Jennifer Miller

Freelance Writer

Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Jennifer Miller is currently a writer, homemaker and artist. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a Master of Art in Teaching and a bachelor’s degree in history, studio art and art history. Her professional interests focus on pro-life issues, education, art and the liturgical year. When not writing or taking photos for Today's Catholic, she can be found enjoying the company of her husband and two hilarious children.

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Ordinary Time, growing time

With long summer days upon us, pregnant with hazy, humid air and green grass growing long in the field, the Church’s liturgical calendar celebrates Ordinary Time.  For weeks upon weeks, […]

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NFP support: national NFP Week celebrated locally

Those who know, know. Often misunderstood and mistaken, natural family planning is a positive, refreshing gem of the Catholic Church.  Natural family planning is the general term used for the […]

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Fatherhood: mirroring God’s love

God calls some men to fatherhood. How each one is asked to live that call out is unique. Some live out the call physically, as biological or adoptive fathers; others […]

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Celebrating Easter more than just one Sunday

Once all the eggs are found and colorful jellybeans enjoyed, and the chocolate bunny has lost his ears, Catholics still have Easter to celebrate. The Sunday that changed everything is […]

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At Holy Cross College, Scott Hahn speaks of St. Joseph: ‘Silent Knight, Holy Knight’

“All of the humble, the ordinary (of life) is redemptive,” Dr. Scott Hahn illuminated about St. Joseph. “His supremacy is the heart of the Father, the Son and the Holy […]

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‘The start of the triduum: Holy Thursday Mass’

In a socially distant yet standing room-only church, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered the sacrifice of the most holy Eucharist at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, on the evening of […]

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‘Hosanna in the highest’: Palm Sunday

“Today, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week with our minds and our hearts lifted up to the Lord, focusing on the great event of our salvation: the Passion, Death and […]

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Building relationships focus of young adult in-person retreat

Quickly, all 60 spots were filled and a waiting list formed when the announcement was made that the spring diocesan young adult retreat would take place in person this year. […]

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Living Lent well, even now

“The Lentiest Lent ever” was a phrase used last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown in the United States set in during the liturgical season of Lent 2020. A […]

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‘Ite Ad Joseph’: Brother Andre Bessette, CSC

On United States Postal Service stamps, New York Times headlines or ESPN sidelines, one can spot them. Well-known and well-educated, the priests, brothers and sisters of the Congregation of Holy […]

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A month-by-month spiritual guide — Saints to pray with in 2021

Each new calendar year offers a fresh start in several ways. This can be true regarding the spiritual life as well. The year 2021 is an opportunity to live one’s […]

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The weary soul rejoices: celebrating the Christmas season

“Have yourself a merry, little Christmas,” the classic secular song croons. Never before have these lyrics been so apropos. With the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading and getting everyone vaccinated is […]