faith and spirituality

The Pax Christi Prayer (Brother Roger)

O Risen Christ, You breathe your Holy Spirit on us and you tell us: ‘Peace be yours’. Opening ourselves to your peace – letting it penetrate the harsh and rocky ground of our hearts – […]

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New Age ideas: How Catholics should respond

When I dealt with the notion of “healing your family tree” I said that today’s confusion in the Church has led some people to take up New Age ideas unawares. Among these are some mixed-up […]

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How to Become a Catholic

Becoming Catholic is one of life’s most profound and joyous experiences. Some are blessed enough to receive this great gift while they are infants, and, over time, they recognize the enormous grace that has been […]

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Blessed are the poor in spirit – Isaac of Stella

Everyone, without exception, wants happiness, blessedness. However they all have different ideas about it: one thinks it lies in the delight of the senses and an easy life; another, in virtue; another, in knowledge of […]

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A simple prayer – St.Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love;where there is injury, pardon;where there is doubt, faith;where there is despair, hope;where there is darkness, light;where there is sadness, […]

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Act of entrustment to Mary – Pope Francis

Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, with renewed gratitude for your motherly presence we join in the voice of all generations that call you blessed. We celebrate in you the great works of God, who never […]

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Give me a sweet and humble heart

Holy Mary, Mother of God, preserve in me the heart of a child, pure and clean like spring water; a simple heart that does not remain absorbed … in its own sadness; a loving heart […]