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Silence: A Means to Recollection - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

This state is at once the effect of and the condition needed for prayer. Silence is a necessary and indispensable means to prayer.  Read more...

Spiritual Reading - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

Holiness is the fruit of prayer, and mental prayer is extremely difficult without the reading of spiritual books.  Read more...

Stay with me, Lord - St. Padre Pio

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Taking Up Our Cross - Father Jean-Nicolas Grou, S.J.

Crosses are the great means which God employs to destroy self-love in us and to increase and purify his love within us.  Read more...

Ten ways to deepen our relationship with God - Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Here are a few steps — in no particular order — that can help us draw closer to God.  Read more...

The "Nothingness" Asked of the Twelve - Pope Benedict XVI

This "nothing" that the disciples share with Jesus expresses at once the power and the importance of the apostolic office.   Read more...

The 'Nothingness' Asked of the Twelve - Pope Benedict XVI

This "nothing" that the disciples share with Jesus expresses at once the power and the impotence of the apostolic office.  Read more...

The Arms That Reach Out to the Lost Sheep - Catherine Doherty, CM.

If any one of you feels guilty and you know that you deserve it, fear not.  Read more...

The Awakening - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

As noted earlier, Catholic faith in the omnipresence of God calls for two important distinctions in its application to the journey of salvation.   Read more...

The Body of Mental Prayer - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

All sanctity is effected in us by contact with the Sacred Humanity;  this contact is created by our willing contemplation of the great mystery of the Incarnation.  Read more...

The Catholic Way - Father Antoniunus Wall, O.P.

I am frequently asked by concerned persons to explain the difference, if any, between Catholic faith and non-Catholic, Christian faith.   Read more...

The Change in Zacchaeus - Fr. Bernard Bro

Not only do we become by means of the sacraments contemporaries of a past that is the very source of our salvation, but we become capable of recuperating the past, of retaking and reconstructing our life by giving it a new unity.  Read more...

The church will become small - Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger

The church will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning.   Read more...

The Coming of The Holy Spirit - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

The Pentecost event brings us to the third stage of the journey to God in this world.   Read more...

The divine physician - Saint Claude de la Colombiere. S.J.

Let us imagine our confusion when we appear before God and understand the reasons why he sent us the crosses we accept so unwillingly.   Read more...

The Door - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

With the coming of the Holy Spirit the followers of Christ found themselves moved substantially farther on the road of interior transformation.   Read more...

The drawing power of God the Father - Father Andre Louf, OCSO

The Father, who from now on touches us by his drawing power from within, will never again let us go.   Read more...

The encounter with Christ - Cardinal Bergogliio (Pope Francis)

Everything in our life, today just as in Jesus' time, begins with an encounter.  Read more...

The End of the Journey - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

You have just died. A moment ago your soul still animated your body.   Read more...

The Face to Face Encounter - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

What happens to a person who has achieved the perfect love of God that removes all barriers against the face-to-face encounter with him? What will their experience be?   Read more...

The Fear of the Disciples - Servant of God Catherine de Hueck Doherty

When I was little, my father used to say that, if you were a real Christian, you would never be afraid of anything or anyone.  Read more...

The First Stage in the Transformation - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

When the soul moved by grace resolves to place itself entirely under the direction of Jesus in view of its spiritual advancement, it is, ordinarily speaking, full of imperfections.  Read more...

The force of habit - John Henry Cardinal Newman

We must consider the force of habit.   Read more...

The force of the faithful - Father Jean Pierre de Caussade, S.J.

A simple soul is more fully enlightened by a grain of pure faith than Lucifer by all his intelligence.  Read more...

The Fruit of Praising - Mother Mary Francis, P.C.C.

As love grows stronger, so does the desire to praise increase.   Read more...


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