Melissa Guerrero

Melissa Guerrero is a freelance writer. The Los Angeles, CA native holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles and has completed part of an M.A. in Biblical Theology from John Paul the Great Catholic University. Writing under the pen name "Melissa Cecilia," she is the author of the Will and Lina series. In her spare time, you can find her trying to beat her Goodreads record, out and about with a camera, tweeting at @MelissaCeciliaG, or blogging over at Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer.

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Here’s How to Practice 5 Corporal Works of Mercy in a Single Place

We all know the importance of practicing the 7 corporal works of mercy and many of us strive to do them as often as possible. However, it’s not always doable with our busy schedules. Sure, we can give money to those who panhandle outside grocery stores. Of course, we can carve time out of our …

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A Fresh Take on New Evangelization – Sancta Familia Media

There’s no denying that Catholics are present on all social media platforms. Whether it’s a healthy debate on “Catholic Twitter,” building an online community through specialized websites and Facebook groups, or sharing their own life and faith journeys through personal blogs, there is no shortage of young Catholics using social media in ongoing evangelization efforts. …

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5 Facts About Saint Brigid That You’ll Want to Tell Everyone

Brigid of Ireland (also known as Brigid of Kildare), was one of those saints who was known in her lifetime for her great holiness. Possessing all seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, she actively dedicated her life to providing many of the ten corporal acts of mercy to whoever needed them. She is the patron saint …

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5 Saints We Could’ve Seen at the Winter Olympics

For the first time ever, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) invited representatives from Vatican City to have “observer roles” during meetings where the policies for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics were conferred. This delegation, headed by Monsignor Melchor Sanchez de Toca y Alameda, will also be present for the opening ceremonies this upcoming Friday. While Vatican …

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