Category: Dating

The Wedding of My Dreams?

BY JACKIE ANGEL I hated planning our wedding. Thinking about this one-day event for nine months about made me want to stick a chopstick in my eye. Not because I felt like I did it all by myself (I didn’t), nor because I don’t like having fun (I do), or because I hate sparkly things (I love sparkly things), but…

The Devil Wants You to Settle In Your Relationship

Besides choosing to give Christ my entire heart and life at 18 (after falling in love with Him in the Eucharist), the best decision I ever made was to wait 28 years for the man of my dreams. There were so many times I could’ve settled for a nice Catholic guy who treated me well and bored me to tears.…

Every Girl Deserves a “Bobby Angel”

Every Girl Deserves a “Bobby Angel”A few months ago, a lady came up to me after I sang at Mass and said to me, “You sing like an angel!” It then dawned on me: my last name is going to be “Angel.” “This is going to be ridiculous,” I thought. Not only does “Jackie Angel” sound like a made-up stage…

Become a Saint

I remember reading a book by Jason Evert while I was in seminary. I think it was If You Really Loved Me. One sentence in particular struck me and really changed my outlook concerning my vocation: The best thing you can do for your future spouse is to become a saint. We believe that all men and women are called…