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Angels We Have Heard on High

What I find most interesting about the appearance of the angels to the shepherds is their message and their song, because the angels’ message and song unlock the secret of why the shepherds were important to St. Luke. The angels’ message is “Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great

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The Way of St. Andrew

“The way of St. Andrew is the way of humility and abandonment. It comes with knowing that when we set out to accomplish what God has asked of us, we do not need to worry about the accolades.” – Thomas Griffin

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HopeSick

“Advent is a time of “already but not yet.” The Kingdom of God has indeed broken into this world, in the person of Jesus Christ. He promises to come again with the fullness of justice – and he will. Meanwhile, we watch and wait. And wait. And wait.” – Fr. Derek Sakowski

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Rorate Caeli CD of Clear Creek Monks

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Rorate Caeli CD of Clear Creek Monks” as we talk with Abbot Philip Anderson about the new Advent chant CD by the Clear Creek Abbey monks! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make

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The Pathways of Metanoia

“By grace, the eyes of the heart are capable of knowing God inwardly and intimately on the most familiar terms of love – experiencing his Presence. When it comes to this higher and deeper sort of knowing, however, you and I are like the blind men in the gospel stories.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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Celebrating Christ with the Jesse Tree

The Gospel of Matthew begins with the well-known description of the genealogy of Jesus Christ. St. Matthew emphasized to his largely Jewish audience the real and deep connection of Jesus with the Hebrew people, showing that He was indeed the son of David. This connection became important not only for Jewish readers, but for all

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Exorcist Diary: Demons Cast Out By the Saints

“The three consecutive days of intensive exorcism sessions were focused on and filled with hours of invoking the saints. Again and again, the demons shouted, “Not that name! Not that name!” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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The Growth of Grace

“The life of grace in our souls is also sometimes compared to a marriage. Wedding days are a moment of great beauty because it is the beginning of a union between a man and a woman. Yet, the wedding day is only a beginning.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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The Jesse Tree

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “The Jesse Tree” as we talk with Eric Sammons on the Jesse Tree and the upcoming Advent season! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure to watch the video above! (Live audience

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St. John of the Cross, Master of Contemplation Part 2 of 2

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “St. John of the Cross, Master of Contemplation Part 2 of 2” as we finish out this interview with Fr. Donald Haggerty on St. John of the Cross and his writings on contemplation, the dark night of the soul, and more! If you would like to

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The Law of Gift

‘“Gift” is only gift if we give all the pieces. That is what integrity means. It means being authentically human – not just a spiritual or cerebral being, but also fully alive in our emotions, our imagination, and our desires’ – Fr. Derek Sakowski.

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The Forgiveness of Sins Part 2

“From the first moment of conception, something deep is missing from the human soul – something that God meant human beings to receive.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.  

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