Proper Disposition in Prayer

It is always good to pray hoping God will grant us what we ask for. However, our expectations might get disordered if we think God has to do what we want simply because we pray for it. This article takes a look at what kind of disposition we should have.

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Meditations on the Visitation

The Gospel of Luke packs so many things in a few verses about the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. This article unpacks it and offers insights and points to reflect on.

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The Sacraments are meant to make us more like Christ

The grace from each of the seven sacraments are meant to make us more and more like Christ. In this article we look at how each of the sacraments configures us to Christ.

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Metaphors of the Church

The Church is depicted as barque, a sheepfold, a cultivated vineyard, the building of God, and the bride of Christ. In this article we will try to delve into the meaning of each of these.

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How Christ's Crucifixion Saves Us

We say Christ died on the cross to save us, but how exactly does it do that? This article explores the five models that explain how the Passion brings us eternal life

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A Primer on Angels

Our belief in angels can be influenced by strange depictions of them by popular media. It goes to show what we know about these spiritual creatures. This article will ferret out what the Church officially teaches, from what is suggested by theologians.

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The Importance of Christ's Circumcision

We gloss over the circumcision of Jesus, but when we learn that his circumcision has great implication about his genealogy, the meaning of our baptism becomes apparent.

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Mental Prayer – Part 2 of 2: How to do it

The concept of mental prayer is to find out what God wants us to do. This is a general guide for someone who wants to start mental prayer based on a book by Fr. John Bartunek

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Mental Prayer – Part 1 of 2: Why we need it

There are many types of prayer, but mental prayer is the one that develops and maintains a relationship with Christ. This article will explain why.

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Jesus, the Morning Star

In the movie Ignacio de Loyola, there is a profuse reference to the phrase 'morning star'. Because it can refer to two different things, it can get confusing. Here is a quick guide to understanding the phrase to better appreciate the movie.

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