To Live in His Kingdom

Maintaining a Spiritual Life With a Baby in Tow

I recently had lunch with a religious sister who was excited to meet my baby. This little girl is my first, and in the course of our conversation, the sister asked me how I keep up a spiritual life since my life had obviously changed in a … [Read more...]

Why Is the Gate So Narrow?

We know through the eyes of faith that God is to be seen through created things. We are called to see the innate dignity and uniqueness of each human person we meet, and the beauty of a landscape that points to the creative and wondrous … [Read more...]

Prayer as the Gateway to Mystery

For a Christian, mystery is reverenced as that hidden dimension in things, people, situations and life which is beyond time, place or physical description. We may understand aspects of this esoteric reality beyond us and we can appreciate … [Read more...]

Questions Answered – November 2020

A Scrupulous Conscience Question: I suffer from OCD and scrupulosity. What is the best thing to do about confession? I keep making General Confessions and I still have many doubts. It is ruining my spiritual life. My confessor said never … [Read more...]

Springs of Mercy in the Coronavirus Desert

This period of pandemic has been one of significant suffering and substantial sacrifice. Most notably, we mourn the physical suffering and loss of life of those most deeply affected, and the grief of those who love them. Those of us less … [Read more...]

Our Act of Faith

This is what God does with us, he asks everything of us. Why does he do this?  ...he needs from us an attitude toward him that the persons of the Blessed Trinity have toward each other, and that God has toward us ... an attitude of total … [Read more...]