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Author Archive: Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey was raised and baptized in the Church of Christ/Campbellite tradition. After years of admiring the beauty of Catholicism, Sarah entered the Church in April 2017. She is a 2012 (BA) and 2015 (MA) graduate from Georgetown College with degrees in English and ESL Education. In 2012-2013, she was an Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in South Korea. While in Korea, she lived with a Korean family whose Catholic mother made a lasting impression. Sarah has briefly taught in China, and now currently, in Kentucky. Through her writing, she hopes to draw her readers closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Sarah also writes at her personal blog, Quelpart.

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Learning Christian Faith and Love in a Korean Adventure

June 23, AD2018 0 Comments
Learning Christian Faith and Love in a Korean Adventure

Around this time in 2012, I was a fresh college graduate and was preparing to depart for the Korean Peninsula to serve a year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. Before my year there, I knew very little about Korea, aside from the war fought long ago. In fact, the main reason I chose Korea […]

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Simple, Little, Humble: A Newborn Symbolizes the Spirituality of St. Bernadette

May 22, AD2018 0 Comments
Simple, Little, Humble: A Newborn Symbolizes the Spirituality of St. Bernadette

On April 15, 2018, my first nephew was born. Though the birth of a new baby is always a precious occasion, the birth of my nephew was especially meaningful. After nine long months of waiting, this precious boy was finally here, resting peacefully in my arms. He was everything I could ever dream of, wrapped […]

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A Year in a New Land: Reflections from a Recent Convert

April 23, AD2018 0 Comments
A Year in a New Land: Reflections from a Recent Convert

On April 15, 2017, I was received into the Catholic Church at my parish’s annual Easter Vigil. As I stood and received the sacrament of Confirmation, I felt a stirring in my soul that I had sought for years, but never could seem to grasp. Since that night, I’ve found a world of new experiences—new […]

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Finding Divine Mercy with St. Therese

April 3, AD2018 1 Comment
Finding Divine Mercy with St. Therese

Even if we’ve heard about God’ great mercy, we may unknowingly deprive ourselves of what His love wants to give us, as I’ve discovered in my own life. For as long as I can remember, I have battled perfectionism. Just when I think it’s gone away, it rears its ugly head, both at work and […]

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Beyond Feminism: Engaging the Feminine Genius

March 1, AD2018 6 Comments
Beyond Feminism: Engaging the Feminine Genius

In today’s increasingly secular society, it’s very hard to be a woman. From all sides, women are inundated with mixed images: there are the secular feminists who claim that women should anything men can do. On the opposite end, there are those who say that women should only work in the home, serving as wives, […]

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Pursued by Guadalupe: A Call to Share the Sacred Heart

January 21, AD2018 0 Comments
Pursued by Guadalupe: A Call to Share the Sacred Heart

I grew up in a small, Protestant-majority community in Central Kentucky. In my congregation, like many non-Catholic churches, teaching about Mary was kept to a minimum. Typically, songs and sermons regarding our Blessed Mother were contained to the days surrounding and leading up to Christmas. Most mentions of Mary were done away with after December […]

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