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Lent, St Padre Pio, and Spiritual Combat with the Devil

“We must prepare for temptation if we want to approach God.” (St. Padre Pio) Pope Benedict XIV wrote an encyclical on Lent in which he said: “The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare. By it, … Continue reading

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Engaging the Dragon

Dan Burke, founder of Catholic Spiritual Direction, wrote about a recent webinar conversation he had with Fr Dwight Longnecker concerning spiritual warfare. “World events can feel oppressive, especially right now, but every now and then I have a discussion that’s … Continue reading

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The Secret Knowledge of Catholic Exorcists Compiled Into A New Book

A book review from uCatholic: Saint Peter tells us: “The devil prowls like a roaring lion, seeking to devour.” Our reality is that of an ancient and ongoing spiritual war, the Evil One always working towards his singular goal. Satan … Continue reading

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Observations about the newly named Cardinals. Fr Z briefly rants.

From Father Z’s blog: You know what an atomizer is, right?  Think of those bottles of perfume with little squeeze bulbs that send out poofs. To atomize means to break down into discreet parts, to separate something into tiny bits. … Continue reading

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