Mother Teresa


Small Evangelizism with Great Love

I have been immeasurably blessed at the University of South Carolina to have found a family in the Newman Club at St. Thomas More. These people support me, challenge me, celebrate with me, cry with me, and run towards God with me. I love them all. In the chapel, I can feel Jesus. Tiny as […]

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The Symphony of Silence

When I was in second grade, my Catholic schoolteacher would frequently remind the class, “Silence is Jesus’ language.” A brilliant technique to settle down some rowdy 8-year-olds, but it’s a simple message of truth that has stuck with me. My mornings certainly do not begin in silence. I am all-too-suddenly woken up by my iPhone alarm, […]

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40 Days for Life’s Shawn Carney Speaks to Seminarians

Last Wednesday, Shawn Carney (Co-Founder, 40 Days for Life) came to speak at my seminary, the Pontifical College Josephinum.  40 Days for Life is an international campaign of prayer, fasting, community outreach, and prayer vigils to end abortion and promote a culture of life. Shawn was extremely personable and made everyone feel at home, sharing […]


A Lesson from Mother Teresa

“God has not called me to be successful. He has called me to be faithful.” – Mother Teresa In the space of these 15 words, Mother Teresa has done it again. This godly woman, known throughout the world for her sincerity of faith, love for the poorest of the poor, and acts of radical love in […]