Melissa Keating

Melissa is a missionary with the Digital Campus. She was born and raised in St. Louis (aka the best city on Earth), but went to school at Benedictine College in Atchison, KS (aka a city on Earth). She graduated in 2012 with degrees in Mass Communications and Foreign Languages, and minors in International Studies and Theology. Yes, she was that girl. She currently lives in Denver. Like most twenty somethings, she enjoys reading, writing, hanging with friends, linguistic hagiography, and follicular Church history. Please help slake her insatiable need for attention by following her on twitter. Twitter: @mkeats42

Stories to Bring to Adoration

If you're anything like me, then you need all the help you can get when it comes to prayer. I'm just not always sure what I'm supposed to do...

Hidden Traumas of Catholic Womanhood

1. Being asked how you feel about the oppressive male hierarchy in the Church. Seriously, have you ever seen a priest’s schedule? Pretty sure I’m not the suffering servant here… 2....

The Salvation History of Facial Hair

I would like to humbly apologize to the entire English-speaking population of the universe. In my last blog, “The Four Best Beards in the History of Christendom,” I made...

The Four Best Beards in the History of Christendom

The rest of the world is buzzing about no-shave November right now. However, as Catholics, we belong to a long history of beards so magnificent they could never hope...

Four Ways Les Misérables Brought Me to Catholicism

I freaking love Les Misérables. I love it to the point of obsession, and I'm not alone. The new movie is on track to become one of the top-grossing...

The Crux – To Preach Christ Crucified

The Christian missionary Jim Elliot once said, “Lord, make me a crisis man. Let me not be a mile-post on a single road, but make me a fork that...