Word for the (rest of the) year
My word for 2020 is purification. But why?
Dec 17, 2019
God shut me up (but in a good way)
When I started coughing, I thought it was a curse. But now, I'm seeing it as a blessing.
Oct 28, 2019
Remembering my own death
Is it weird that I've started thinking about end of life matters?
Sep 9, 2019
Be strong in your weakness
His power is made perfect in our weakness.
Jun 13, 2019
My personal communion of saints
Have you ever noticed (or heard) the collection of medals around my neck? My communion of saints, explained.
May 1, 2019
Hold that thought - I'm 23?
So I turn 23 today. I'm not at home and I unfortunately am not with my family, but I have been able to spend my birthday in the best way I could, in a way th...
Apr 14, 2019
Emptying out my backpack
So first off, HI! It's been a really long time since I last wrote. The last time I was here, I shared that I wasn't going anywhere physically, but I was goin...
Feb 13, 2019
The next mission: Fiat 90
So the mission continues, even after coming home. World Youth Day in Panama was incredible and something I will never forget. Prior to that, Rise Up was anot...
Feb 6, 2019
WYD'19: A test of strength and faith
My mission with CCO to World Youth Day in Panama was AMAZING. Ever since I got home on February 1, I have been trying to process what exactly happened over t...
Jan 4, 2019
On fire: A look back at Rise Up 2018
I had the privilege of ringing in 2019 with 750+ other young people from across Canada. Together, we sang the praises that God had done for us during the day...
Dec 26, 2018
2018 in the rearview mirror
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope this finds you feeling a lot of love and happiness. I know that for me, this holiday season was definitely amazing (as per u...
Feb 11, 2018
My time with St. Francis Xavier
It took me a long time to gather my thoughts about this momentous, once-in-a-lifetime experience that I had the privilege to take part in. Maybe it's the mag...
Dec 9, 2017
"For no word from God will ever fail"
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.” Then the angel left her. With Christmas just days away, we have prepared our he...
Sep 6, 2017
How do I say "yes" to God?
In moments of despair and confusion, I would look at the lives of my friends with envy. Where I was confused about what I wanted to do with my degree, I had ...
May 27, 2017
Humble pie+spiritual coffee
One of my greatest struggles in 2016 was my lack of humility. It was not so much lacking humility in the sense that I was bragging constantly (at least, I di...
Jan 7, 2017
Rise Up: A Game Changer
Happy 2017!! I haven't posted since last year due to time constraints, but this time even more so since I needed to reflect A LOT on what just happened. At t...