Ripped from the headlines: Bring on the so-called “Catholic” guilt 


 Catholic guilt – it’s not just for punchlines and therapist’s offices anymore, my friends.

Now, I’m not talking about undue guilt. Some of us scrupulous types could very well drive ourselves and others crazy by making mountains out of molehills, blaming ourselves for others’ wrongdoing, or imagining troubles that don’t, in fact, exist. It is also not healthy to walk around wondering when we’re going to “mess up” next, or to hold on to feelings of guilt for sins absolved upon making Sacramental Confession and doing our penance.
What I’m talking about is a healthy awareness that we’ve erred and need to amend our ways

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Heather Anderson Renshaw is on a mission to bring Jesus to the godforsaken Pacific Northwest one Divine Mercy Chaplet at a time. A devoted wife and mother to five, Heather notoriously bites off more than she can chew in the name of the New Evangelization. Heather is a speaker, writer, event founder, radio show producer + host, liturgical musician, and reluctant minivan chauffeur. An on-fire revert to the faith, Heather enjoys the buzz of a busy coffee shop, the blessed silence of an Adoration chapel, all things Italy, and avoiding matching socks at all cost.


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