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Tithing: Making Time, Talent, and Treasure Servants to Your Spiritual Leadership

Mission Dolores Altar (San Francisco)<br>Photograph © by Andy Coan<p><i>“The point is this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows</i> …

What You Should Know about the Mystery of the Blessed Trinity

We are able to know certain eternal truths without the light of faith. According the Church for example, the greatest truth of all—<i>God exists—</i>is …

Theology

Why does my faith walk seem so lonely to me at times?

Ask a Carmelite Sister<p><b>Dear Sister,</b><p><i>Sometimes the living of my Catholic faith is a lonely walk for me. Why is that? Am I doing anything wrong?</i> …

Loneliness

Christians 'Must Be Made' to Bow, Four Critical Principles for Catholic Fathers and More!

<b>Four Critical Principles for Catholic Fathers</b> – Randy Hain, The Integrated Catholic Life™<p><b>Was Jesus Forsaken by the Father?</b> – Nick Hardesty, Catholic …

Christianity

How do you stay pure?

Rome’s Chief Exorcist Shares Secrets for Driving Out the Devil

EXCLUSIVE: Video footage of Fr. Gabriele Amorth's message to priests and blessing<p>ROME — Rome’s chief exorcist has delineated the three key attributes …

Rome

Ten Ways to Meditate on Christ's Passion

<b>Saint Ignatius of Loyola in the Spiritual Exercises</b>, in the third week of the month retreat which is dedicated to the contemplation of the Passion, …

Christ’s Words from the Cross: 7 Weapons of Victory Over Evil

<b>In Venerable Fulton Sheen’s classic</b>, <i>The Life of Christ,</i> we read, “He had already said that no one would take away his life from Him, but that he …

The Cross reserved for you on the day of the Passion

<i>Dear Daughters of St. Philip Neri,</i> <i><br>It is an extraordinary thing to consider that Christ had you in mind on the day of His Passion. When He consented</i> …

Jesus to St. Faustina on Spiritual Warfare: 25 Secrets

<b>In Cracow-Pradnik, June 2, 1938</b>, the Lord Jesus directed a young Polish Sister of Mercy on a three-day retreat. Faustina Kowalska painstakingly …

Mind

What is Sloth? It is More Subtle and Devilish Than Mere Laziness - Community in Mission

Msgr. Charles Pope • March 16, 2015<p>One of the more misunderstood of the cardinal sins is sloth. This is because most see it merely as laziness. But …

How Does Pride Accumulate in Our Life? A Reflection on a Teaching by St. Bernard of Clairvaux - Community in Mission

Msgr. Charles Pope • February 24, 2015<p>So you think the idea of the “Twelve Steps” is new? Well, if you think you’ve got a new idea, go back and see …

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We Teach Our Children That God Loves Them

“Suffer little children to come unto me” by Juan Urruchi<p>As responsible and caring parents, we teach our children that God loves them. We also teach …

5 Reasons Every Christian Should Be Praying the Rosary!

Yesterday, we looked at four reasons every Christian (not just Catholics!) should ask the saints for their prayers. With that established, I'd like …

4 Reasons Every Christian Should Pray to the Saints

November, for the Catholic Church, is a time to especially reflect upon our relationship with those who have "run the race" (cf. 2 Tim 4:7) before …

13 Ways to Love Your Neighbor in a Socially-Isolated and Technologically-Overloaded Culture

“The Parable of the Good Samaritan” (detail) by Jan Wijnants<p>When John and I were first married, we bought a starter home in a cute neighborhood where …

Catholic Encyclopedia - Catholic Online

The Catholic Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive resource on Catholic teaching, history, and information ever gathered in all of human history. …

Theology