Gretchen Filz, O.P., is a Catholic content writer with an M.A. in Christian Apologetics. As a result of her studies in theology and philosophy at an Evangelical seminary, she discovered the truth of Catholicism and entered into full communion with the Catholic Church in 2011. A passionate convert and Lay Dominican, Gretchen lives out her vocation through prayer, study, teaching, writing, and engaging in a variety of apostolates. Her articles have provided catechesis and inspiration for Catholics around the world. She currently works in the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina.
How to Make Your First Saturday Rosary Meditation According to Sr. Lucia
Our Lady of Fatima made known to Sr. Lucia a request that devout Catholics make "communions of ...Article
Mother Teresa’s Humility List
Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and ...Article
The Catholic Mass in 155 A.D., Described by St. Justin Martyr [Video]
Today, many non-Catholic Christians claim that the Mass is not biblical. They deny ...Article
8 Ways to Use Holy Water
Holy Smokes: Why Do Catholics Use Incense?
At Mass and other liturgical services, priests and altar servers swing censers that send ...Article
What St. John Vianney Taught About the Value of Suffering
One of the more meaningful and fulfilling parts of Catholic doctrine—which is not as ...Article
Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory by St. Gertrude the Great
According to tradition, Our Lord told St. Gertrude the Great that each time she piously ...Article
A Prayer To St. Joseph To Protect the Church In Times Of Tribulation
During his earthly life, St. Joseph was the divinely-appointed guardian and ...Article
A Guide to the Catholic Liturgical Calendar
Christianity isn't just lived; it's celebrated....Article
8 (Spiritual) New Year’s Resolutions for Catholics
January is here again, and it's time to make our annual New Year's resolutions. Every Catholic ...Article
Nine Ways to Celebrate the Month of Mary
Many things can be said about Catholics, but it can never be said that we don't honor our ...Article
A Short Examination of Conscience Based on the Beatitudes
In order to make a good confession, we must first make a good ...