Go Visit Your Library! (No, seriously)

Go Visit Your Library! (No, seriously)

I’ll admit it: I love bookstores, especially fancy ones like Barnes and Noble. The pretension in the air is almost tangible and there’s nothing like the glossy pages of a new book. I love buying books too… each time I have the hope that this book...
Redemptive Suffering and Why I am Bad at It

Redemptive Suffering and Why I am Bad at It

Last week, I was not able to write a post for Truth & Charity. In fact, I was not able to do much of anything for about three days because I was very sick. My wonderful husband took time from his paper writing, class prep, and research to take care of the kids...
7 Things You Should Know About Creation

7 Things You Should Know About Creation

In honor of the Year of Faith (yeah, yeah, I’m way ahead of schedule, right?), I’ve decided to use my love of trivia for good instead of evil. Each week, I’ll post a list of 7 Things You Should Know About _________. This week, I thought I’d...
Mourning the Loss of My Priesthood

Mourning the Loss of My Priesthood

My discernment of the priesthood began when I was in high school. What led me to first consider such a vocation was a series of retreat experiences and the continuation of prayer. One retreat in particular taught contemplative prayer in the presence of the Eucharist,...
Why Gun Bans Discount Virtue

Why Gun Bans Discount Virtue

I know, I know.  It’s a little late for more talk about banning guns.  The gun-control rally realized they were fighting a losing battle and decided to try to hype us up and fight against one another with their usual clarion calls for amnesty for illegal...