Today, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), was unveiled. I am looking forward to reading this document, to sitting with it and to praying with in the next few days, weeks, and months. Social media is already abuzz with the glories of this document, while preservationist Catholics are girding their loins … More Amoris Laetitia
As someone who has been very moved by Pope Francis and his recent visit to the United States, I have been prayerfully following the Synod on the Family these past few weeks. Much has been written about the controversies and intrigues of this Synod (which officially ended today), including in-fighting amongst the bishops regarding contentious … More Silent Voices
Today, my Brothers and I had the great opportunity to attend the Canonization Mass of Blessed Junipero Serra with Pope Francis at the National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. This was my first time at a Canonization Mass and the first time ever seeing a Pope in person. Today was also the … More Mass with Pope Francis!
One of the greatest blessings for me this past year have been the relationships I have formed with my fellow Sisters in religious life, especially the Poor Clares and the Franciscan Sisters. Throughout my Postulancy, I have journeyed with some of these amazing women along our path of following Christ in the example of Saints … More Sisters in Fraternity