Tag: St. Teresa of Calcutta

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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Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering

When faced with tragedy, loss, failure, illness, or any difficulty in life, how can we learn to suffer well? Author Dr. Ronda Chervin uses the lives of the saints to help us cope with suffering in her book “Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How Our Heroes in Faith Found Peace Amid Sorrow.”

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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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