The Church's teachings on life are some of the most misunderstood and some of the most controversial. "No abortion? No right to use one's body as one wishes!" society screams at us, as the Church staunchly says, "All persons have the right to life." "No contraception? The lunacy!" culture mocks, as the Church resolutely says, … Continue reading Church’s Teachings on Life Brought These 11 Converts to the Faith
Soooooo it's already been a busy month and there is SNOW ON THE GROUND here. Please put me out of my misery! IT'S ONLY OCTOBER!! *cries profusely in the corner* So glad I'm going to Florida for a few days at the end of the month. ANYWAY At the end of September, I had a … Continue reading A Writing Dump!
I'm starting to forget what her voice sounds like. I can remember her laugh, though. I'm starting to forget what she looked like just any old day. I have pictures, of course, to remind me and even have some home videos to remind me of her voice. But they're not the same. I don't remember … Continue reading The Hope of Sorrow
It's been about two weeks since the PA Grand Jury report about the clergy sex abuse scandal and coverups was released and I've been mulling over it this whole time. Many other things have come to light since then, as well, and I've been quite overwhelmed. I grew up in the Diocese of Erie, PA … Continue reading Broken Trust, A Kiss of Betrayal
My Catholic Kids has come out with a new version of their popular game Fishing for Saints. The original version was launched in May 2018 and sold out in two days! The company is releasing a brand new set today in limited release. What's so great about this card game (think your standard Go Fish … Continue reading This Catholic Card Game Instills Love of the Faith and Saints in Children
"Only through the pain of dryness - where we decrease and He increases - can we begin to love God in the way He wishes us to love." Mother Angelica knew that love is not as connected to feelings and emotions as our human nature leads us to believe. We need the dryness to elevate … Continue reading Lessons from Mother Angelica on Suffering and Burnout
Every year at Epic Pew, I reflect on the music I've listened to or been introduced to. There is an incredible amount of secular songs that aren't explicitly Catholic or Christian that still point us toward the Almighty. Read more: Secular Songs That Can Bring Us Closer to God Here are this year's picks for secular … Continue reading Secular Songs to Bring You Closer to God: Vol. 3