Juliet Mattingly

10 Things Every Catholic College Freshman Needs to Know if They Don’t Want to Lose Their Faith

The start of the new school year is approaching. Students everywhere are packing up their things and getting ready to move back into dorms or campus houses. For those of you just starting college, the switch from high school to college is quite exhilarating. From your newfound freedom to a heavier workload, everything is shiny …

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7 Ridiculous Catholic Facts About the Moon Landing (and Astronomy) that are Totally True

As we arrive at the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it’s a good time to take a look at how the part that Catholics have played in learning about outer space! Copernicus dedicated his most famous work to Pope Paul III Born Catholic and raised by his bishop uncle from age twelve on, Copernicus …

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8 Things You Need to Know About The Carmelite Martyrs

Sacrifice is a central part of Catholicism. We offer personal struggles for various petitions. We fast and sacrifice things such as social media. Most importantly, every day we offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. In the midst of the French Revolution and Reign of Terror, a group of sixteen Carmelites offered their very lives …

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6 Things You Should Know About this Patron of Impossible Causes

Whether you need a moment of sanity while raising a houseful of crazy kids, want a little extra heavenly help with your marriage, or just plain can’t sleep because of your upcoming final, St. Rita—patron of impossible causes, difficult marriages, and parenthood—is your gal. Throughout her life, St. Rita went through trial after trial, but …

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