Author Archives: Victoria O'Donnell

About Victoria O'Donnell

Victoria is from Cincinnati, OH and studied for a BS in psychology at Northern Kentucky University for three years when she discovered that God was calling her to discern consecrated life in Regnum Christi. She is currently studying at Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso. Her favorite catholic bloggers are Simcha Fisher, Fr. Robert Barron and anyone on RC live.

What do you do with a Baby Savior?

We were headed to Seville in our 9 passenger Volkswagen Transporter, a narrow tin can on wheels, inducer of leg and back cramps; to spend a week of Christmas vacation at “Los Provinciales”. The drive was a privileged opportunity to … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Hospital

Every other week I get the opportunity to accompany Patricia Bannon as she distributes communion in a hospital in Madrid. The whole process is very simple but impacting especially in light of the Jubilee Year of Mercy that we are … Continue reading

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Vow of chastity

The consecrated in formation just finished a 3 day course on the vow of chastity. Our program of formation this year is taking a special emphasis on chastity, so various means are being utilized to go deeper in this area. … Continue reading

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An open letter to goat cheese

Dear Queso de Cabra, It has been just over two months now that I have been here in Spain. There have been a whirlwind of emotions, adjustments and experiences.  Even though it hasn’t been easy, is has been very beautiful. … Continue reading

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That just happened…

It was during my “Moral de la Persona” class, assuming I was in for a peaceful Friday morning like the others. During this extra year of formation I am auditing a few classes at the Universidad Ecclecial San Damaso, where … Continue reading

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Availability

We just finished our second “open Mass” of the year here at Cerro Del Coto. It’s beautiful to have the RC family come to our house once a month to celebrate Who and what unites us, especially during this period … Continue reading

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“Go and bear fruit that will last”

The Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi have been faced with the sad reality that, at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year, Mater Ecclesiae College (MEC) will close its doors.  This college is the hard earned fruit of many talented … Continue reading

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Close to His Sacred Heart

June is the month of the Sacred Heart, and I have had some experiences over the past few weeks that have given me a glimpse into what Jesus Sacred Heart means to me. It is Jesus, it is His heart … Continue reading

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Life: two perspectives

It seems to me that there are two ways to view life in this world. One that is taking. (I am sure you have seen this blog circulating around Facebook and prolife websites). And one that is giving. (For any … Continue reading

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