Sign Up for our Free Daily Email Updates
SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction

Mortification and Spiritual Progress – Divine Intimacy Radio

Dan and Melissa explore mortification, its meaning, and purpose. Topics: What is mortification? Voluntary actions by which we gradually put to death all of our vices, sinful habits and self-centered tendencies that lurk beneath them.  The purpose of mortification and self-renunciation is about cleaning up “the garden of the soul” as many saints describe it. We must not only uproot sin but fill our souls with virtue to replace... Read More

Renunciation – Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary

Renunciation Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Renunciation – To give up something to which a person has a claim. Some renunciations are necessary by divine law; others are permitted and encouraged according to divine counsel. Everyone must renounce sin and those creatures that are proximate occasions to sin. In this category belongs the renunciation of Satan at Baptism, either by the person being baptized... Read More

  • Articles You Might Like

    for post on why human suffering? Why Human Suffering?
    This article discusses why we should ask the challenging questions about suffering by looking at the examples of St....Read More
    Living with the Trinity
    Do we really need to get used to living with the Blessed Trinity? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen...Read More
Skip to toolbar