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Ruth Baker is 26 and comes from England. She loves running, wild camping and writing and thinks there is almost nothing better than the feeling of satisfaction after a day out in the mountains. She is currently studying Creative Writing at university. Her faith means everything to her.

elderly
Value of Human Life

What One Young 20-Something Would Like The Elderly to Know

A few weeks ago I sat down and watched a UK program called Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds….

Faith & Life

4 Things God Might Be Up To When You Are Suffering And Cannot Feel His Presence

I don’t have an answer to “if there is a God, why is there suffering?”. It is a question I…

Faith & Life

Does True Womanhood Mean Becoming Exactly Like Men? Catholic Vlogger Emily Wilson Explains All

Womanhood is hard to define, even more so in a culture that suggests that there is no inherent difference between…

Dating scene
Love and Friendship

11 Rules For When You Are Absolutely Sick of Today’s Dating Scene

Although I barely listen to any pop music, even I couldn’t fail to notice this single that has spent seven…

Faith & Life

7 Powerful Stories of Hope Amidst the Suffering of Hurricane Harvey

The world has watched in horror this last week as Hurricane Harvey unleashed its destruction on Texas, Houston in particular….

Rosary
Holy Mary

7 Surprising Things That Happen When You Pray the Rosary More Often

If you ever find the rosary hard to pray, or hard to commit to regularly, read on to find out…

self-interest
Faith & Life

Self-Absorbed and Struggling to Pray? Bishop Barron Explains a Remedy for Self-Preoccupation

When I struggle or become frustrated with my prayer life, I know it is often because I’ve become self-absorbed and…

Mass prayers
Liturgy

3 Prayers from the Mass That I Have Regularly Ignored

Did you know that there are three prayers in the Mass that, like the readings, are different for each Mass?…

Self-Knowledge

What This Former Neo-Nazi Skinhead Has to Say about the Spread of Hatred

Christian Picciolini was a neo-Nazi skinhead who at the age of 16 was already pushing the ideology of white-supremacy, the…

women
Faith & Life

11 Quotes from Pope John Paul II’s “Letter to Women” That Everyone Should Know About!

In my beginning stages of exploration into women and the Church, I’ve been told so many times to check out…

athletes
Faith & Life

5 Inspiring Stories of Athletes Who Overcame All Odds to Succeed

“There’s no such thing as can’t!”  This phrase will be familiar to many of us from our childhoods, probably met…

Family meals
Family

7 Things Your Child Learns When You Regularly Have Family Meals

Growing up as the youngest of six siblings, the daily evening meal was non-negotiable. If we were home, we had…