You Are Not A Princess

You Are Not A Princess

Written by: Niki Lau A small Catholic preparatory academy for girls started an interesting ad campaign with some very appealing slogans: “You are not a princess” “Be more than the fairest of them all” “Prepare for real life”. These are great ideas in a world where...
The Joy of Confession

The Joy of Confession

Written by: Gregory Watson “The Catholic religion does not bind us to confess our sins indiscriminately to everybody; it allows them to remain hidden from all other men save one, to whom she bids us reveal the innermost recesses of our heart and show ourselves as we...
Enough with Sexy

Enough with Sexy

Written by: Patricia Everaert From time to time I get sick and tired. Fed up. At the end of my rope. Vexed beyond measure. You know what? I’ve had it up to here with ‘sexy’. The gloves are off and I’m having it out with sexy. My objections are...
Can Women Be Confident and Vulnerable?

Can Women Be Confident and Vulnerable?

Written by: Sarah Gould One of our students sent me an article the other day and while I nearly poked my eyes out with the vulgarity of the writing, the article itself contained some valuable insights.  The article was entitled “The Case Against Female Self Esteem”...
Surrender in Faith

Surrender in Faith

Written by: Mark Gamez As I was in the chapel the other day, a stranger came in, he came near me. No one else was present, and without hesitation came to talk to me. He told me right away that he was a self-professed atheist, but he was curious about Jesus. After a...
Why is this man the Pope?

Why is this man the Pope?

Written by: Raphael Ma Last week, on Remembrance Day, Pope Francis’ homily was on the Gospel of the day, on scandal and millstones.  And I don’t know why, but I felt an interior “sting” when I read these words: “…And a Christian who claims to be Christian, but does...
Enjoy the Silence

Enjoy the Silence

Written by: Patricia Everaert Did you know there are dark-sky preserves? These are areas that are kept from artificial light pollution, where stargazers can go to view the night sky. As much as wetlands need protection from encroaching development, and the panda needs...
Marriage Isn’t For You

Marriage Isn’t For You

Written by: Mike McCann There has been a blog post circulating recently on Facebook from a husband, entitled “Marriage Isn’t For You,” a rather provocative title to grab the attention of avid blog readers. I’m sure many women gasped before they clicked the article,...

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