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Hi I'm Alexandra Cattich

I'm a daughter, a friend, a future missionary, a skier, a BYU student, a dancer at heart, most importantly, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Calgary, Canada and moved to the United States with my mother when I was about 6 months old. My father adopted me when I was 2 years old. I have just one brother who is younger than me. I received my partricarticle blessing just over a year ago, and my testimony has been forever strengthened. I love to ski, dance, hang out with friends, take pictures, play the piano, watch a good football game, and just live every day with a positive attitude. A passion of mine is helping people. I went on a medical mission trip to Iquitos, Peru with my mom and her hospital in the summer of 2009, and I plan on going to Rwanda in 2015. I was blessed with the opportunity of going to BYU in Provo my freshman year and meeting some people that changed my life. I was lucky enough to live there when the mission age changed. Now, I have a mission call in hand and I am so excited to serve the wonderful people of Dallas Texas and preach the gospel in the Spanish language. In my future I want to be a nurse and get married in the temple and start a family. I have many dreams and goals for myself, just like everyone else. I know that Heavenly Father has a plan for me, and I am here for a purpose. I can't wait to find out what my true purpose in life is, but I know whatever it is, I will affect the lives of hundreds of people! My life motto is, "Come what may, and love it!" - Elder Wirthlin

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon my whole life and I love being able to stand up for what I believe in. I love being an example of my faith, and influencing my friends around me. I know that the scriptures are true and Heavenly Father strengthens my testimony everyday with just the smallest miracles. One small miracle that has proved his love for me is blessing me with amazing friends. My junior year was hard for me not only with academics, but also with friends. My friends began to participate in activities that I knew were not good, and could end up becoming life long concequences. For a few months I felt alone and in the dark and that I had no friends. There was a group of Mormons at a rival high school, and they were all extremely close. I prayed that one of them would open up to me and invite me to do things with them. Not very long after, my prayers were answered. A boy in another ward, that went to the rival high school, invited me to go to a party with him and the others. I was so excited, and since them I have created life long friendships with people that have the same standards as me, and have blessed my life in so many positive ways. I am forever greatful to them and their friendship. I know this is a small example and doesn't seem very significant, but it strengthened my testimony, and made me realize that Heavenly Father does care about me. I know that he cares about everyone, and wants all of his sons and daughters to return to live with him one day. My father is a convert to the church, and his testimony has also strengthened mine. I have such a great family and support system and our home is filled with love and happiness. I know that being Mormon has made it easy to follow rules and create high standards for myself and my future. I am so thankful to have been born in the church, and I know that my kids with be born in the church, and have amazing opportunities just like me. I am proud to say that I am a Mormon!

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday by putting on the whole armor of God, going to church, and being an example to everyone I meet. I believe it is important to smile at everyone. You may never say a word to them, but I believe a smile says a thousand words. I live my faith by staying true to my standards and rules that I have for myself. In high school I was the only member in my friends group and often times I was questioned and mocked for my beliefs and what I choose to do or not do. I also live my faith by committing myself to a year and a half mission to serve the Lord and to spread a message that is very near and dear to me.