There are two upcoming fall courses at the Avila Institute called “Contemplative Prayer and the Angelic Doctor” and “Growth in Holiness: Doctors of the Interior Life.” You will learn wisdom from the saints and their pursuit of God. Register online to find out more about these two intriguing classes!
I have no doubt that the Pharisees would have loved the phrase, “Say the black, do the red.” By the way, I always say “Amen!” when I read it myself. Here’s the hard part: external orthodoxy is a distorted orthodoxy when it is not accompanied by a properly oriented interior life.
Dear Father John, I would like to ask you for a piece of advice. Since my will is not so strong as it should be;