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The Life of Grace

“Sanctifying grace is no transitory touch of God, but something of his supernatural and divine Life rooted in the depths of our souls. Sanctifying grace is the root of the whole spiritual life in us.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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Frequent Confession

Do Penance 1. “Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” It was thus that “Jesus began to preach” (Matt. 4:17). And thus,

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Do Catholics Worship Saints?

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Do Catholics Worship Saints?” as we interview Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell on the topic of the saints!

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Mary and the Magnifying Glass

“We know that the magnifying glass is in enemy hands when we find ourselves beginning to smolder, with resentment, with bitterness, with anger. When we find ourselves trapped or paralyzed by fear. But the magnifying glass does not belong to the enemy.” – Grace Abruzzo

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The Graces of God

“Regardless of their forms, created graces are given to us to open our hearts to God so that we can personally receive him and freely respond to him when he pours himself out upon us in Love.” – Fr. James Brent, O.P. 

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Jesus’ Place in the Assumption

“Her Assumption reveals a key aspect of what it means to be Christian. We do not follow Christ because he is a great moral philosopher, but because being attached to him makes us who we were made to be.” – Thomas Griffin

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The God of Grace

“Grace, in the first and most important sense, is God’s gift of himself to us. Grace is first of all the mystery of God saying: ‘here, have Me.’” – Fr. James Brent, O.P.

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Struggles in the Spiritual Life

“I Just Can’t Pray” John looked out the window. Streetlamps and windows in neighboring homes lit the darkness of the approaching night. His gaze dropped

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There is no “Deserve”

“In the wake of Evan’s death, the sadness I experience because I didn’t live up to my own expectations as his mom is probably the hardest to let go. It seems I deserve it. But why should I cling to my failures when life and love await?” – Lani Bogart

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Our Transfiguration

“God wants us to listen to Jesus so that Jesus can transform us into Himself (1Jn 4:12-17). What closer relationship can there be than to be than to be in Him and Him in me?” – Debra Black

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