The Magis Center is launching a new John Templeton Foundation funded campaign, “The Purposeful Universe. The campaign will be promoted to journalists, bloggers, and also on social media platforms through mid-December. Here is the text of the press release that went out yesterday.. Please forward to friends, family, colleagues, etc.
On Sept. 8, the feast of the Birthday of Our Lady, Parusia Media will launch The Spiritual Rosary Pilgrimage, a virtual pilgrimage celebrating the Blessed Virgin and the Life of Christ. The 4-week event will conclude on Oct. 7, the Feast of the Holy Rosary.
Near death experiences (NDEs) have garnered a reputation of being blissful, other-worldly adventures complete with encounters with lost loved ones. While many NDEers do consider their close brushes with death to be positive, 1-2% report having negative near death experiences.
Sometimes in prayer, we’ll have an intuition that something is wrong. But how much should our own intuitions play a role in discernment? It’s important to look at the insight and search whether it comes from God or from the Devil. This video explains how to determine where our intuitions come from, when to pay them heed, and a special prayer for enlightenment. Watch below!
When it comes to near death experience stories, there are many unscientific writings based on the writers’ own agendas rather than actual evidence. However, there is also a growing body of legitimate research around near death experience (NDE) reports, and peer-reviewed scientific journals have published a number of medical studies on the subject.
In suffering, we all agree on one point—we don't like it. But there are many disagreements on how to avoid suffering, and what to do when it inevitably catches up with us.
In this episode of Father Spitzer’s Universe, Fr. Spitzer proposes that those seeking interior transformation should turn to the Examen Prayer.
Professor John Lennox is an Oxford University Professor of Mathematics and renowned speaker on science, religion, and philosophy.
Fr. Spitzer answers the question, "How can I trust in God with unshakable confidence?" Trusting in the Lord can be difficult, but one must abandon themselves to Divine Providence. When trust seems just too hard and if one is just too tired, Fr. Spitzer encourages one to pray these words, "I give up, Lord. You take care of it."