The Blog

A Divine Encounter

It is no secret my journey in faith has not been an easy one. After pretty much leaving the faith, I was left searching the world and never found fulfillment. Each time I thought I found happiness, I was left more disappointed than the last time. I was running out of options and did not…

Longing For Happiness

We live in a society of resistance. I’m not talking about political nonsense. We are people that are constantly resisting, and unfortunately, too often we resist what is good for us. We resist going to the doctor for checkups, knowing that making sure our body is healthy is a good thing. We resist getting up…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Discernment

­During this time as young adults, we face so many decisions. “What’s should I choose as a major?” “Should I go to graduate school?” “Should I marry this guy/girl?” We constantly have to remind ourselves that God’s plan is LITERALLY infinitely better than what we can plan for ourselves. Fr. Trey Ange shares with us…

Is there room for Jesus on Greek Street?

+JMJ+ To all of the women that have had even one thought cross their mind about going through sorority recruitment, PLEASE. Hear me out. Whether you are totally in and ready to receive a bid from the chapter of your dreams, or you are on the fence of signing up because you are afraid of…

The World Needs Your Femininity

+JMJ+ The World Needs Your Femininity “The world does not need what women have. It needs what women are.” Edith Stein Ladies, the world is thirsting for your femininity. Our culture’s attempt to dive into the mystery that is womanhood has led to an understanding of femininity that is deeply impoverished. You are a gift,…

Life is Puzzling, Isn’t It?

“We would be in grave danger were we unable to recognize the richness in each human person.” -Saint John Paul II from “A Meditation on Givenness” I LOVE meeting people. I get nervous sometimes because I am hyper aware of awkward situations, but I still LOVE meeting people. Why? You may ask. Well, I enjoy…

The Poverty of Perspective

This past May, myself and 22 other members of the McNeese Newman Club went on a Mission Trip to Jamaica and stayed with the brothers of the Missionaries of the Poor.  This is an entry from my journal that will help give you an idea of how we lived for 10 days: Night 1 The…

The Message

Sunday Message on the Gospel- Fourth Sunday in Lent

While we are unable to meet for Sunday liturgies, Fr. Long will share a reflection on the Gospel each week. Please know of our prayers and support going forward. Our Lady of Good Counsel and Cowboy Catholics remain dedicated to the mission to form lifelong disciples. We are working on ways to aid in spiritual…

A Church That Moves the World

Homily from January 14, 2018.

“Glorified with Him” Series: He Has Not Forsaken You

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