Forming Your Conscience

Forming Your Conscience

Articles Forming Your Conscience Blessed John Henry Newman once wrote on a “miserable counterfeit of conscience” that promotes the right to self-will. Newman sought to reinforce that we cannot overlook revealed moral truths. Catholics are often told to...
What Was Jesus’ Mission on Earth?

What Was Jesus’ Mission on Earth?

Articles What was Jesus’ Mission on Earth? God the Father is much more than a human father, but sometimes he seems to be less. What human father would ask his own son to sacrifice himself to fulfill the father’s will? Would it not be the other way around?...
Why the Eucharist is Important in Your Daily Life

Why the Eucharist is Important in Your Daily Life

Articles   Why the Eucharist is Important in Your Daily Life The Eucharist is so powerful, but we often don’t notice this. It seems that usually God transforms our hearts gradually at our pace over time. This gentle approach helps to solidify our...
Distraction and Discernment

Distraction and Discernment

Spitzer Center Blog   Distraction & Discernment The world that we live in is so … it’s so hard to hear our hearts. This was a great insight of C.S. Lewis in his book The Screwtape Letters, and I think I’m conflating two letters, but he gets...
Augustine, Aquinas, Plato, and Aristotle

Augustine, Aquinas, Plato, and Aristotle

Articles   Augustine, Aquinas, Plato, and Aristotle It’s typically held that Augustine was kind of based upon or focused his teaching on Plato, versus Aquinas, who based his on Aristotle. Did that put them in conflict? Well, actually poor St. Augustine...
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