Should I Pray the Rosary in the Car? – Spiritual Reflections | Dan talks about whether or not it is good or acceptable to pray the rosary in the car. He also reflects on how we can pray the rosary with greater attention and devotion, even in the car.
How Can a Rule of Life Help Me With Difficulties in Prayer? – Spiritual Reflections | What happens when you have a storm in your soul and it seems you just can’t pray? How can a rule of life help you to navigate these storms of the soul?
How Can Sacred Space in my Home Help Me to Pray? – Spiritual Reflections | Beauty in sacred space is very powerful and its impact on us as we seek to draw our heart and mind to prayer. How can we have this kind of impact in our own home?
Do I Need to Know Where I am In my Spiritual Growth? – Spiritual Reflections | Some people criticize those seeking to understand where they are in their spiritual growth (purgative, illuminative, unitive, etc.), is this appropriate? Should we know where we are spiritually? Is it ok to pursue this kind of knowledge?
I am Frustrated with Distractions in Prayer! How Can I Deal With This? | Spiritual Reflections – This morning I was distracted and struggled with prayer…
Some insist that we must be balanced in our lives and especially in our spiritual commitments. A seminarian once reported that a family member said he was trying to be too holy and this is not necessary – is this a healthy perspective?
Dear Father John, in my teen years I spent a few years in the Pentecostal world of faith. But when I went to university I