this Wednesday and…

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Tips to Easy Modest Summer Packing

With the last month of summer quickly coming upon us many of you may be taking some last-minute trips before the school year begins – hopefully to somewhere warm and sunny. Packing can be an overwhelming process, especially when it’s a shorter trip or you don’t want to pay for a checked luggage

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Learning to Live My Life Fully

So, I saw Momma Mia this weekend and as I expected it was absolutely phenomenal… Sadly, this is not a post about Momma Mia. This is about how I felt after watching it. After finishing that movie, I wanted to drop everything and go travel around the world. All of these characters are filled with…

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