By Father Francis Hoffman. The powerful benefits of time alone with God
The Dash Report: How to make sure Ordinary Time isn't spiritually boring: Part II
In this Dash Report, Bismarck Bishop David Kagan gives another simple, concrete suggestion for those hoping to engage in the season of Ordinary Time in a powerful…
15 Amazing Padre Pio Quotes on the Spiritual Life
I want to share some of that wisdom with you. Here are a couple short quotes from his letters that have left a lasting impact on me.
5 Tips for Spiritual Spring Cleaning — Liturgical Publications
Spring is a time to start fresh after months of cold weather and short days. And with spring comes the annual ritual of spring-cleaning our homes from top to bottom in order to start anew. But while we spend so many tireless hours making sure our physical homes are in order, what are we doing... Read more »
My Spiritual Director Uses the Enneagram. What's Wrong with That?
Posted by Dan Burke on Friday Jun 19th, 2015 at 6:48 AM Can you trust a spiritual director who uses an enneagram? Here's my answer to a reader's question Dear Dan, I recently began a new relationship with a spiritual director who claimed to be committed to the teachings of the Church. She is a local Benedictine sister who is very nice and seems to be sincere. However, in our second session she asked if I would be interested in using an ancient…
Are You Called to be a Spiritual Guide?
The Diocese of Harrisburg Formation for the Ministry of Spiritual Direction is accepting applications from those individuals who may be called to be a “true servant of the living tradition of prayer.”
5 Tips for When You’re Experiencing a Spiritual Dry Spell
Prayer feels impossible and no long or short the length of the dry spell, there is no denying that it can be an especially painful or bewildering time.
Top Spiritually Uplifiting Picks
In honor of the Oscars approaching us this Sunday night, pastoral leaders of Saint Andrew parish got together to discuss some of their top pics for movies. Here’s a combination of the …
Ignatian Spiritual Resources
A description of the resources available for Ignatian spirituality available at the Jesuits of California webpage.
How to Handle Spiritual Setbacks
After reading a book on will power, Fr. Mike discovered an important lesson when it comes to how we handle spiritual setbacks. He noticed how resisting sin i...
Top Spiritual Takeaways from Pope Francis’ Visit
Pope Francis’s weeklong visit to the United States both stirred our hearts and challenged our minds. So here are three spiritual takeaways from his trip.
Spiritual Lessons I Learned While Dieting
A Catholic priest reflects on the spiritual lessons he learned while he was dieting and trying to improve his physical health.
7 Olympic athletes teaching us spiritual lessons
They're only fighting for bronze, silver and gold, but they have something to show us in our fight for the imperishable crown.
How to build a solid spiritual plan for life
On January 8, 2015, the second evening in a series of talks for the Spirits and Spirituality Program was held at Camp Gray in Reedsburg. Fr. Eric Sternberg spoke on “How to Build a Solid Spiritual Plan for Life.”
10 Spiritual practices to jumpstart your new year
Some obvious and not-so-obvious resolutions for your soul
Spiritual works of mercy: Let the saints be your guide
By Emily Stimpson. During this jubilee year, holy men and women can serve as inspiration for Catholics working to be Christ to those in need
Staying Fit Amidst the Trends
During a time of ongoing changes, sports nutrition continues to grow strong. On March 16, the final 64 schools across the United States were officially...
Stay Fit & Healthy During The Holidays
My Top 3 Tips for staying Fit & Healthy during the holidays! The most difficult time of year to keep yourself on track, doesn’t have to be!