Megan Lacourrege Category

Sacrifices Matter

By Megan Lacourrege There has undoubtedly been a lot of disappointment at the number of activities that won’t happen this summer. The list is long: vacations, family get-togethers, birthday parties, camps, pool time and more. Additionally, some families have a member who is immunocompromised, so everyone may feel an extra need to be cautious. Other […]

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Discernment: A True Gift

By Megan Lacourrege “Discernment.” As Catholics, we often use that word when talking about making big life decisions, especially regarding our vocations. When deciding what we will vow ourselves to, prayerfully seeking God’s counsel is of course necessary. Lately, though, I’ve been discovering just how much discernment is needed day-to-day within our vocations.

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When Family Planning Doesn’t Go as Planned

By Megan Lacourrege Many newly married couples dream of what their future families will look like. It can become disillusioning, then, when that plan doesn’t become reality. For some, that means have more children or having them spaced closer than anticipated. For others, like my family, it’s meant the opposite. Our initial family planning aspirations […]

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Made for Greatness

By Megan Lacourrege When I learned about purgatory as a child, I had thought, “I guess that’s where I’m going.” I didn’t believe I could personally go straight to heaven, so I thought it best to aim for purgatory. At least it’s not hell, and I’ll go to heaven eventually, right? As I got older, […]

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