Serviam Blog

Writing about faith, life, church, society and everything in between in an unapologetic Catholic perspective with Christ at the centre.
Say Something

Say Something

Written By: Amber Miller “And all these words that you meant to say held in silence day after day words of kindness that our poor hearts crave please don’t keep them hidden away.” – Josh Groban Vulnerability. It’s scary, isn’t it? It takes so much courage to... read more
Beware What You Allow In

Beware What You Allow In

Written By: David Gilbert We tend to guard the things that are important to us; our children, spouse, family, country, etc.  The two greatest gifts we have been given by God are our bodies and soul. Unfortunately, in the busyness of life, the body and soul seem to be... read more
WYD: Catholicism Firing on All Cylinders

WYD: Catholicism Firing on All Cylinders

Written By: Lawrence Lam There are critics of WYD who think that this is the church honouring perpetual youth in the secular sense. It’s instructive to look at the contents of World Youth Day itself and see what is being touted when we say we celebrate Youth. My... read more
Moments of Grace

Moments of Grace

Written By: Sarah Gould Have you ever had a moment of Grace come out of nowhere?  You are just moving along in your day, minding your own business and all of a sudden a stranger or a friend hits you with a question or observation with such incredible depth it takes... read more
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Written By: Gregory Watson “But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; for as all die in Adam, so all will be... read more
Love Is Waiting

Love Is Waiting

Written By: Amber Miller “When you approach the tabernacle, remember that He has been waiting for you for twenty centuries.”- St. Josemaria Escriva It seems that more than anything else in this culture of ours, we value efficiency. We love convenience, which our... read more
Importance of Raising Your Standards

Importance of Raising Your Standards

Written By: David Gilbert Any time you sincerely want to make a change in your life the first thing you must do is raise your standards.  The most important thing is change what you demand of yourself. If you don’t demand a lot from yourself, where will you go? Where... read more
Jezu Ufam Tobie

Jezu Ufam Tobie

Written By: Lawrence Lam “Jesus I trust in you”, is the subtext to this year’s World Youth Day theme, “Blessed are the merciful:  they shall have mercy shown them” . For it was St. Sr. Faustina in Krakow, where WYD was hosted that made the title three words... read more
Always Be Prepared

Always Be Prepared

Written By: David Gilbert I am often asked what my thoughts are on the end of times; are living on the cusp of the end of the world or at the very least a great chastisement? This is in light of things such as the 100th anniversary of Fatima approaching, Planet X... read more
The Four Loves of Evangelization – Eros

The Four Loves of Evangelization – Eros

Written By: Patrick Sullivan Part 4 from the series “The Four Loves of Evangelization” If you have ever admired the determination of a shooting star, or sat in awe of the perseverance displayed in the nation’s greatest athletes, then our third kind of love is not far... read more

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