Jennifer Miller

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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‘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 […]

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Success comes to football programs despite pandemic’s challenges

Two diocesan high school football programs excelled this year despite a global pandemic and players’ personal losses. Bishop Luers, Fort Wayne, advanced to state competition, and Marian High School, Mishawaka, […]

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Christmas shopping with Catholic social teaching in mind

Being Catholic isn’t limited to liturgies and attending Mass for an hour on Sunday. Being Catholic fully permeates every aspect of one’s life, from the books read — or not […]

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Blessed Carlo Acutis and ‘the full beauty’ of the Eucharist

When Christine Baglow, youth minister at St. Joseph Parish, South Bend, heard the special Vatican Eucharistic Miracle Exhibit was going to be traveling again, she knew the perfect time for […]

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Sts. Isaac Jogues and Jean de Brebeuf, companions on the journey

Simply called the North American martyrs, Sts. Isaac Jogues and seven companions are remembered every year in October for sharing the Gospel with the Native Americans of the Huron nation […]

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Choosing to live differently: Red Masses celebrated

“The Red Mass is a votive Mass of the Holy Spirit. Every year at this Mass, we pray for members of the legal profession, lawyers, judges, students and professors of […]