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The Mother of the Lord of the Sabbath - Mother Mary Francis, P.C.C.

Our Lady did not have that downward pull that we have, but she still had choices, and she could have wrong ones or right ones.  Read more...

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

The science of prayer is the science of the intercourse of man with God. Prayer itself is the unfolding of our mind before the most High and in His presence.  Read more...

The Obvious Truth of Purgatory - Pope Benedict XVI

Today people have become used to thinking: what is sin? God is great, he knows us, so sin does not count; in the end God will be kind to us all.   Read more...

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

Mental Prayer is an ascent or approach of the mind to God.    Read more...

The Passion and Sacrifice of Being Human - Pope Benedict XVI

It is only by enduring himself, by freeing himself through suffering from the tyranny of egoism, that man finds himself, that he finds his truth, his joy, his happiness.   Read more...

The peace that Christ alone can give - Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI

Every year in celebrating Easter we relive the experience of the first disciples of Jesus, the experience of the encounter with him risen.   Read more...

The Peace that Passes Understanding - Father Robert Spitzer, S.J.

The Lord has given us a most remarkable gift: the gift of His Spirit who is filled with peace, love, protection, unity, inspiration, truth, and life.   Read more...

The Poem "Humility" - Jessica Powers

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The Poor Man - Madeleine Delbrel

The poor are not only brothers and sisters to be loved in a brotherly way because they are our brothers and sisters, they are also "our lords the poor" because the poor man is Our Lord.  Read more...

The Preliminary Acts in Mental Prayer - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

There are several methods of prayer; the differences between them are accidental.  Read more...

The Presence - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

Affirming God's omnipresence, as we have done, emphasizes that God is indwelling or immanent in all things. Our day-to-day activities tend to hide this fact from us.   Read more...

The Providence of God - Saint Claude de la Colombiere. S.J.

Let us trust ourselves entirely to God and his providence.  Read more...

The purpose of Lent - Pope Benedict XVI

What does it mean to become a Christian.  Read more...

The Repentance Possible in Mary - Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman

She began where others end, whether in knowledge or in love.  Read more...

The Saints & Depression - Father Joseph Esper

As Ignatius discovered, depression can be a great spiritual challenge — and also a great opportunity for growth.  Read more...

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

In this stage the soul becomes ardently eager for its own perfection and feels a deep humiliation and shame at its imperfections.   Read more...

The Silence of Friendship - Br. Innocent Smith, O.P.

I'm often struck by the way that conversations are depicted in movies and television shows.   Read more...

The small hidden God - Heather King

The small, hidden, anonymous God I found in the Gospels appealed to me deeply.  Read more...

The Spiritual Power of Forbearance - Saint Claude de la Colombiere, S.J.

A sure way to happiness and to holiness is the frequent practice of the virtue of forbearance.  Read more...

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

The soul has become much more childlike in its attitude towards the Lord, in its attitude of complete dependence on Him and perfect confidence in Him.  Read more...

The Three Stages of Awakening - Father Antoninus Wall, O.P.

The clearest illustration of the nature of the spiritual journey to God is found in the development of relations between Jesus and his followers.   Read more...

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

In last analysis then, Mental Prayer is the act of the soul seeking the society of Our Divine Lord, with a view to receiving His direction and coming under the control of His Sacred Humanity.  Read more...

The Twelve Steps up the Mountain of Pride According to St. Bernard of Clairvaux - Monsignor Charles Pope

There are twelve steps up the mountain of pride. Think of these like escalating symptoms.  Read more...

The Vision of Faith Purified by Mental Prayer - Father Edward Leen, C.S.SP.

Every soul walking in the way of perfection enters into what is called a state of prayer.  Read more...

The Way of Beauty - Pope Benedict XVI

I would like to consider briefly one of these channels that can lead us to God and also be helpful in our encounter with him.  Read more...


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