Author Archives: Megan McCleneghen

About Megan McCleneghen

Megan McCleneghen Megan McCleneghen has been a consecrated woman in the Regnum Christi movement for 7 years. She moved to the DC metro area last August and is a current student at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. She also volunteers in various Young Adult ministries within the Archdiocese of Washington DC and offers spiritual direction to college students and young adults. Previous to that she was a youth minister within the archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. She grew up in Dallas, TX.

Consecrated life and God’s Mercy

Today we celebrate the conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life. We also contemplate the mystery of Christ’s own consecration to the Father “in the substance of our flesh,” as the liturgy tells us. All this happens through the arms … Continue reading

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St. Catherine and Community

When I’m asked about my vocation as a consecrated woman living in community the question often comes up: So, what is it like to live in a house with a bunch of women? Often people expect responses related to community … Continue reading

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Mentoring mornings

Our community has the tradition of inviting all the girls involved in our youth programs to come to our house one Saturday morning each month. The day begins with mass, confession and then girls have the opportunity to sign up … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Mercy

A few weeks ago I walked into a CVS Pharmacy to get my passport photo taken. The manager directed me to the corner of the store and as we waited for the photo to print he asked me what country … Continue reading

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Examining Our Hearts on Joy

“As long as thanks is possible, then joy is always possible.” –Ann Voskamp One Thousand Gifts In our Regnum Christi family, we foster the spiritual practice of self-examination. As consecrated women, we take time at the end of our day … Continue reading

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As we approach the feast day of Christ the King

In Georges Bernanos’ novel The Diary of a Country Priest, an older priest tells the young protagonist “You mustn’t let yourself be mauled (by injustice). Above all don’t go thinking you can make it turn tail by staring it in … Continue reading

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“She is Mine…”

I stepped off the greyhound bus and into the chilly New York City night air. I looked around with my fellow missionaries and wondered how we could possibly feed and clothe all the homeless people that seemed to be pouring … Continue reading

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The Real 99%: Your Life

1%. What does 1% mean to you? 1% of the total square mileage of the United states is 37 940.83 miles. That’s about the size of Delaware. Delaware can fit into Alaska 264 times. 1% of the length of a … Continue reading

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Why not you?

Katelyn Maroney on a mission in Haiti. She is out there somewhere — a young, adventurous girl who always seems to land right in the middle of an unbelievable adventure. Today she’s in Port-au-Prince, the poverty stricken but stunningly beautiful … Continue reading

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