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  • Giving In To Temptation? (Video)

      Setting goals is a great tool for self-improvement, and Lent is just that tool. It’s our tendency to pursue the things we love, things we believe will bring us fulfillment but that actually can become distractions from our real purpose here on earth, knowing, loving, and serving God...

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  • James Prayed for Years to Meet His Wife

    James and Liberty each took their call to seek God’s will in their life seriously, so much so that she briefly studied to be a nun, while he spent five years in the seminary before discerning a call to the married life. It’s not surprising that when they connected…

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  • Want to Get Married? Model St. Joseph

    Because I decided that 2014 would be The Year of the Saints, I wanted to choose a specific saint each month to focus on. Instead of asking for intercession or making prayer requests, though, I wanted to see what I could learn from each saint’s life—how they lived, loved,...

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  • Have You Forgiven the People Who Have Hurt You? (Video)

      Today’s gospel is Luke 6: 36-38 and it offers us three important keys to having a fruitful and blessed Lent: Mercy, forgiveness, and generosity. It’s difficult to separate these three because if you think about it, you can’t have one without the other. I hope you enjoy this brief reflection...

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  • You’re 40? Why Aren’t You Married Yet?

    “If she’s in her mid-30s and unmarried…you gotta know something is wrong there.” A fellow devout Catholic actually said that to me once about a woman I was interested in dating. I have to admit a spark of doubt entered my mind, but only for a second. That was...

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  • Michael Responded To Julie After Ten Days

    “I can’t believe I’m doing this,” Michael was thinking to himself as he made the seven-hour drive from Pensacola to Nashville. “I’m driving to a state and city I’ve never been to meet a girl that I’ve only even spoken to on the phone, who I met online.”

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  • Marriage is True Sacrificial Love

    Editor’s note: The CatholicMatch Institute is featuring a Lenten series for Catholic married couples. Each reflection will focus on one of Christ’s seven last words on the cross. In addition there will be a Lenten action for married couples to put into practice. This is the second reflection in...

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  • Is God Ignoring Your Prayer for a Spouse? (Video)

    Today’s gospel is a provocative one in that it challenges our trust in God’s willingness to answer our prayers: Jesus said to his disciples: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the...

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  • Divorced Parents & Getting Your Kids to Mass

    If you are divorced and the parent of children you may be facing a difficult road when it comes to handling Sunday Mass. Most children of divorced parents find themselves in an arrangement whereby they spend alternate weekends with the other parent. This arrangement, though considered in the best...

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  • Persistence & Prayer Paved Rebecca’s Path to Tony

    Rebecca’s path started, as all truly good ones do, with prayer and a true openness to wherever God might be leading. “Some girlfriends I got a group together to pray the rosary to find husbands,” she recalled. ”I wasn’t looking hard at the time, (but) praying the rosary with…

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