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Spiritual Life

Want a deeper relationship with Jesus? Eliminate this one sin

According to Fr. Lorenzo Scupoli, if you can overcome this one sin, you will be well on the way to holiness.

Try this simple (but not easy) exercise to maintain a peaceful state of mind

Brother Lawrence suggests a key to living in a continual state of serenity.

Here is a helpful meditation technique used by Irish monks of old

The monks in Ireland were well known for their ability to calm the mind and find union with God.

5 Tips for praying together as a couple

Once you begin this practice you won't want to stop, because the benefits are enormous.

Why do Catholics give up things for Lent?

Here is a brief explanation of this popular Catholic Lenten practice.

New research reveals the effects of faith on the brain

Faith brings psychological and physical advantages, according to scientific studies.

Here is the correct way to fast, according to St. John Chrysostom

"Fasting is a medicine. But medicine, as beneficial as it is, becomes useless because of the inexperience of the user."

How to practice hospitality during Lent

These 5 tips can help you live out a key virtue of the gospel during this special season.

10 Ways to encourage your child’s spiritual life

Kids are naturally open to God. We just need to guide them along the way.

How to perfect the Catholic version of “Suck it up, buttercup”

Sometimes it seems that the only reason I can endure the trials of life is because of the consolation of being able to offer my suffering as a gift to the Father.

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