Mary Flynn

Mary Kaitlyn is a writer, artist, and discerning young adult from Long Island, New York. She has a BFA in Fashion Design, but spent most of her time at college re-instituting both the campus art and literary magazine and the college's chapter of the Newman Association. She spends most of her free time writing, sewing, watching Catholic youtubers, listening to Matt Maher, and walking to church.

Mary Flynn

Rare Catholic Wedding Ideas Every Woman Should Use and Share

If you’re an unmarried woman, you probably have a board on Pinterest detailing everything you want for the day you finally tie the knot. You don’t know when or if you’re getting married, but you still pin everything from custom cakes to bridal dresses to burlap anything. But why not also include some Catholic ideas …

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Watch the Bishop of Rockford and his priests rocking out in carpool karaoke

Watch out, James Corden! Fathers Keith Romke and Kyle Manno, along with Bishop David Malloy of the Diocese of Rockford, Illinois, had a bit of fun on their way to a recent youth summit. They took the drive as an opportunity to parody the most popular sketch of “The Late Late Show” on CBS, following …

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10 Times Catholic Dogma DIDN’T Change When People Thought It Would

Church teachings change, right? Hey, the Catholic Church modernized with Vatican II, so it’s bound to happen again, especially since Pope Francis is so progressive. Right, eh? Wrong. The Church teachings that change are non-dogmatic traditions like wearing chapel veils or not eating meat on Fridays. Doctrine develops slowly over time, which means that the teachings on the …

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Introvert and don’t know what to say? Here are Five Ways to Break the Ice

If you’re an introvert like I am, starting conversations probably doesn’t come very easily for you. And if you’re anything like me, you volunteer for things that sound fun before you realize that involves interacting with people you don’t know, which is great, even if it doesn’t feel that way at first. So next time …

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SNL’s God]s Not Dead 2 Parody Doesn’t Anger Me. Here’s why.

When Saturday Night Live aired its skit, “God Is A Boob Man” as a parody of the the recently released God’s Not Dead 2 back in April, the reviews ranged from accusations of Satanism to laughter in agreement. While I, personally, did not find the skit funny, I don’t think it’s worth being angry about. …

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What the Saints Had to Say About the True Presence in the Body and Blood of Christ is Mind-blowing

Sunday May 29 is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, or Corpus Christi Sunday. This gives us an opportunity to meditate on the mystery of the Eucharist -at least more so than every other time we receive. Here’s what 17 and 1 blessed -plus one more totally awesome Catholic- thought about …

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What It’s Like To Be the Only (Or One of the Only) Catholic on Campus

For many Catholic college students, going to church is something they know they should do but never get around to until their parents visit and they have to look up the Mass schedule to make it look like they go all the time. For others, going to church is just as important in college as it was in high school …

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