Tag: Penance

Sin and Confession

Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer questions from listeners about sin and confession, attachment to sin, mortal and venial sin, and much more!

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What is Mortification?

Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question about what mortification is and how it helps us to practice it.

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Confession

How does the sacrament of confession work in us? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classical Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Our Lady’s Message

Dan Burke and Melissa Elson speak with Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle on our Blessed Mother’s message 100 years ago to three shepherd children, an important message of penance, sacrifice, and prayer for the conversion of sinners and the world.

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The Garden of the Soul

Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explain how our soul is like a garden, how we should care for it, and what we should do when our hearts are moved towards God in meditation.

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Feast of All Carmelite Saints

What is this Feast of All Carmelite Saints” about? Find out as Liz Estler reflects on the very famous, and not so famous, Carmelites who have climbed the Mountain of the Lord.

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Spiritual Direction and Confession

What’s a good “ratio” for confession and for spiritual direction? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question with a short explanation of what is expected in each one situation.

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The Garden of the Soul

How is our soul like a garden? How should we care for the garden of our soul? When we feel the presence of God in prayer, what should we do? Dan and Melissa look to the wisdom of the saints as they discuss answers to these questions in today’s show.

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Fasting is Not a Diet

What is the difference between fasting and dieting? Patti Maguire Armstrong explains…just in time to make a difference in our Lenten observance this year!

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