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A writer and convert to Catholicism whose interests include education, philosophy, languages, literature, art, architecture, sacred music and - the beautiful game - soccer. She holds a special affection for the joy-filled apostle of common sense, G.K. Chesterton.

Catholic Mass
Desire for Infinity

What One Priest Told Me About The Mass That Still Gives Me Goosebumps

There are certain, obvious parts of the Mass that become more automatic touchstones… easier, in a sense, for us to…

Fatima Indulgence
Holy Mary

13th of the Month: What You Need To Know About Gaining a Fatima Indulgence

Did you know that on the 13th day of every month from May through October, 2017, Catholics can obtain an…

teens
Love and Friendship

Teens Caught on Surveillance Video After Dark

God bless Poland! Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that – for all the pain, suffering, and evil in the…

Our Father
Catholic Faith

Perfection of Prayer: 2 Startling Reminders About the Our Father

There are treasures hidden in plain sight in the world and in our faith. The Our Father is one such…

judgmental
Controversial Subjects

Why Catholics Not Only Can Be, but *Should Be* Judgmental

One of the great Catholic writers of the last century, G.K. Chesterton, poured out ink (by pen and typewriter and…

Nineveh 90
Holiness

P90X For Catholics? Father Heilman’s “Nineveh 90” Challenge

When it comes to time, hard work and commitment, many of us are willing to push the envelope for the…

Love for the Church

Sacraments v. Sacramentals: What’s The Difference?

What’s a sacramental? Even if you’re not sure about the word, you are familiar with Sacramentals, and you probably use…

Purity
Self-Knowledge

Powerhouse for Purity: The Angelic Warfare Confraternity

Did you know there’s a 400 year-old, worldwide, supernatural fellowship (spanning heaven and earth!) for the cause of safeguarding, healing…

Monasticism
Consecrated Life

The Rule of St. Benedict: 7 Radical Values of Catholic Monasticism and their Secular Counterparts

On July 11th in the Liturgical Calendar, and on March 21st in the pre-1970 calendar, the Church celebrates the feast…

Catholic Faith

2 Hymns You Should Know: O Salutaris and Tantum Ergo

Even if you weren’t aware of their names, or haven’t heard them in Latin, chances are you’re familiar on some…

feminine virtues
Holy Mary

5 Feminine Virtues I Learned from Mary in the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary (Part 1: The Annunciation)

These days, I find myself praying often for a restoration of the masculine and feminine virtues in society. There’s so…

Catholic Men's Movements
Apostolate

Restoring Sexual Order: Catholic Men’s Movements (Outstanding Initiative)

Our regular readers have probably noticed… a few of us here at Catholic-Link take a particular interest in the restoration…