Immaculate Conception – What does it Mean for Us?

Happy Feast day of the Immaculate Conception! First off make sure you get to mass because it’s a holy day of obligation!! So, what is this feast day all about – because it isn’t about Jesus being conceived that is for sure. A lot of people question Mary’s free will in her choice in being…

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Learning to See a Faithful God

I was talking to an adorable new Scottish priest the other day about pornography and just general struggles with lust (as many of you know this is something I’m incredibly passionate about learning more about) and he said something that literally blew me away: There are two people at the start of every temptation: God…

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Is Jealousy Fueling your Consumption?

Recently, I started reading, Happy Are You Poor, by Fr. Thomas Dubay and his words have had quite an impact on my heart. In this book, Dubay makes the argument that living spiritually poor is not enough. In the Gospel, in more than one account, Jesus is adamant about teaching that we must live in…

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5 Ways to Rock Your Turtle Neck

As I have a massive amount of papers due this week I figured I could just pop on today to give you guys some quick and fun tips on how to rock a turtle neck this fall/winter season. I know this post is a little different in that I normally give more tips specifically directed…

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SEEK and You Will Find: Learning to Trust in the Power of Prayer

I always forget how much the Lord wants to spoil us. I know that sounds silly but every time something works out or a crazy thing happens to me it’s like the first time Jesus has taken care of me in this way. And while in many ways it is a gift because I am…

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Bringing Summer Favorites into Fall with these 5 Layering Tips

Written By: Shanna Transitioning into fall brings the most unpredictable weather leaving pretty much all of us with no idea clue how to dress. It can go from 45 degrees in the morning to 60 in the afternoon leaving you with the option of bringing a blanket everywhere you go (which is how I survived…

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Creating a Modest Halloween Costume to be Proud Of

Written by: Lizzy Halloween is coming up and if any of you are like me then you still have on clue what you are going to do for your costume. Now, a lot of you may not even be dressing up (too old? Never) but costume parties and get togethers are becoming more and more…

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Trusting in Divine Providence

Has someone ever told you to trust in the Divine Providence of God? When I first heard that from someone I had no clue what it even meant let alone how to trust in it. It finally clicked after many different explanations that God’s Divine Providence is the way He sets up situations, moments, interactions,…

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Tips for Finding Your Dream Dress without the Compromise

Written by: Shanna As most girls imagine, shopping for the perfect wedding dress was the most surreal moment. As we were driving to a bridal boutique, one of my friends asked what my dream dress would look like. As I sifted through all of the wedding dresses I’ve ever seen, I meekly said, “I don’t…

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A Love Found in the Suffering

For those of you who don’t know, this weekend I had the honor of going to Lisieux, France, to visit the hometown and burial place of St. Therese of the Child Jesus. It was the most beautiful weekend and honestly I think I need to spend more time thinking and reflecting on this amazing saint…

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