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About Mary Walker

Hello, I'm Mary! I'm a Roman Catholic who's passionate about her faith. I'm an art major at St. Norbert College. I love cats, books, tea, good conversation, rain, cold weather, poetry, and the color green. Nice to meet you, friend. (:

Posts by Mary Walker:

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You Are Beautiful

Our American society today is obsessed with physical beauty.  It pressures people to be thinner, fitter, younger, sexier. The plethora of products, treatments, surgeries, pills, crash diets, makeup, and programs designed to change our appearance to fit the impossible standards of “perfection” is vast and ubiquitous.  Everywhere you look, be it TV, magazines, the internet, […]

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“Lazarus, come out!”

Today I was reading the book Jesus: a Pilgrimage by James Martin. In this particular section of the book that I was reading, Martin was discussing the passage in John where Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44). He pointed out how in the passage Jesus receives a message from Martha and Mary informing […]

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God’s Will Be Done

I’ve been thinking a bit lately about the idea that when hard things come our way, we need to relinquish our stubbornness and attempts to control the situation, and leave it up to God. While I believe for the most part that this is completely true, (God always knows better than we do and He […]

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The Importance of Prayer

We sometimes both compartmentalize and limit ourselves in our faith, because we place more importance on things such as work, socializing, having fun, etc. We minimize our faith without meaning to. We simply forget about it in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In order to avoid putting our faith in a box and […]

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Bad Image

Being Catholic in a very not-Catholic world is difficult for a lot of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is the negative connotations and the bad image that many non-Catholics associate with the Catholic Church and Catholics in general. A lot of this comes from misinformation, and lies spread about what the Catholic Church really […]

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