“God works to increase his grace or supernatural life in our souls, but God also calls us to participate in the process of growth through our free choices and various practices. Every one of us is called to go on a journey from the land of our bondages to the land of the living God in the heavenly places.” Fr. James Brent, O.P. invites us on a spiritual journey in the first post of his new series.
Confession and spiritual direction are like partially overlapping circles: they share some common characteristics, but their centers, their essences, are distinct.
How one woman’s realization about her baptism led her to embrace a new saint for the journey.
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 7/27/2009. Dear Father John, I thought I understood, more or less, how the Holy Spirit works in