Suffering and God's Top Priority

Suffering and God's Top Priority

Why doesn't God remove suffering from your life—despite your many pleas for relief? Fr. Spitzer explains God's top priorities in suffering and healing.
The Secret to Happiness: Living for Others

The Secret to Happiness: Living for Others

In this video clip from "Happiness: the Series," Fr. Spitzer describes level 3 happiness, the happiness of living for others.
Made in His Image: the Social Synapse and the Neurobiology of Connection

Made in His Image: the Social Synapse and the Neurobiology of Connection

The data is in: we are hardwired for connection and social interactions. Not a surprise—for God is a community of love, and we are made in His image.
New Insights on the Rise of the ‘Nones’

New Insights on the Rise of the ‘Nones’

The United States is increasing in “Nones,” i.e, those who claim no religious affiliation. But who are the Nones, and what compels them to leave the Church?
Happiness and the Jordan Peterson Factor

Happiness and the Jordan Peterson Factor

Jordan Peterson’s desire for self-empowering disciplines to replace sloppy secularism can launch us beyond ego comparison—where so many people are trapped.
Success and Happiness: Are They the Same?

Success and Happiness: Are They the Same?

Discover why our culture is so obsessed with success and power and learn if Level 2 happiness and worldly success can lead to true happiness.
[Video] What is Happiness? Here's a Basic Overview

[Video] What is Happiness? Here's a Basic Overview

Discover why happiness is the driving force behind every decision you make in this clip taken from the Magis Center's "Happiness, The Series."
Coping and Thriving in the Covid-19 Crisis

Coping and Thriving in the Covid-19 Crisis

With social distancing and self-quarantines, it's challenging not to succumb to depression and a sense of helplessness. Everett Worthington points to hope.
How Wonderful is Wonder?

How Wonderful is Wonder?

It must be hard to live a life of metaphysical certitude about everything. Certainty leaves no room for wonder. And that’s sad. Because wonder is wonderful.
Advent: A Time for Choices, Change, and Even Happiness

Advent: A Time for Choices, Change, and Even Happiness

As the Advent season begins, it might seem odd to mention happiness. Aren’t we supposed to focus on being holy rather than being happy?

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