Tag: Mother Teresa

The Long Dark Night of Mother Teresa

We’d be hard-pressed to find another saint who suffered a darkness so thick, or a night as long, as the one St. Teresa of Calcutta did. Find out more in an excerpt from this book on Mother Teresa.

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Aridity and Dryness in Prayer Series

A comprehensive listing of SpiritualDirection.com posts, and their links, on aridity and dryness in prayer (and a few posts on the dark night that touch on aridity and dryness).

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How Do We Know God’s Will?

How Do We Know God’s Will? Many people after discovering the faith soon realize that it is sometimes difficult to discern God’s will in a

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Are You Fully Alive?

Are You Fully Alive? St. Irenaeus, a bishop and early Church Father, wrote, “The glory of God is man fully alive.” I love this quote. 

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Otherworldly Series

Otherworldly Series Baseball Coach Rich Donnelly Shows You Can Go Home Again Editor’s Note: If you’ve ever doubted the connection between souls in the Church

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Take the Joyful Challenge

Lately, when I check the next-day weather report, I half-expect fire and brimstone to be in the forecast. It seems that it should be “time’s

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What Makes a Saint?

Dear Father John, why does becoming a saint seem to make us less human? I don’t mean “less human” in that we cannot observe beauty,

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