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The Holy Spirit in the Fast Food Restaurant

January 10, AD 2018 0 Comments
The Holy Spirit in the Fast Food Restaurant

By guest writer Susan Windley-Daoust. Recently I accepted a new position to work more directly in evangelization, and while I am excited and grateful, there are a lot of days where there is spiritual warfare going on in my head. Today was one of those days I was not feeling great (an understatement) about my […]

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Moana: the Ocean & the Holy Spirit

July 27, AD 2017 1 Comment
Moana: the Ocean & the Holy Spirit

Guest post by Magdalyn Fiore. A lengthy comparison between the Ocean and the Holy Ghost? What can I say except you’re welcome! I recently saw the Disney film Moana for the first time. As you might know by now, the movie has some encouraging themes, such as stepping up to responsibility, discerning one’s calling, and […]

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Water

January 17, AD 2017 0 Comments
Water

God is closer to us than water is to a fish. – St. Catherine of Siena Water is weird. Have you ever had that thought? I’ve been having it lately as I sip from my glass. Water is this transparent, tasteless substance that our bodies naturally thirst for; it composes 71% of the world and […]

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Running in Circles: The Luminous Mysteries

May 25, AD 2016 0 Comments
Running in Circles: The Luminous Mysteries

People like to say that running in circles in pointless. Well, maybe, it’s not as pointless as it seems!

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“Unleashed” Book Review

April 15, AD 2016 0 Comments
“Unleashed” Book Review

Are you a woman who desires a closer relationship with the Holy Spirit and yearns to see the ways that God is communicating with you each day? Are you seeking freedom from the habits that enslave you? “Unleashed: How to Receive Everything the Holy Spirit Wants to Give You ” by Sonja Corbitt could be just […]

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That You May be One as I and the Father are One

October 3, AD 2015 1 Comment
That You May be One as I and the Father are One

Zechariah writes of a vision in which he saw a man going to measure Jerusalem, her breadth and her length.  Another angel came to tell him that Jerusalem would remain unwalled because of the great number of men and cattle that would be in her.  The Lord said through the angel, “I will be a […]

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Some Wisdom from John of the Cross

February 16, AD 2015 2 Comments
Some Wisdom from John of the Cross

Today at Holy Hour I read this passage in “The Living Flame of Love,” by St. John of the Cross: He [The Holy Spirit] touches the soul not with His shadow only, for He unites Him self to it, feeling and tasting with it the form and attributes of God in the shadow of God: […]

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“My Kids Ruin My Life” and Other Lies

June 5, AD 2014 3 Comments
“My Kids Ruin My Life” and Other Lies

Today I scrubbed grape slushee off my floor and my children, washed out a pair of superhero undies in the sink of a public bathroom, removed a splinter from the foot of a one-year-old, restocked an entire dresser with clothes which had been strewn willy-nilly during the few minutes I had tried to shower, and […]

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The Messy Power of the Holy Spirit

May 29, AD 2014 4 Comments
The Messy Power of the Holy Spirit

This fiery church we see in the Acts of the Apostles is the one Pope Francis spoke of at WYD Rio when he said, “What do I expect as a consequence of the Youth Day? I expect a mess. There will be one. There will be a mess here in Rio? There will be!

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The Real Charismatics

February 28, AD 2014 7 Comments
The Real Charismatics

The article is a response to another column on Ignitum Today, “Charismatics in Context,” originally published on January 30th by Matthew Olson. I have to admit, before writing this article I had to take a few deep breaths and step back a little bit. While the writer clearly had a good intention in wanting to […]

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Mary, Icon of the Holy Spirit by Deacon Antonio

September 12, AD 2012 2 Comments
Mary, Icon of the Holy Spirit by Deacon Antonio

In his Last Supper discourse Jesus told his apostles, “If you know me you will also know my Father.  From now on you do know him and have seen him.  Philip said to him, ‘Master, show us the Father, and that will be enough for us’.  Jesus said to him, ‘Have I been with you […]

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Lent and the Battlefield

March 9, AD 2012 4 Comments
Lent and the Battlefield

Why do we celebrate Lent? This is a question that’s been nudging me this year as I tried to figure out what to give up as a penance. The last couple of years haven’t been much to celebrate. First I tried giving up writing for Lent, but it didn’t work. Last year I decided to do […]

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