Spirituality

6 Practical Steps Every Catholic Can Take for Spiritual Perfection

We try hard. Really hard. Sometimes too hard to be perfect. And when we fail, we become discouraged and fall harder. What is it about sin that makes it so difficult to conquer? Why are we lured into temptation, failing once again? Father Philip Dion wrote A Handbook of Spiritual Perfection to help us along our journey …

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decisions

Click Here to Find the Examination of Conscience That’s Right For You

via GIPHY When preparing to encounter the Lord in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, it is imperative that we examine our consciences.B y now you may have yours already memorized, or you may not have found one that works best for you. Regardless, here are some examinations of conscience to check out, they may just bring …

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plants

3 Lessons About the Interior Life My Potted Plants Have Taught Me

When Jesus speaks to the crowds in the Gospels, He often utilizes parables as a teaching tool. These short stories often involve plants. This liturgical cycle, mustard seeds, weeds, and sowing seeds make frequent appearances. I never thought the plant analogies in the Gospels were that powerful until I started growing and taking care of …

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songs

Secular Songs to Bring You Closer to God: Volume 3

Every year at Epic Pew, I reflect on the music I’ve listened to or been introduced to. There is an incredible amount of secular songs that aren’t explicitly Catholic or Christian that still point us toward the Almighty. Read more: Secular Songs That Can Bring Us Closer to God Here are this year’s picks for secular …

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