What Friendship Has Taught Me about Redemptive Suffering

What Friendship Has Taught Me about Redemptive Suffering

I can assist friends in attaining eternal life by uniting my suffering to the redemptive suffering of Christ—this is the mystery of redemptive suffering.
Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

By looking at patients' accounts of the afterlife, we may be able to infer clues into the afterlife. What parallels can we draw between NDEs and heaven?
Understanding the Complexities of Depression and Spirituality

Understanding the Complexities of Depression and Spirituality

Since we believe the person is both body and soul, it is possible to have physical and psychological and/or spiritual causes of depression.
Atheism and Religion: Stephen Hawking and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Atheism and Religion: Stephen Hawking and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

In 1968, Pope Paul VI appointed Stephen Hawking, a brilliant theoretical physicist, and atheist to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
Fr. Spitzer's Prayers in Times of Suffering, Trial, and Anxiety

Fr. Spitzer's Prayers in Times of Suffering, Trial, and Anxiety

Here are some of Fr. Spitzer's favorite spontaneous prayers for times of trial, suffering, and anxiety. Also download a free sheet of spontaneous prayers.
Contemporary Eucharistic Miracles

Contemporary Eucharistic Miracles

There are three major contemporary eucharistic miracles that have been scientifically examined and found to be without natural or physical explanation.
Searching for the Christmas Star and Finding the Magi

Searching for the Christmas Star and Finding the Magi

Every year at Christmas, when people read about the birth of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, the speculation and debate about the Christmas star continues.
Science: God’s Gift to Man

Science: God’s Gift to Man

What does God intend when he gives us gifts? He means to give us joy, make us better, and glorify him. Science is one such gift from God.
From the Vatican Observatory: Commentary on ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’

From the Vatican Observatory: Commentary on ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: Possible Worlds is on TV this fall. I'm a big Cosmos fan. But of course, the show could always be better—maybe a lot better.
Mary’s Faith: A Christmas Message from Fr. Spitzer

Mary’s Faith: A Christmas Message from Fr. Spitzer

Dear Friends, I want to wish you a blessed and merry Christmas in 2020 and share a message about trusting in God. 

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