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Jesus’s Gift: The Poor

In May I accompanied 15 members of the McNeese Newman Club on a mission trip to Kingston, Jamaica, where we stayed with the Missionaries of the Poor. One day as a few of us gathered around to lead praise and worship with the residents, one of the brothers of the Missionaries of the Poor said…

Jesus Desires You

A REFLECTION FROM AWAKENING #68 By Jill Engel Like many young people who make the Awakening Retreat, I was hesitant. To be honest, I really just signed up to appease my friends and so they would stop bugging me about it. It’s really hard to go in without expectations when you hear others endlessly talk…

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…

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 loss…

Marching Home After the March

MARCHING HOME AFTER THE MARCH A Reflection on the March for Life 2018 By: Abigail Guillory My experience at the March for Life this year was something I did not expect. This was my third time traveling to D.C. for the March and I thought I knew everything I needed to know about it. However,…

The Solution for Dating as a Young Catholic

Pray, love Jesus and be okay with waiting. -Randall Edwards

Sit Back and Smell the Roses

I am constantly thinking of the next task ahead, the upcoming assignment I need get started on, or the ever pending doom of an exam I have yet to start studying for. I loose myself in school, work, and my social life, but the thing is, this kind of lifestyle has no freedom. Often I…