Have You Prayed Today? Love, Your Smartphone

Frankly, I don't remember how I happened upon this life hack. Maybe someone recommended it to me or I read about it somewhere. Maybe the Holy Spirit whispered it into my ear. However I discovered it, though, this little tip has had a huge impact on my life. A couple years ago, I did the…

Lessons in Feminine Greatness: What St. Joan of Arc Can Teach Us About Women and the Church

Sitting down to write a blog post in honor of St. Joan of Arc's feast day is a somewhat daunting task, I've discovered. Part of me is tempted to forgo it altogether. There are plenty of excuses standing between me and my keyboard: I've written a post on her before, there is so much literature…

The New Feminist’s Guide to End-of-Year Giving

Around this time every year, our minds turn to those who are less fortunate. In the spirit of Christmas, we renew our commitment to helping the poor, the oppressed, and the lonely. ┬áPlus, on a practical level, the end of the year is a great time to take stock of our finances and figure out…

The Single Girl’s Guide to the Archangels

Happy Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, Archangels...wow, that's a mouthful! No wonder it used to be known as just "Michaelmas." While I have a strong devotion to St. Michael, and there are some lovely traditions that go along with Michaelmas, it seems a shame that St. Michael should get most of the attention.…

She Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Her: True Women’s Empowerment

By now, we are all used to hearing the phrase "women's empowerment." It has become almost synonymous with the notion of feminism. In some ways, this is a positive development. For most of history, women were kept on the sidelines and prevented from holding positions of authority simply because they were not men. In the…