My Reading Challenge Pick for “Novel by a Catholic Author”

I hope you have gotten started on your picks for the 2017 Catholic Reading Challenge! As promised, I’m sharing what I am reading for each category throughout the year. 

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Category: Novel by a Catholic Author

My Pick: Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset

I’ve been looking forward for a few months to cracking this classic open. It’s currently my nighttime read, waiting patiently for me all day on my nightstand. I’m actually not that far in yet (~75 pages), but I’m definitely in it. I actually feel quite comfortable recommending it, even though I’ve barely gotten started.  Continue reading “My Reading Challenge Pick for “Novel by a Catholic Author””

#ProLifeGeneration

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I couldn’t be more proud to be Pro-Life as I watched such a diverse, loving, and inspirational group of hundreds of thousands March for Life today. From the streets to the stage, words of conviction sounded loud and clear: “Life is winning again!” “Keep fighting for Life!” “We are the Pro-Life generation!”

It is so encouraging and inspiring to see crowds of children, high-schoolers, and college students passionately standing up for unborn babies–the victims who have no voice. These youth are the next generation of the Pro-Life movement, and they give me great hope for the future. I believe that they will courageously link arms with the generations before them who have built the foundation of the movement to end legalized abortion in this country and the world. Continue reading “#ProLifeGeneration”

An Alternate Reading Challenge

img_2160Last week I posted my 2017 Catholic Reading Challenge for you. But if for some reason, that doesn’t seem to be the right fit for your reading goals this year, I have an alternate challenge that would be extremely rewarding and is totally doable in just five minutes a day.

What is it? Read through the Catechism of the Catholic Church in one year. Many Catholics have never read the Catechism from cover to cover. I did this last year (well, it took me a year and a half), and it was so faith-building.  Continue reading “An Alternate Reading Challenge”