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How the Saints Overcame Evil

Fr. Brian Kolodiejchuk, M.C., Postulator for the cause of Mother Teresa of Calcutta wrote, “Her beatification challenges us to take a closer look at the question of holiness and its relevance in contemporary society.” 1,971 more words

St. Benedict’s advice for beating the blues

A while back, for whatever reason, I was most uncharacteristically doing battle with the devilish little megrim that is acedia.

Actually, “doing battle” sounds romantic and pro-active. 1,049 more words

Spirituality

A recipe for prayer

Prayer is not just spending time with God. It is partly that—but if it ends there, it is fruitless. No, prayer is dynamic. Authentic prayer changes us, unmasks us, strips us, indicates where growth is needed. 459 more words

Faith Journey

With the Eyes of the Soul and Loving Attentiveness

How can one remain in the presence of God? For St. Teresa the Lord can and is to be seen, one just needs to attend to his presence. 404 more words

Carmelite

Strong Young Women

Recently, I have encountered several strong young women in their late teens and early twenties. I am noticing that they are different than my generation in terms of their confidence levels and their ability to define themselves to others without apology. 374 more words

Women In Ministry