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Why God Does Not Conform Himself to Our Plans (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent Children are the future. They are the lives that continue on. Parents…

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Gospels

5 Gifts of Living With a Clear Conscience | Lenten Spiritual Exercises Part 2 (Gospel Reflection)

Fr. Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Gospel reading for the 2nd Sunday of Lent,…

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Catholic Faith

The One BIG Thing You Are Probably Not Doing For Lent (and Why You Should)

We all know Lent is a penitential time of the year. However, what often happens during Lent is that many…

Gospel reflection into the Desert Lent Mk. 1:12-15
Gospels

How to Go Into the Desert: Entering the Wild, Scary, Interior Battle of Lent (Gospel Reflection)

“Though in Your sight I despise myself and reckon myself dust and ashes, there is something I know about You,…

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Gospels

3 Ways Self-Examination Leads to Spiritual Freedom (Gospel Reflection & Spiritual Exercise)

Fr. Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Gospel reading for Ash Wednesday, Matthew 6:1-6; 16-18….

5 myths about the shortage of priests
Faith & Life

5 Myths About the Priest Shortage | Video From Breaking In The Habit

In this video posted to the YouTube channel Breaking In The Habit, Br. Casey Cole debunks five commonly held myths most…

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Faith & Life

How to Overcome the Fear of Not Fitting In (Gospel Reflection)

“Then he felt quite ashamed, and hid his head under his wing; for he did not know what to do,…

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Faith & Life

Uncontainable Joy & Keeping Secrets: 3 Thought Experiments (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Gospel reading from the 6th Sunday in Ordinary…

Catholic Prayers

Come, Holy Spirit | Prayer

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful and enkindle in them the fire of Thy love. V. Send…

Christian Marriage Is A Supernatural Calling

For a Christian marriage is not just a social institution, much less a mere remedy for human weakness. It is…

How To Be An Image Of God | St. Theresa Benedicta Of The Cross

In order to be an image of God, the spirit must turn to what is eternal, hold it in spirit,…

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Never Forget: Action is Subordinated to Contemplation. Does Your Lifestyle Reflect that?

It is of the essence of the Church that she be both human and divine, visible and yet invisibly equipped,…

St. Francis de Sales

Are You Familiar With The Angels?

Make yourself familiar with the Angels, and behold them frequently in spirit. Without being seen, they are present with you.

St. John Chyrsostom

During Mass “Are you not lifted up to heaven?”

When you see the Lord immolated and lying upon the altar, and the priest bent over that sacrifice praying, and…

St. Teresa of Avila

What Is Mental Prayer | St. Teresa of Avila

Mental prayer is nothing else but being on terms of friendship with God, frequently conversing in secret with Him.

St. Augustine of Hippo

What Is The Holy Spirit To The Body of Christ, The Church?

What the soul is to the human body, the Holy Spirit is to the Body of Christ, the Church.