Posts by Allie Livingston

5 Steps to Tackling Stress like the Saints

When I was still in school I would often think to myself, “there’s no way I’m going to get through this week.” As finals approached I would have a semester’s worth of my online class to finish in 3 days, 2 papers to write, several tests to study for AND I had to sleep, go…

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Making the Most of Mass

The Holy Mass is such a beautiful gift for Catholics. Every day in a Catholic church we GET to receive Jesus, body, blood, soul, and divinity into ourselves so that we can be united with Christ (John 6:56) as we are intended to be from the very beginning. He pours out His very blood that…

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Lent is Coming: What’s Your Plan?

LENT IS COMING: WHAT’S YOUR PLAN?   Lent has the potential to be a game changer for your spiritual life. It’s not about getting away with cutting a few carbs or getting away from your Facebook drama for 40 days. It’s a spiritual workout and invitation to participate in Jesus’ Passion. If you’re at a…

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10 BOOKS EVERY YOUNG CATHOLIC SHOULD READ

Take it from St. Jerome, who said, “Always keep the holy book in your hands, that it may nourish your soul by devout reading.” St. Bernard said that reading instructs us in prayer, and in the practice of virtue. He even said that spiritual reading and prayer are the arms by which hell is conquered…

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