Elizabeth
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Baylor Bear. Journalism - Public Relations. International Studies. Writer. Blogger. New Media Enthusiast, Learner. Motivated. Driven. Mac Enthusiast. Texas. Photographer. Designer. Catholic.
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  • 27 Jan 2014
    Finishing the Race, Completing the Task
    There are cliches and overused quotes for every occasion in life. In high school, our English teachers would caution us against using cliches in our writing. For starters, they’re sometimes hard to understand for someone who has never heard them before. How do you explain to someone that while an...
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  • 13 Jan 2014
    Using SMART Goals to Accomplish Big Things
    Let’s talk about goals. This post comes partially from the realization that just two weeks after New Year’s (time sure does fly) some of my New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the way side (or never really got off the ground in the first place). In my cubical, I...
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  • 30 Dec 2013
    Win A Trip For TWO To Rome For the Canonization of Blessed John Paul II!
    In September, Pope Francis announced that he would declare his two predecessors, Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II, saints in a single ceremony on April 27, 2014. The ceremony will take place on Divine Mercy Sunday, a celebration instituted by Blessed Pope John Paul II in 2000. Thanks to...
    Archived in News and Events
  • 16 Dec 2013
    A Tradition-less Christmas
    When I was younger, the lack of any sort of stable Advent traditions was a point of pride. I’ve spent many a Christmas eve camping out on the floor of the Miami airport during a 5-hour layover playing cards with my siblings, waiting to spend Christmas with family in the...
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  • 02 Dec 2013
    Beginning Advent With A Challenge
    This year, the number of days in this holiday season are the shortest it possibly can be. 27 days. Just 27 days separate Thanksgiving and Christmas. Perhaps, As a result this begins to explain how and why retailers have combated the unusually short shopping window by putting out Christmas merchandise...
    Archived in Blog Faith
  • 18 Nov 2013
    The Year of Faith: What’s Next?
    Growing up in a family whose roots are deep in the small Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago I’ve always heard December 31st referred to as “Old Year’s Night” instead of “New Year’s Eve.” I’ve always kind of liked calling it “Old Year’s Night.” Calling it that, in a way,...
    Archived in Blog Faith
  • 04 Nov 2013
    An American Moment: Remembering Our Fellow Brothers and Sisters in Service
    “Freedom always comes at a high price. It requires a generous heart, ready for sacrifice. We cannot excuse ourselves from our own personal responsibility for freedom. There is no such thing as freedom without sacrifice.” - Blessed Pope John Paul II Veteran’s Day, November 11th, commemorates two very significant events....
  • 21 Oct 2013
    On Homecomings
    There’s something captivating about the season of Fall. And before you think it’s because of the cooler temperatures, pumpkin spiced lattes and a football season in full swing – it’s not. There’s this one aspect of fall is exciting every time I see it approaching on my calendar – Homecoming....
  • 07 Oct 2013
    ICYMI: Good Samaritan, Catholic Bands, Respect Life & Wisdom From the Pope
    Did you have a good weekend? I hope your Monday (and week) are off to a great start! The following is a collection of cool news, resources and even some wisdom from the Pope you may or may not have heard about – hence the title – In Case You...
    Archived in Blog Faith Young Adult
  • 23 Sep 2013
    Join Austin’s 40 Days For Life Efforts
    I’ve told the story before of my first experience standing outside of Planned Parenthood during prayer vigil. It was the summer before I graduated and was completing an assignment for a photojournalism class. I’d supported pro-life organizations and prayed at prayer vigils, but never directly on the sidewalk outside a...
  • 09 Sep 2013
    An Accidental Pilgrimage
    This weekend I happened to stumbled upon two pilgrimage sites for the Year of Faith in Denver, CO in less than 48 hours. It was quite the blessed surprise (and not so much an accident!). I was in Denver last week for work and decided to stay the weekend to...
    Archived in Blog Faith Young Adult
  • 26 Aug 2013
    Some Monday Morning Inspiration To Get You Going
    Oh, Monday, here we are again. Maybe your weekend was packed with activities or maybe it was used for a Netflix-surfing-couch-time. Yet, here we are again, on a Monday with a full week ahead of us until the next well deserved weekend. While channel flipping over the weekend, I caught...
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