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Meaning of Suffering

5 Ways to be Mad at God & to Open Up to Him in Prayer

I frequently get mad at God (maybe more than I should?… I don’t know whether there’s a reasonable limit to…

Job
God & Mystery of Evil

6 Spiritual Lessons I Learned From the Book of Job

If you haven’t read this Old Testament book, you’ve missed out on a major part of the Jewish spiritual understanding…

Christian Persecution Middle East
Prayer

2 Powerful Things You Can Do If You Feel Helpless About the Plight of Persecuted Christians

It’s very often not the case that we simply don’t care about our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters across the…

Meaning of Suffering

What Do the Lamp, the Oil, and Sleepiness Symbolize in the Parable of the 10 Virgins?

For those who have had the experience of keeping watch over a sick person through the night, especially if it…

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Evangelization

Matt Maher’s Newest Release “Echoes” Will Bring Hope

Catholic music fans should be prepared to love the sounds on Matt Maher’s newest album, “Echoes,” as well as the…

Faith & Life

4 Things God Might Be Up To When You Are Suffering And Cannot Feel His Presence

I don’t have an answer to “if there is a God, why is there suffering?”. It is a question I…

Faith & Life

7 Powerful Stories of Hope Amidst the Suffering of Hurricane Harvey

The world has watched in horror this last week as Hurricane Harvey unleashed its destruction on Texas, Houston in particular….

Gospels

Have You Hidden in a Glass Case? How to Look Suffering in the Eye

One of the best ways to enrich your experience at Sunday Mass is to pray the Mass Readings personally and…

St. Francis of Assisi

Too Bitter To Look Upon Lepers?

When I was in my sins, it seemed a thing too bitter to look on lepers, and the Lord himself…

Fr. Walter Ciszek

Is God vindictive? Why inflict pain and suffering on those who follow him?

Day by day, I learned to experience in some measure the power of God as manifested in the mystery of…

Jacques Philippe

“The Christian life is a combat, a war without mercy”

Every Christian must be thoroughly convinced that his spiritual life can in no way be viewed as the quiet unfolding…

St. Bernadette Shares How To Spend Your Time

I shall spend every moment loving. One who loves does not notice her trials; or perhaps more accurately, she is…

St. Edith Stein

God’s Plan According to St. Edith Stein

Things were in God’s plan which I had not planned at all. I am coming to the living faith and…

St. Teresa of Avila

Let Nothing Disturb You

Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing make you afraid. All things are passing. God alone never changes. Patience gains all…

St. Faustina Kowalska

“When I see that the burden is beyond my strength…”

“When I see that the burden is beyond my strength, I do not consider or analyze it or probe into…

Jean Vanier

We Have to Remind Ourselves that We Are Not Saviors, Just Signs

We have to remind ourselves constantly that we are not saviours. We are simply a tiny sign, among thousands of…