About Chelsea Houghton

Chelsea Houghton Chelsea Houghton is editor of Restless Press, as well as a columnist for Catholic Stand, Ignitum Today and NZ Catholic. a 27 year old mother who lives in Christchurch, New Zealand with her husband and four children under the age of five. She has a Media and Communications degree from the University of Canterbury and in the past has worked for the Journey of the Cross and Icon for World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney, for the Christchurch Catholic Youth Team and running the Theology of the Body for Teens programme and training to various groups.

Author Archives: Chelsea Houghton

Witnessing to the World

March 29th, 2014 | by Chelsea Houghton

With the call to the new evangelisation, how do we pass on the faith in today’s world? In his 2014

The Secrets to Happiness

February 1st, 2014 | by Chelsea Houghton

How happy really are we today? How do we define that we have really ‘lived’? We live in a marketing

The Importance of Life Media

September 14th, 2013 | by Chelsea Houghton

One of the downsides of being pro-life in 2013 is the negative stereotyping. Being”pro-choice” is so normalized and they seem

Let Go and Let God

July 20th, 2013 | by Chelsea Houghton

Lately I”ve suffered from writer”s block. I have no inspiration for what I”m most passionate about and normally makes me


June 21st, 2013 | by Chelsea Houghton

Abnegation. To be honest until recently I had no idea what that word meant. And probably not surprisingly since it is

Reasons to be Open to Motherhood

May 12th, 2013 | by Chelsea Houghton

In honour of Mother’s Day… A fellow writer recently asked somebody to write something positive about motherhood. She said “Some

How is your Prayer Life?

April 8th, 2013 | by Chelsea Houghton

“Accustom yourself to pray this way and, God grant, soon you will nurture true prayer in yourself. Then there will

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