Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

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. 
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.
The Spiritual Meaning of Depression (Analysis and Resources)

The Spiritual Meaning of Depression (Analysis and Resources)

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.
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.
Why Does God Allow Evil?

Why Does God Allow Evil?

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.
Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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?
Fr. Spitzer on Living Well with a Disability

Fr. Spitzer on Living Well with a Disability

In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer addresses how he lives well with his own disability.
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.
A Risk Worth Taking

A Risk Worth Taking

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.
Fr. Spitzer on How to Pray for Your Enemies and Forgive

Fr. Spitzer on How to Pray for Your Enemies and Forgive

Jesus mentions forgiveness more often than any other injunction in the New Testament. Fr. Spitzer shares how to pray for enemies and truly forgive.

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