Tag Archives: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

High-tech Lent: Filling Up on Apps Can Break Your Fast

Filling Up on Apps It seems abundantly clear that fasting represents an important ascetical practice, a spiritual arm to do battle against every possible disordered attachment to ourselves. Freely chosen detachment from the pleasure of food and other material goods helps … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gardens: Growing Virtues in Humility

Growing Virtues in Humility He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. [Micah 6:8 (NIV)]. In soil … Continue reading

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Spiritual Tests: Study Notes for Trials and Tribulations

Tests from God What is mankind that you make so much of them, that you give them so much attention, that you examine them every morning and test them every moment? [Job 7:17-18 (NIV)]. Tests and trials appear to go … Continue reading

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