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Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord: Forty Days After Easter

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Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord Forty Days After Easter Presence of God – O Jesus, who ascended into heaven, grant that I, too, may live there in spirit. MEDITATION The central idea in the liturgy today is the raising of our hearts toward heaven, so that we may begin to dwell in spirit where Jesus has gone before us. “Christ’s Ascension,” says St. Leo,... Read More

Prayer

The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home – DI Radio Show and Podcast

Description: How can we make the home a place of peace and prayer? Today, Dan and Melissa discuss the book The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying in the Home with author Leila Lawler, to help families orient their lives... Read More

Practice of the Presence of God

Practice of the Presence of God   Presence of God – O Lord, grant that I may always live in Your presence with my interior gaze fixed on You. MEDITATION The life of continual prayer becomes easier as the soul succeeds in preserving within... Read More

Aridity and Progress

Aridity and Progress Presence of God – O Lord, help me to seek for You and to unite myself to You, even through the aridity and powerlessness of my spirit. MEDITATION Even without the presence of the physical or moral causes which we have... Read More

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Aridity or Dryness

Aridity and Progress

Aridity and Progress Presence of God – O Lord, help me to seek for You and to unite myself to You, even through the aridity and powerlessness of my spirit. MEDITATION Even... Read More

Blessings that are Difficult to Receive — Updated

Blessings that are Difficult to Receive (Updated)   Editor’s Note: Yesterday May 4th, 2017, Pope Francis declared Cardinal François-Xavier Nguyen Van... Read More

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Spiritual Warfare

Our Lady of Fatima and The Rosary

Our Lady of Fatima and The Rosary Editor’s Note: The Rosary is Our Blessed Mother’s powerful armament against evil. That’s why the devil hates... Read More

Spiritual Reading Arms Us for Battle

Spiritual Reading Arms Us for Battle

Spiritual Reading Arms Us for Battle   For the past twenty years, I’ve been doing my best to commit to daily spiritual reading. Some days have gone better... Read More

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Spiritual Direction

Practice of the Presence of God

Practice of the Presence of God   Presence of God – O Lord, grant... Read More

Cheerfulness Helps Cultivate Charity

Cheerfulness Helps Cultivate Charity   Cheerfulness is a very great... Read More

Peace of Soul and Humility

Peace of Soul and Humility   Nothing troubles us so much as self-love... Read More

Blessings that are Difficult to Receive — Updated

Blessings that are Difficult to Receive (Updated)   Editor’s... Read More

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Book Club

Into the Deep Book Club: Join Us as We Read Together!

Into the Deep (Week 1 of 4) We’re excited to announce that the next book... Read More

Be the Tortoise of Devotion – Pace Yourself

Be the Tortoise of Devotion – Pace Yourself   Our Lady of Fatima (Week 8... Read More

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