George Wants You to Celebrate (GIVEAWAY)

July has been a wonderfully chaotic month. We’ve had so much to celebrate and have had so much fun. If you’ve been a reader of the Heights for a while, then you know well that our family has a special devotion to Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. He’s the patron of our family and George is […]

A Tradition Handed Down

It seems that every conversation I’ve had with friends over the last couple of weeks involves the question, “So what do you all do for Christmas?”. Our conversation then fills with exchanges of family Christmas traditions, special memories, and what we believe makes this time of year so special. I love these kinds of conversations, […]

The Ten Virtues of Mary Series (Giveaway)

Wow, you all. Just wow. I have been absolutely blown away by the beauty that has been this series. When I approached the writers about this topic, I knew they would produce wonderful, well-thought out, and well-written content. What surprised me, however, was just how much these women’s reflections on the ten principal virtues of […]

On Failing at Advent and Needing My Hand to Be Held

Sweet, naive, well-meaning Olivia sat in her junior year college catechetics class daydreaming. As she listened to her professor unfold the beauty of the Christian liturgical year and how it can be celebrated richly in the home, she fantasized¬†about her future life with D-Train and their brood of children and how they would flawlessly celebrate […]

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati Quotes

I’ve dished before about why we think Pier Giorgio Frassati is awesome enough to make him the patron saint of our family and name our first-born after him. Even Fr. Robert Barron thinks he’s a baller. Another great thing about Frassati, like all good saints, is that his words have become timeless and immortal, ringing […]

The Ten Virtues of Mary

One of the reasons I love the WWW so much is because of the potential for community between people who live far and wide. I find this especially true with our community here. I love hearing from you about your struggles, your desires, and your efforts to live a full life. I love it¬†because I’m […]

5 Reasons You Should Read Blessed is She

By now, I’m sure you’ve all seen a plethora of information about a new daily devotional site for women that seeks to immerse us all deeper into the Word of God, Blessed is She. And for good reason: it’s awesome. Kindled deep in the heart of Jenna, this devotional site has already blossomed and blessed […]