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8 Rules For The Discernment Of Spirits

8 Rules For The Discernment Of Spirits

Fr. Ian presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercises on the Gospel reading options for Easter ( 20:1-9, Mk. 16:1-7, and Lk. 24:13-35). Using the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, we examine how to discern between authentic feelings of consolation and the ego traps...

3 Questions To Examine Your Heart During Lent

3 Questions To Examine Your Heart During Lent

Fr. Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Gospel of John 3:14-21, when Jesus proclaims Himself the Light of the World. Throughout the Lenten season, Father encourages us to invest in prayer of self-examination, and he provides...

3 Ways You Can Prepare For Your Future Spouse

3 Ways You Can Prepare For Your Future Spouse

If you feel that you are called to marriage, there are series of things that you can do to prepare yourself for that beautiful call. Here we are going to go over three key ideas that can help you together with some reflection questions. We invite you to watch Father's...

Conquer the Day: Four Points for Morning Meditation

Conquer the Day: Four Points for Morning Meditation

How well (or poorly) do you prepare for your day? Are you one of the wise virgins, ready with oil in your lamp, or - like the foolish, unprepared virgins - does the day get away from you for failure to properly prepare, pray, and meditate on a structure that keeps you...

5 Things Jesus Teaches About Leadership

5 Things Jesus Teaches About Leadership

Is your authority building up, or tearing down? Presenting five things that Jesus teaches about leadership, used as an examination of conscience. We invite you to watch Father's video, then prayerfully read the Gospel and reflection. We pray that this might help you...

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