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Be Genuine — Great Lenten Metanoia Project!

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BE GENUINE Great Lenten Metanoia Project! [Recently] I received a phone call from a friend who wanted to talk about the nature of repentance. It was a life-giving conversation. Last night, I received a phone call from someone, unrelated to the call the night before, who wanted to talk about, well — repentance. Clearly, people are interested in this all important... Read More

Pilgrimage

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Viva Cristo Rey: Celebrating the Life Witness of Blessed Miguel Pro

¡Viva Cristo Rey! Viva Cristo Rey!* Yesterday was the Solemnity of Christ the King, properly known as the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. Today, we honor Blessed Miguel Pro, a Catholic priest who was martyred during... Read More

A Matter of Life and Death: What Meditation is! From St Teresa of Avila

I Was Born For You

I Was Born For You Editor’s Note:  In anticipation of Avila Institute’s and Ave Maria Radio’s upcoming 2016 Easter Week pilgrimage to Spain, with Dan Burke and Teresa Tomeo, Teresa has graciously shared a reflection on St.... Read More

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Who is St Januarius?

Today is the feast of St Januarius, also known as San Gennaro.  The streets of Little Italy in New York City are filled with festival goers, eating Italian foods and all sorts of yummy things. Do you think if you stopped any one of these... Read More

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Aridity or Dryness

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Aridity and Dryness in Prayer Series

A comprehensive listing of spiritual direction posts on this site regarding dryness, or aridity, and the difficulties this can cause with prayer. Some posts on... Read More

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Questions on Prayer – Part 1

Questions on Prayer Do you have questions on prayer? What causes aridity in prayer? Dan and Melissa discuss the topics of aridity and distractions in prayer. They... Read More

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Spiritual Warfare

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Spiritual Warfare and Demonology Posts (and Their Links) By Various Authors on SpiritualDirection.com

A Comprehensive List of Spiritual Warfare and Demonology Posts (and their Links) by Various Authors on SpiritualDirection.com POSTS BY VARIOUS AUTHORS:   Posts... Read More

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I Am Torn Between Contradictory Emotions: What Can I do? (Part II of II)

I Am Torn Between Contradictory Emotions: What Can I Do? (Part II of II) Editor’s Note:  In Part I, we looked at the battle raging in the world since the... Read More

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Spiritual Direction

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Be Genuine — Great Lenten Metanoia Project!

BE GENUINE Great Lenten Metanoia Project! [Recently] I received a phone... Read More

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The Gift of Pain

The Gift of Pain   I’ve learned many lessons in my short life,... Read More

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What Kind of Spiritual Allies Should We Have? (Part II of II)

What Kind of Spiritual Allies Should We Have? Part II of II Editor’s... Read More

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A New Beginning to Pray

A New Beginning to Pray Beginning to pray is the project of a lifetime.... Read More

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Prayer

Which Rosary Should I Pray?

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Which Rosary Should I Pray? Dear Father John, In reading of the various spiritual... Read More

Posture during Mass and St Peter of Alcantara’s Preparation for Meditation

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Posture during Mass and Preparation for Meditation Posture during Mass and preparation... Read More

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