Why does the Church celebrate today’s feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple? Find out when Liz Estler explores the history, symbolism, and theology contained therein.
Registration for Avila Summit 2019: Awake is officially open to the public. The Summit will be held this coming July 12-14 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, AL, and will be your chance to join together as an Avila family and be inspired.
Failure to recognize your predominant fault creates a barrier between you and humility. In this chapter from, “The Handbook of Spiritual Perfection,” author Philip Dion bridges this gap so that we may become more virtuous individuals.
Some insist that we must be balanced in our lives and especially in our spiritual commitments. A seminarian once reported that a family member said he was trying to be too holy and this is not necessary – is this a healthy perspective?
As we prepare to close this month, dedicated to prayers for and protection of the unborn, it seems appropriate to illuminate a young mother who seemed sent to us “for such a time as this.”
Claire Dwyer pulls several lessons from the life of Chiara Corbella Petrillo.
What is our response to the Word of God? Are we attentive to it? Do we allow ourselves to be moved to praise, repentance, and gratitude? Do we put it on the proper platform in our lives, giving it a place of primacy in our prayer? Claire Dwyer reflects on today’s readings.
Today, it is alarming to see how many young men struggle with the idea of themselves. Instead of remedying the process, they often falter due to the contaminated society that they live in.
In this chapter from his book, “The Hidden Power of Kindness,” Lawrence Lovasik dwells on the importance of kindness in relation to obligation.