Alex R. Hey

Alex R. Hey has had his work featured on and in The Eagle Democrat of Warren, Arkansas and The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, SD. His book, Eugène de Mazenod: A Saint for Today, is available on,, and He also has two collections of poetry available on Amazon. His imagination has always been over-active, and his love for story telling continues to bloom. In his early days of academia, no teachers ever told him he was a talented writer; they only gave him grades. However, in college a writing professor believed in him and helped him grow as a writer. This inspired him to pursue writing and now he writes full-time. Born in Maple Grove, MN, Hey has lived in Sioux Falls, SD since 1995. His interests include: Following hockey and Minnesota sports teams, Batman, detective stories, community theater, and improv. His favorite branch of theology is angelology.

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7 Epic Saint Stories

Do the Saints get the attention they deserve? They led incredible lives. Below are seven of the most epic stories to be found in the lives of the Saints. 1. Saint Moses the Black, Reppin’ da Thug Lyfe Moses the Black was a gang leader in the 4th century. He and his gang spread terror throughout the …

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12 Reasons Why Catholic School Was Actually Pretty Awesome

Catholic schools get a bad rep in the media. Certain elements of pop culture *coughBUZZFEEDcough* describe it as something to be survived rather than appreciated. Granted, many Catholic schools do need reforming, but with Catholic Schools Week taking place next week, we should focus on the positive aspects of going to Catholic school. Here are …

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10 Facts about Angels That Will Blow Your Mind

The Church has very few official teachings on angels (CCC 328-336, 391-395). However, theologians have come to a consensus on certain topics relating to the angels. Most of these teachings come from St. Thomas Aquinas, as well as St. Bonaventure, and Dionysius. Below are some of the most mind-blowing things we know about angels.   1. They …

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