APPETITES – DISORDERED: Inordinate and willful desires of created things or circumstances not rightly ordered to moral or spiritual good that impede union with God
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…a readers asks: Dear Father John, I recently had two experiences that I can’t make sense out of. First, after a profound spiritual retreat, I became
Even though she died in 1309, Saint Angela of Foligno helps us appreciate the enlightenment that can come from a life of penance. It was
ASCETICAL THEOLOGY: The science of the saints based on a study of their lives. It is aimed to make people holy by explaining what sanctity
ATTACHMENT: An emotional dependence, either of one person on another, or of a person on some real or illusory object. Attachments play an important role
ARIDITY: Aridity is the state of a soul devoid of sensible consolation, which makes it very difficult to pray. It may be caused by something