Martyrdom Mentality

“Take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. 'He that will lose his...

Episode 37 | Authenticity, Intimacy with God, and a Heart to Heart with Bridget Handy

Have you listened to our podcast yet? Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts! A full directory can be found here. Bridget is one of the best people I know, and her radical faith and trust in God is contagious. I had to...

Confessions of a Chasti-holic

Here’s something I’ve never told anyone before: I missed the first and only chastity talk at my small Catholic school in fifth grade.   I didn’t hear one until college. By then, I had forgotten the belief of saving sex for marriage that my upbringing had taught...

We’re Back! And You’re More Than What You Do

Wow, it feels SO good to be back in the newsletter game! I've missed you :') ​ A lot has changed over here – I left my job, I'm officially a New Yorker, and I'm starting school in two weeks! All of this change is fun and exciting but man, my prayer life has been...

Be Seen (The Little Way)

It’s my personal opinion and painful observation that most of us seek to quench the aching thirst to be seen in the wrong ways and worst places. We bust our butts for beefy lists of accomplishments and social media followers and likes, all while landing on our backs...

Episode 34 | Teaching in the Bronx and Praying Specific Prayers with Jacelyn Vo

Have you listened to our podcast yet? Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts! A full directory can be found here. In today's episode, you'll get to hear from one of the most beautiful and holy people I know – Jacelyn Vo!...

A Diagnosis is Not Defeat

   How struggling with failure led to my ADHD diagnosis and changed my experience with work, life, and my faith.   I’ll be the first one to admit that I’ve been a perfectionist my entire life. I’ve gotten the grades without trying, achieved the highest test...

Episode 33 | Dreaming a New Dream in the Midst of Heartbreak

Have you listened to our podcast yet? Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts! A full directory can be found here. We’re getting a bit vulnerable on the podcast today and talking about heartbreak. I’m not sure what’s going...

Relationship Precedes Mission

The following are reflections from a participant of the 2021 GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum that took place from June 9-13, 2021, in Washington, D.C.   “It is thus my hope, dear sisters, that you will reflect carefully on what it means to speak of...

Words Like Honey

Words are powerful.   Words can build up and tear down. They have the power to wound and to heal. Words can break and words can reconcile. ​ I spent this weekend Austin with wonderful people, exploring the city, splashing in the lakes, and two-stepping until...
Words Like Honey

Words Like Honey

Words are powerful.   Words can build up and tear down. They have the power to wound and to...

Resting in His Heart

Resting in His Heart

June, as you may know, is the month dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. You may have seen that...

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