About Cristina Carvajal

Cristina is a student at Ave Maria University, where she majors in Literature. Her favorite devotions are the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Our Lady of Guadalupe, God the Father and Saint Francis of Assisi (with him everything Franciscan goes, including Padre Pio and Saint Anthony of Padua.) She's a musician that loves writing metaphor-dense lyrics, reading good books, watching the night sky and overly sweet fruit smoothies.

Posts by Cristina Carvajal:


‘Til Kingdom Come (Music Review)

   We have all known the words since childhood: “Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” This prayer is perfection itself. And not only because it came from Jesus’ tender heart, but because it encircles all of our desires, fears, and pleas in mere words. We call God “Our Father” and […]


The Quote

    Earlier this school year, as the menace of graduation got nearer and nearer, the yearbook staff asked us seniors to pick a quote for our last ever profiles. Now, when it comes to decisions that will affect me in the long run – I knew I’d  have to see the quote next to […]


Before His Eyes

And Jesus, looking upon him, loved him. – Mark 10:21. In my book of virtues, which was my companion during my childhood and is now a counselor for my adulthood, there is a story to which I always go back, as if my fingers remember the texture of the page and flip it open willingly. […]

The Three Wise Men

Let’s Be Honest. Who Would Follow a Star?

To dip my feet into the Christmas vibe I’ve decided to expand on a part of our Lord’s birth that has always fascinated me, one that never gets as much attention as I think it deserves: the Three Wise Men. Much of what we know about the three wise men is legend; while they are mentioned […]



“And whensoever He entered, into towns or into villages or cities, they laid the sick in the streets and besought Him that they might touch but the hem of His garment, and as many as touched Him were made whole.” – Mark 6:56 One day you receive word that there is a man in town, […]