Why did the just man Job find himself in terrible suffering? This is the question that those of us trying to be good ask when suffering afflicts us.
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.
Since a person is both body and soul, it is possible to have a spiritual meaning of depression as well as just a physical meaning.
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.
Why would God allow evil to even happen? In this blog post, we'll flesh out one of the most common answers to this question, unpacking it point by point.
In view of God's unconditional love and His redemption of suffering, one might ask, why would God have allowed suffering to occur in the first place?
In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer addresses how he lives well with his own disability.
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.
Some risks are worth taking. Even more importantly, the risks that we decide to take—as well as those we decide not to take—serve to define who we are.
Jesus mentions forgiveness more often than any other injunction in the New Testament. Fr. Spitzer shares how to pray for enemies and truly forgive.