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Exorcist Diary: 5 Steps for Dealing with Demon Brain

“His demonic thoughts are dark and despairing. In the midst of demon brain, he consciously chooses to engage in activities he enjoys such as having dinner with friends or outdoor events and/or exercise.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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Vocation Crisis: A Turning Point?

“The world may emphasize the vocation crisis, and for a good reason—the numbers do not look good — BUT I have a front-row seat to hope, the hope that is born from watching men give their radical yes to a higher calling.” – Dr. Joseph Hollcraft

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St. Hildegard of Bingen

“If people live in love, avoid pride and maintain a state of peace, they will not ruin the world. Love, humility, and peace are the divine powers of healing by which God restores our pristine state of being,” – St. Hildegard of Bingen

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The Friends of God

“The Lord has revealed his plan and purpose of making us into his friends. We have no natural ability to be friends of God, and we are weak in every way, but he loves us nonetheless.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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Exorcist Diary: Relic of the True Cross?

“We have confidence in the victory of Christ’s death and resurrection, and we believe that when we use this relic in faith, the Lord generously imparts a special grace. The witness of the demons gives us additional confidence in its authenticity and its graced power.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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A Prayer for Teachers

“Teachers are critical leaders for our children and their ability to portray Christian virtues is what they are most remembered for. Let us pray for them, abundantly, as school begins again.” – Thomas Griffin

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Are We Really Listening?

“Listening doesn’t always mean using your physical senses. It also means listening with your heart, not just your ears.” – Sr. Mary Scholastica, O.C.D.

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The Light of Grace

“In order to live the spiritual life, in order to come to know, love, and enjoy God himself, the first thing one needs is the light of grace.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.  

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Exorcist Diary: Demons Hold Onto Lies

“Satan is called the ‘Father of Lies,’ (Jn 8:44), Mendacii Pater in the Rite of Exorcism. I have noticed that demons will sometimes visibly react when the phrase Mendacii Pater is spoken aloud in the Rite.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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