Daily Archives: January 11, 2014

The Smoke of Satan in the Church

Together with his friend and colleague, the journalist Alessandro Gnocchi, the legal philosopher Mario Palmaro recently made headlines for criticising Pope Francis in a series of articles published by ‘Il Foglio’.  On learning that Palmaro was seriously ill, Pope Francis phoned him and … Continue reading

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To quieten the mind during prayer?

By Dan Burke from Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction: Q: Dear Saint Teresa, I have read a number of books on prayer that advocate methods of suppressing, shutting down, or eliminating thinking all together during prayer.  In one centering prayer book it said to … Continue reading

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