This is
Parent Life

By Life Teen Logo

Making Sense of Terror with Your Teen

We’ve reached a point where we can’t remember a time without constant news reports of mass violence or acts of terror. Even if we can step back and recognize that there are more days without them than with them,...

Read More >

The Essential Nature of Prayer

What is it about prayer that makes it seem so daunting? I have taken on large projects that take either a lot of physical energy, emotional energy or both, with more excitement and commitment than I have given my...

Read More >

Show Me How You See Me

I was sitting with a priest discussing the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. I was interested in deepening my prayer life, but the priest said something unexpected and intriguing. He said, “go to an Adoration Chapel, kneel...

Read More >

The Rosary (Part II)

When it comes to the rosary, there is so much goodness, so much grace, and so much that can be said! Last post I gave a very brief history of the rosary, as well as some examples of the...

Read More >

The Rosary (Part 1)

Have you ever noticed that the entire Dominican order wears a rosary on their left hip? Ever wondered why? A Brief History In the 13th century, the heresy of Albigenses was widespread. This heresy taught that all material creation...

Read More >

In A Story With Jesus

I see the struggle of confidence in young girls firsthand, especially with my freshman students. They struggle with friends, body image, boys, grades, and so much more. I see them measure themselves based on these standards. We have to...

Read More >

Lock it Down!

If someone asks me, “what’s your best advice for marriage, parenting and developing your faith life?” I would give them the same answer for all three…listening. It’s the one thing we can all do better, it doesn’t cost, it...

Read More >

15 Logical Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection

Many people will tell you that “based on human logic” the Resurrection makes no sense. The first thing we need to remember is that “human logic” is not omnipotence. God makes it very clear that “(His) ways are not...

Read More >

In The Garden (Holy Thursday)

“Then going out he went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. When he arrived at the place he said to them, “Pray that you may not undergo the test.” After withdrawing...

Read More >

Michigan Mother Willing to Die for Life

A 37 year-old Michigan woman has died after forfeiting the chance to undergo chemotherapy to treat her brain cancer after discovering that she was pregnant. The Daily Mail is reporting on the story of Carrie DeKlyen, a courageous mother...

Read More >