Renee Reneau

An Imminent Conversion

It was around 11:00 am and I was in the bathroom at work crying. It’s never a place you want your emotions to spill over, but these were happy tears. I had been scrolling through a photo library to find a picture of a friend to wish him happy birthday and saw a video...

An Extrovert’s Guide to Finding Community

In the aftermath of a cannonball shattering his leg in battle, St. Ignatius of Loyola was lying in bed and wondering if he would ever walk again. Was his lifelong dream to lead an army into battle gone forever?    While lying in bed, St. Ignatius was brought two...

November 4

I’m not one to make election predictions, but I do predict that on November 4, 2020, we will not know who will be the next president of the United States. I’m worried that our country is not prepared for this kind of non-result in a general election, especially this...

A Weekly Pilgrimage

Have you ever had a profound conversation in the most mundane place? God can work anywhere.   I was at the hair salon and I pulled out a rosary to pray as my hair dye set in. Jesus had other plans because as soon as the hairdresser saw it, he immediately asked me...

Called by Name

I was talking with a friend recently about a conversation she had with a religious sister about her name. They happened to share the same Baptismal name. The sister said she felt that the name she received at the profession of her first vows was not a replacement of...

The Hunger for God

I know what it’s like to struggle with habitual mortal sin. I know what it’s like to justify it, play it off and keep the shame locked inside.   When I was 14, in my last month of eight grade at my small Catholic school where I had been since I was 9, I was...
November 4

November 4

I’m not one to make election predictions, but I do predict that on November 4, 2020, we will not...

Called by Name

Called by Name

I was talking with a friend recently about a conversation she had with a religious sister about...

The Hunger for God

The Hunger for God

I know what it’s like to struggle with habitual mortal sin. I know what it’s like to justify it,...

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