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Gospels

3 Spiritual Exercises to Help Discern Your Vocation (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary…

Gospel reflection Epiphany
Gospels

How to Pray with Your Imagination on Epiphany (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the Feast of Epiphany. We…

Advent and Christmas

7 Advent and Christmas Carol Quotes That You Can Pray With This Season

One of the wonderful things about both the Advent and Christmas seasons is the abundance of beautiful hymns and carols….

Nativity
Holy Mary

Five Feminine Virtues I Learned From the Joyful Mysteries (Part 3: The Nativity)

Relations between the sexes: Have they ever been worse? It’s enough to tempt one to despair. Thankfully, the Church is…

Gospel reflection
Advent and Christmas

3 Thought Experiments to Unleash Glory in Your Life (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the 2nd Sunday of Advent,…

mad at God
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…

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…

10 times even people who aren't religous pray
Evangelization

10 Times Even People Who Aren’t Religious Start Praying

You might not be the type of person who prays every day, but I’m willing to bet that you’ve called…

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…

The Three Gifts that the Infant Jesus’s Asks Us For This Epiphany

Therefore we wanted to open ourselves and sought for a star to show us the right way. And it arose…

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.

What is the meaning of the Coming of the Holy Ghost?

  What is the meaning of the Coming of the Holy Ghost? What did it accomplish? How did He tell…

St. Alphonsus Liguori

Why Prayer Is Essential To Our Salvation

One of the errors of Pelagianism was the assertion that prayer is not necessary for salvation. Pelagius, the impious author…

Only wonder can comprehend God’s incomprehensible power.

Only wonder can comprehend his incomprehensible power.

Why Do We Struggle to See God? How Can We Open Our Eyes?

Seeds in a pomegranate cannot see objects outside its rind, because they are inside. Similarly human beings who are enclosed…

St. John Marie Vianney

Prayer Will Make Your Heart Capable Of Loving God

My little children, your hearts, are small, but prayer stretches them and makes them capable of loving God. Through prayer,…