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Thursday of the Second Week of Easter

It is difficult to accept that the Peter we know in the Gospels is the same Peter in today’s first reading who now flouts the same people who had condemned Jesus to death. In comparing the Peter before Pentecost with the Peter after the ancestry of the Holy spirit, we realize what the Holy spirit […]

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What Are The Key Characteristics Of Good Spiritual Direction?

* This announce was originally published on 7/2/ 2009. Dear Father John, What are the key characteristics of good spiritual direction? There are three ways to answer this question, depending on the point of view. From the point of view of the person receiving it, spiritual attitude is an extremely useful( many would say crucial) […]

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To Be Hidden With Christ In God

Presence of God- O Jesus, assist me to hide from characters in order to enter into intimacy with You. MEDITATIONWhen we speak of the obscure life of Jesus, we do not planned only His self-effacement in the eyes of men, from whom He obscured His divinity, thus avoiding their praise. Besides these exterior relations with […]