Monica Lyons Montanaro

About Monica Lyons Montanaro

Monica Lyons Montanaro graduated from Thomas Aquinas College with a bachelor of arts in Liberal Arts in 2011.  Since then, her work has ranged from teaching as a missionary at a junior college in Belize, Central America, to parish work in Virginia.  She and her husband, Joseph, now reside in Oregon, where they just welcomed their first child, a baby girl.

My Side of the Confessional

A Scrupulous Penitent’s Plea to Confessors

For months, I had been mustering the courage to go to confession. I had faced the terror of Hell to marshal my sins. I had waited in the empty church for half an hour, palms in a cold sweat, rehearsing my lines. It had been three months and … [Read more...]