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

January 6, 2016 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Demonology, Occult, Spiritual Warfare


A Comprehensive List of Spiritual Warfare and Demonology Posts (and their Links) by Various Authors on POSTS BY VARIOUS AUTHORS:   Posts by Father John Bartunek: Spiritual Warfare and Demonology Introduction to Spiritual Warfare – Part I Introduction to Spiritual Warfare  – Part II Introduction to Spiritual Warfare  – Part III – What is the devil up to? Introduction... Read More

Living the Miraculous in a Time of Magic

November 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Avila Institute, Healing, New Age


Catholic in the New Age: Counsels and Resources to Live the Miraculous in a Time of Magic The Avila Institute’s School of Spiritual Formation is excited to announce a new course, Catholic in the New Age: Counsels and Resources to Live the Miraculous in a Time of Magic, being offered beginning in January, 2016. This course will compare and contrast key aspects of Christianity in comparison with... Read More

What Does the Church Say About Shrunken Heads?

February 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Church Teaching, Dignity, Fr. Bartunek, Magic


Dear Father John, I know a Catholic who has a genuine shrunken head in their home on display. It’s a little creepy to me, to say the least. I have prayed for all involved. Can you shed some light on what the Church has to say about this? Is voodoo involved with shrunken heads? Let’s both hope that you are somehow mistaken, that this item is in fact not a “genuine shrunken head”! And if it truly... Read More

What Is The Difference Between Magic And Religion?

April 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Fr. Fortea, Magic, Occult, Spiritual Warfare


Difference between Magic and Religion Father Fortea, what is the difference between magic and religion? When we speak here of magic we are not referring to the popular art of the “magician” who pulls a rabbit out of a hat or makes things (apparently) disappear. Such “magicians” are just entertainers – illusionists – who use various techniques to trick our eyes. In this discussion,... Read More

Halloween, Witches, Demons, and the Occult

September 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Warfare


by Kathryn Marcellino, OCDS With Halloween right around the corner, we might ask ourselves if demons and evil spirits are real? The Church gives us an authoritative answer in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CC 414) which says, “Satan or the devil and the other demons are fallen angels who have freely refused to serve God and his plan. Their choice against God is definitive. They try to... Read More

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