By denying self what is lawful, the will is strengthened to resist what is unlawful, and some measure of atonement is made.
Category: Spiritual Warfare
Public Enemy #1: The Predominant Fault
This is why the spiritual writers identify the predominant fault as one of the three pillars of the spiritual life, together with prayer and spiritual reading. If we focus on this, our other sins will also be overcome.
Catholic Fighting Men Call YOU to Lenten Boot Camp
For sake of our souls and those of our friends and family, enough already with this emasculating, insultingly weak and failed version of Catholicism, which sends any red-blooded man running for the border.
La Fraternidad de San Nicolás
Se compromete a poner en práctica medios concretos para salvar nuestra alma y ayudar a las almas de nuestros hermanos.
ANNOUNCEMENT: New Trad Fasting Sodality
This sodality takes the 1917 Code of Canon Law as a minimum, but removes partial abstinence, which was instituted in 1741 as a direct attack to Lenten discipline.
The Other World We Live In
OnePeterFive is pleased to present an excerpt from Fr. Scott Randall Paine’s book The Other World We Live In: A Catholic Vision of Angelic Reality, appropriately published by Angelico Press. Speaking as one who has a deep interest in the …
The Lord Liberates, the Liar Oppresses
In a recent conversation with a former practitioner of the occult, I was able, by God’s Providence, to make a connection and see a demonstration of the way in which Satan seeks to do the opposite of what Our Lord …
The Exorcism of a Satanic Priestess
I was recently reading about the case of a possessed woman, as recounted by Dr. Richard Gallagher. He is a psychiatrist who wrote the book Demonic Foes describing his many years of working alongside exorcists, assisting them from a Catholic …
We Defeat the Devil with Boldness and Modesty
A tall, gray building stands against a gray sky, smoke and spire alike reaching towards Heaven. Thousands of ornate details confess a Gothic ancestry, this sacred place a child of stone born by the toil of generations. The face of …
Living the Benedict Option in the Middle of Civilization
Since its publication in 2017, many of my Catholic friends have criticized Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option: “It’s too pessimistic. Christians shouldn’t run for the hills. Besides, the culture isn’t in decline. We just elected a pro-life president.” These were some …