Guest Writers, Personal Loss

Finding Faith After Loss

I remember the month my grandmother died well. My grandmother was my best friend. Growing up, I was attached to her hip. We went everywhere together, and I used to beg my parents to drop me off at her house quite frequently. As she got older, she became more recluse, overwhelmed by the anxieties of… Continue reading Finding Faith After Loss

Bereavement, Personal Loss

The Holidays Always Find a Way

Celebrating the holidays after the loss of a loved one feels different. A time that was once filled with joy, laughter, and gratitude may be replaced with feelings of emptiness and grief. Unfortunately, I am familiar with those feelings this year. My aunt passed away in March, and with the holidays approaching, I can’t help… Continue reading The Holidays Always Find a Way

Personal Loss

Remember the Love

November is often called the "Month of Remembrance". This month is traditionally a time in which the Catholic community remembers those whom God has called through death to eternal life. It is important to remember our loved ones because it helps us keep their memory alive in our hearts. In the spirit of remembrance, I… Continue reading Remember the Love