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Heaven is heaven only for the holy - Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman

Even supposing a man of unholy life were suffered to enter heaven, he would not be happy there; so that it would be no mercy to permit him to enter...   Read more...

His loving hand - Father Jean Pierre de Caussade, S.J.

There is not a moment in which God is not present with us under the cover of some pain to be endured, some obligation or some duty to be performed, or some consolation to be enjoyed.   Read more...

How Christ Comes to Heal Us - Servant of God Catherine De Hueck Doherty

The Mass is the very breath of our spiritual life.  Read more...

How the Seed of the Kingdom Grows in Us - Father Jean Pierre de Caussade, S.J.

The weariness, aversion and aridity frequently experienced by you are the usual vicissitudes through which souls seeking God are wont to pass.  Read more...

How the Seed of the Kingdom Grows in Us - Father Jean Pierre de Caussade, S.J.

The weariness, aversion and aridity frequently experienced by you are the usual vicissitudes through which souls seeking God are wont to pass.  Read more...

How to be truly happy - Father John Hardon, S.J.

One of the deepest mysteries of life is that of happiness.   Read more...

How to Live in the Presence of God - Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.

The Savior is described by St. Luke as telling His followers to pray continually. It is a universal duty applying to all believers. It means that we are really commanded both to pray always, and forbidden to cease doing so. What can the Holy Spirit possibly mean?  Read more...

Improving Your Prayer - Sister Laus Gloriae, O.C.D.

Dear Sister, My prayer experiences donít seem good enough or holy enough, long enough or intense enough. Do you have any suggestions as to how I can pray better?  Read more...

In need of infinite help - Heather King

"The Christian religion is only for one who needs infinite help."  Read more...

In Service with the Apostles - Saint Francis de Sales

So go forth very bravely with perfect trust in the goodness of him who calls you to this holy task.   Read more...

Introduction to Lent: Almsgiving - Mike Aquilina

Of the three marks of Lent — prayer, fasting and almsgiving — almsgiving is surely the most neglected.  Read more...

Introduction: Progress Through Mental Prayer - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

The spiritual life may be correctly described as the "cultivation of intimacy with God" and the following pages are an attempt to show how the soul may cultivate that intimacy and how it is to overcome the obstacles it encounters in its efforts to become intimate with its Creator.  Read more...

It is better for you to enter into life - Macarius of Egypt

When he sees your earnestness in seeking him, then he appears and manifests himself to you.  Read more...

Jesus' Love of Martha and Mary - Blessed John Henry Newman

The object which Christ contemplates, which he loves in the Church, is not human nature simply, but human nature illuminated and renovated by his own supernatural power.   Read more...

Jesus' Sweet and Light Yoke - Father John Tauler, O.P.

Now, to what people is this yoke sweet and light, as they accept it and bear it along?  Read more...

Lenten Resolutions - Caryll Houselander

As to your Lent ... I can only tell you my own experience.  Read more...

Light of the World, Highest and Brightest - Father Alfred Delp, S.J.

The theological truths about providence and guidance, about the ever-presence of God, and about his merciful indwelling in us must become concrete, lived possessions.  Read more...

Living in hope - Regis Martin

Hope is an enormously important, if widely neglected and misunderstood, virtue.  Read more...

Loving Our Neighbor - Father Jean-Nicolas Grou, S.J.

I hold it as an impossible thing that anyone who is not interior can attain to the perfect accomplishment of this precept of love for our neighbor.  Read more...

Man's search for meaning - Viktor Fankl

In some way, suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning.  Read more...

Many people followed him - Father Bernard Bro, O.P.

In our relationship with Christ each of us must resolve one great problem.  Read more...

Marriage: Joy in Love - Father Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis

The freedom and joy of friendship is what we were made for.†  Read more...

Martha's Anxiety - Sister Wendy Beckett

Worry is a canker.  Read more...

Mortification: A Condition of Life - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

The development of the supernatural virtues in us is attended by a process which has a twofold aspect.   Read more...

Mount Thabor - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

When manifestations of the glory of the Sacred Humanity become frequent and regular the soul has definitely entered on the passive stages of mental prayer.  Read more...


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