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Affection for Jesus — Video

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Affection for Jesus We thank Father Michael Najim, once again, for sharing this video originally posted last fall on his blog Live Holiness About Fr. Michael NajimFr. Michael Najim is a priest of the Diocese of Providence. He is the Director of Spiritual Formation at Our Lady of Providence Seminary and serves as chaplain of LaSalle Academy, a coed Catholic high school... Read More

Prayer

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St. Bernard and Coming to the Fullness of Love

(Memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church) St. Bernard built a way of life that flowed from Chapter 73 of the Rule of St. Benedict. In this final chapter, St. Benedict urges monks to learn the discipline of the... Read More

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The Kingdom of God is Within You

The other day I was feeling disgusted at the depravity of our culture. I am an idealist. I would like the world to be perfect, a place where everyone is striving to follow God. Or if I can’t have that, I’d settle for a world that... Read More

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How can I Hear God Speaking to me in Prayer?

Editor’s Note:  The following post comes from a new book by Fr. Bartunek: “Answers: Catholic Advice for Your Spiritual Questions”. The questions and answers in this new book are some of Father John’s best.  Click here to learn... Read More

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Aridity or Dryness

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What to Do When the Well Runs Dry (Part II of II)

…a reader asks: Dear Father John, there was a time early in my prayer life that I experienced what I think is known as consolations. I have continued to grow... Read More

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What to do When the Well Runs Dry? (Part I of II)

Dear Father John, there was a time early in my prayer life that I experienced what I think is known as consolations. I have continued to grow in virtue and holiness... Read More

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Spiritual Warfare

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Why does Satan Appear More Frequently in the New Testament than in the Old?

Father Fortea, why does Satan appear more frequently in the New Testament than in the Old? The term Satan appears eighteen times in the Old Testament and thirty-five... Read More

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When Jesus was on Earth, did the Demons know Jesus was the Messiah?

Father Fortea, when Jesus was on earth, did the demons know He was the Messiah? As we have said, demons do not know everything. They do not even know all that happens... Read More

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Spiritual Direction

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Affection for Jesus — Video

Affection for Jesus We thank Father Michael Najim, once again, for sharing... Read More

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How Can I have a Better Relationship with God?

Editor’s Note:  This is an excerpt from Father John Bartunek’s... Read More

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Are You Called to Be a Spiritual Director?

People around the world are starving to know the God who loves them and... Read More

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A Personal Relationship with Jesus

A Personal Relationship with Jesus Dear Friends, a recent article in Homiletics... Read More

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Book Club

The Secret to Satisfaction

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The King of the Golden City (Week 5 of 5) “My child, you are meant to be... Read More

Twelve-Step Program for Controlling Mothers

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The King of the Golden City (Week 4 of 5) “….Some of those books belong... Read More

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