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How to Bring Yourself into the TLM during the Novus Ordo

You have discovered that the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM or EF) is the form of Mass for you as it not only suits your preferences, but more importantly, orients your soul and attention towards God, gives better reverence to the Holy Sacrifice, not to mention possessing rich theological symbolism and historical antiquity, but for whatever […]

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How to Support a Friend Entering Religious Life

If there’s one thing I’ve learned this past year, it’s that plans can change faster than we can blink. I could list example after example of ways my life has changed this year, but nothing has been harder to accept than the change of my best friend entering religious life. Vocations are something I always […]

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Is Saying “Sorry” Good Enough For God?

“I didn’t mean to!“ I was kneeling in the back of church, I had just gone to confession. Like so many times before, I was worried that I “hadn’t confessed my sins ‘well enough.’” This was pretty constant for me. Most confessions never felt like confession, I usually came out more anxious than I went […]

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How To Use Diligence To Crush Your Goals

Sloth Is Destroying Your Life You’ve probably heard of the seven deadly sins, right? These are the unholy terrors of the moral life, lying in wait to trap you and turn you into a thumb-sucking, powerless, grown-up baby. One of these seven sins is called sloth. Sloth is the captain of the Millennial generation’s lacrosse […]

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How To Let God Run Your Life

Your Will Be Done “Doing God’s will” is a pretty constant theme in the life of any Catholic. Hopefully, we are all doing our best to trust God and put our faith in Him. But sometimes it gets a little scary, and it’s difficult to truly surrender. We all want to let God run our […]

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If I Kill Myself, Will I Go To Hell?

DISCLAIMER: I want to make something clear right now, the point of this article is to be helpful and hopeful. Suicide is not a laughing matter and this article is not intended to make light of it. It’s necessary to discuss difficult topics to grow our minds and find truth. If you are reading this […]

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Strength of a Woman

St. Therese of Lisieux once said, “True love begins when there is nothing looked for in return.” I’m a young newlywed, and I’m madly in love. People may roll their eyes at this, but there is always more to relationships than the pseudo-romance people see on their Instagram stories. I’ve been given the gift of […]

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Why You Can’t Stop Binge Watching Your Phone

How to stop falling asleep watching my phone It’s 10:30pm, you know you should be in bed. You’re tired. You know you’ll thank yourself in the morning when you’ve had a great night’s sleep. So… you jump in bed, open up YouTube and finally fall asleep 3.5 hours later… with your phone in your hand. […]

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Priests Are (Basically) Jedi

You know Fr. Stan, the mild-mannered, collar-wearing priests at your parish? He’s a jedi. And you can be one too. One of the coolest things about being Catholic is that you’ve got the fullness of Truth. But it has a cool side effect and it’s that whenever anything in the world has a grain of […]

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How to Pay Off Your Student Loans in 2 Years without Selling Drugs

I grew up in a relatively happy home. I was the oldest of 5 children and so I ruled the world. I had a captive audience at all times. I enjoyed my power. Quite understandably, when it came for me to attend college my parents did not have the money to pay my way (if […]