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Don’t Talk to Me About Sin

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My Experience I still remember the homily from the first Mass I attended at my university’s parish. Unfortunately, I remember it because of how uncomfortable it made me. It was a homily about sin, but this priest used really strong imagery. Unlike the stereotypical “fire and brimstone” speech, this priest used filth. In this particular …

I Hate Praying the Breviary

Obviously, praying a Breviary was not a part of my spiritual life growing up. When I was in my last semester of college, I attended a retreat where we prayed the Breviary, and it just wasn’t my thing. I could give the reasons I don’t enjoy praying from it, but that isn’t why I’m writing …

Be a Digital Missionary

There are mixed views in Christian circles regarding social media. While there are certainly dangers with social media, it is also an opportunity to meet people, a lot of people, where they are at. As Catholics, a phrase that is often brought up is “the New Evangelization.” The USCCB says The New Evangelization calls each …

Imperfect Love Perfected through God

There is a simple image that is often presented when Christian romantic relationships are discussed. The idea is simple: the closer each person moves towards God, the closer they grow to each other. Though I have been married for less than a year, as I reflect on it more, I have realized three reasons why …