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My Family is Struggling and I Need Help…

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“My son is a college student who is struggling with some very tough issues. As his mother, I realized I was not equipped to help him. I went to Mass weekly, went to confession yearly, and said my prayers, but it had simply become the minimum of what I had to do. After taking the course, Discernment of Spirits, I realized that the minimum would not help my family. I needed spiritual strength... Read More

Living Within the Mystery of Holy Week

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Living Within the Mystery of Holy Week As we live within the mystery of Holy Week, we join our hearts to the Heart of Christ as He suffers on our behalf. We maintain our fasting, prayer, and almsgiving, and work to remain in the moment, but we know that the worst is yet to come, and the best is yet to come. On Divine Intimacy Radio, as we spoke about preparation for Lent, we recommended that there... Read More

Why Christian Spirituality is Special

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What makes Christian spirituality distinctive from other major forms of spirituality, such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and general philosophy? That’s just what we’ll cover in “Christian and Non Christian Spiritualities,” a course we’re offering in the Graduate program this spring at the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation. We’ll start with just what the nature of spirituality is. We’ll... Read More

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