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Saint Stories: St. Tarcisius

Young, brave, and heroic are all virtues that embody Saint Tarcisius. Tarcisius grew up in Rome, attending Mass in the catacombs hidden away from the pagans. He was a devout altar server during Mass and...

Saint Stories: Servant of God, Chiara Petrillo

I've got an incredible story to share with you today about a remarkable woman who gave us an example of modern sainthood just a few years ago. Her name is Chiara Petrillo, and her life...

Saint Stories: St. Peter

In the Gospel of Luke, we learn that Peter's brother Andrew introduces him to Jesus through his following of John the Baptist. While fishing in the Sea of Galilee, Jesus draws near to Peter and...

Saint Stories: St. Therese of Lisieux

St. Therese was born on January 2, 1873, in Alençon, France, facing the challenges of severe illness from the start. Her parents, Saint Zelie and Saint Louis, were uncertain about her survival. After leaving the...

What Seasons Can Teach Us About The Spiritual Life

When I was in college, we used to play this “game,” which was more of a psychological experiment, with friends. It was supposed to reveal different things about you: what qualities you liked in yourself,...

Journal Questions For A New Season

New seasons bring new beginnings. How exciting! Here are a few journal prompts to help you dive into Autumn alongside the Lord.   1. What is your relationship with change? Do you welcome it with...

Five Years Ago

Five years ago I felt like I was the only “normal” girl that loved the Catholic faith and wanted to follow Jesus. I was your average nineteen year old college student trying to achieve the...

Celebrations + The Catholic Girl Starter Kit

This month we are celebrating West Coast Catholic turning 5 years young! Can you believe that?? We are ready to celebrate BIG with you so keep reading to hear all about the festivities you're invited...

What Is Your Lifeline?

What comes to mind when you hear the word lifeline?  Is it a certain tendency? Like, “Oh coffee is my lifeline, I couldn’t live without it.”  Or maybe it’s a person? Your husband is your...

The Power of Truth

Do you recognize the gravity of honesty? The powerful depth of Truth? The reality that when something fully true is shared, change occurs. Something shifts, questions are asked, and an impact is made whether it’s...

Our Lady Queen of Peace

In the thick of the communist regime, on June 24th, 1981, the first apparition occurred. In a small village in Bosnia, called Medjugorje, on the top of a rocky hill made up of boulders, appeared...

Our Visit to Lourdes

"I raised my head and looked towards the grotto. I saw a Lady dressed in white, wearing a white dress, a blue girdle and a yellow rose on each foot, the same color as the...

6 Miraculous Facts about the Tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe

In 1531, an older indigenous peasant, Juan Diego, saw a glowing figure on the top of a hill who he came to know was The Blessed Virgin as he approached her and spoke to her....

The Story of Fatima

Fatima. One of the most well known apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary that left a lasting impression on not only the Catholic Church, but the whole world. In 1917 the world was greatly suffering...

Your Heavenly Mother

If you didn’t already know…May is the month of Mary!What a joy, right? Well, some of you may feel this way, a lot of you may not. Why do I say this? In my four...

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