Why We Have to Set the World on Fire

I have come to set the world on fire, and I wish it were already burning! Luke 12:49 What does it mean to set the world on fire for Jesus? Does it mean that the whole world knows him? Maybe it means that the whole world loves him, or that the whole world follows him.Continue reading “Why We Have to Set the World on Fire”

A Saint for Mental Health Awareness Month

Saint Dymphna, martyr of purity, patroness of those who suffer with nervous and mental afflictions, beloved child of Jesus and Mary, pray to Them for me and obtain my request. St. Dymphna Prayer I think it’s awesome that St. Dymphna’s Feast day falls during Mental Health Awareness Month. I first heard about St. Dymphna outContinue reading “A Saint for Mental Health Awareness Month”

Christ Beside Me: A St. Patrick’s Day Reflection

Christ be within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ inquired, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger. St. Patrick Here’s a fun factContinue reading “Christ Beside Me: A St. Patrick’s Day Reflection”

The Greatest Kindness: A Reflection on St. Thomas Aquinas

The greatest kindness one can render to any man consists of leading him from error to truth. St. Thomas Aquinas As one of the greatest philosophers, theologians, and Doctors of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas had a gift of imparting God’s wisdom. Through teaching and writing, he discussed and defended the faith. His intelligence wasContinue reading “The Greatest Kindness: A Reflection on St. Thomas Aquinas”

St. Catherine of Alexandria

When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say. You will be given at that moment what you are to say. Mathew 10:19 What an incredible, inspiring Saint St. Catherine of Alexandria is. St. Catherine of Alexandria was an Egyptian princess who lived duringContinue reading “St. Catherine of Alexandria”

For All the Saints

Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride. Psalm 31:23 Do you have anyone in your life that you look up to? Do you have someone in your life that you admire, who always does such wonderful things, who’s a great person,Continue reading “For All the Saints”

It’s the Little Ways: A Reflection for St. Therese of Lisieux’s Feast Day

“Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.” -St. Therese of Lisieux Today is the feast day of one of my favorite Saints, St. Therese of Lisieux! She always reminds me that youContinue reading “It’s the Little Ways: A Reflection for St. Therese of Lisieux’s Feast Day”