Category: Faith

128. Blind Eyes, Seeing Heart (Mark 10:46-52)

What are the three lessons we are taught in the story of Jesus’ cure of blind Bartimaeus? Find out in this excerpt from Fr. John Bartunek’s meditation book “The Better Part” … as a preparation for this coming Sunday’s Gospel reading.

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The Spirit of Faith

What 2 things keep us from God in our daily lives? What helps us see Him everywhere? Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Seeking God in Faith

What should we base our search for God on? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on the wisdom of Saints like John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, in an excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Spiritual Battle and the Contest of Faith

What does Saint Cyprian have to say about the contest of faith? With what weapons does he exhort to do battle against the enemy? Find out in this excerpt from a letter of his, which is found in the Liturgy of the Hours this month!

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Confessions of a -Say the Black, Do the Red Catholic- - SpiritualDirection.com

Confessions of a “Say the Black Do the Red” Catholic

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.

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How Does One Persevere in Faith?

How do we keep going in our commitment to our faith after the initial enthusiasm wears off? Is the “honeymoon” over? Father John Bartunek addresses this common experience and what it says about our level of maturity in the faith.

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Author Paul McCusker

The Penalty of Faith

Life, As I Find It Inasmuch as my life is still consumed with projects related to C.S. Lewis, I’ve been thinking about a little-known aspect

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