St. Francis of Assisi Blog

I’m An Influencer

I’m An Influencer

I may not have thousands of followers or even millions of followers on social media, but I truly believe I’m an influencer, both on social media and in other aspects of my life.
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Find Your Home

Find Your Home

What my husband and I realized through this process is that, while objects (especially pictures and video) can help us remember, they aren’t the memories themselves.
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Finding God in the Busy-ness

Finding God in the Busy-ness

This quiet simple Mass was an important reminder to me about noise. The noise of life doesn’t keep God from us. No, He’s always there beside us journeying with us through our lives. But, the noise of my busy life keeps me from seeing and feeling Him.
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Unplanned… Activism?

Unplanned… Activism?

Sitting in the movie theater after seeing Unplanned the first time, I felt stunned... I felt an undeniable stirring in my heart to get involved in the pro-life effort.  I needed to do something.  Something to help the preborn babies.  Something to support pregnant, potentially abortion-minded women to see that there is a better way.
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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

About three years ago, I took a big leap of faith.  I took a job as an outside hire with a college campus ministry organization whose mission is to build a tight-knit Catholic community on campus that typically hires from their former students.
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I Have the Perfect Youth Ministry

I Have the Perfect Youth Ministry

You read that right. I have the perfect youth ministry. There are only 5 youth in the program, but these kids are gonna change the world. We have a small budget. But, we meet every day of the week. You wanna talk relational ministry? I spend HOURS with these kids.
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