About Rachel Zamarron

Rachel Zamarron Rachel is a wife, Catholic, and cowgirl. Married to her sweetheart Sam, the two of them are enjoying the adventures of life hand-in-hand.

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An Old Saint on a New Acquaintance

January 31st, 2016 | by Rachel Zamarron

Some of us Catholics count our “Catholic credentials” by our knowledge of obscure catholic words; some of us by how

Choosing Contentment

July 17th, 2015 | by Rachel Zamarron

A few years ago, a mission trip took me to a small church in Africa. The sights the smells and

Paul Among Us

May 3rd, 2015 | by Rachel Zamarron

As the stories progress a man named Paul – once Saul takes center stage. We hear of his hatred for the early church and his approval of St. Steven’s martyrdom, his murdering Christians, and his subsequent conversion.

Synod Psych Up

October 14th, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

Much has been said about the Synod on the Family, underway in Rome right now. Ink has been spilled, opinions

Choosing Peace

June 29th, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

In the midst of all of this we are called to something greater. We read in Philippians 4: 6-7, "Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, will keep your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Peace? What is that? We say. It feels like a meaningless word, and not something we can actually apply to our lives

The Messy Power of the Holy Spirit

May 29th, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

This fiery church we see in the Acts of the Apostles is the one Pope Francis spoke of at WYD Rio when he said, “What do I expect as a consequence of the Youth Day? I expect a mess. There will be one. There will be a mess here in Rio? There will be!

Christians and Anger

May 2nd, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

Do you struggle with anger? Does a close family member or friend? Are you known for your Irish-red-hair and the

Growing In Love

March 7th, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

It happens- opposites do attract. My husband and I knew that as soon as we started dating. He is a deep thinker – thoughtful,

A New Grateful You

January 9th, 2014 | by Rachel Zamarron

By now, if you are like me, you have already lost track of your New Years resolution. Learn Spanish? Who

What’s Your Witness?

October 17th, 2013 | by Rachel Zamarron

This morning I witnessed the coolest thing. My husband and I were on our way to work, winding through the

WYD Whiners…

July 25th, 2013 | by Rachel Zamarron

Today Rio de Janeiro Brazil is overrun with young people. World Youth Day is in full swing and hundreds of

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