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Four Common Tactics of the Devil

October 31, 2017 8 Comments
Four Common Tactics of the Devil

One of the key elements in any contest is understanding the strategy of your opponent. In the spiritual battle of life, we must be able to recognize, name, and understand the subtleties of the Devil’s tactics. While we often emphasize his more obvious and frightening maneuvers (especially on Halloween), his usual tactics are subtler and […]

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Pray, Pray, Pray for Priests! A Meditation on Something My Mother Taught Me

June 16, 2013 58 Comments
Pray, Pray, Pray for Priests! A Meditation on Something My Mother Taught Me

Last week I blogged on how priests pray for God’s people. indeed, such prayers are built into our daily schedule. And this post is the other side of the equation, the need that priests have for your prayers. Indeed, I will say, pray, pray, pray for priests. We need your prayers! I attended another ordination […]

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Three Characteristics of the Diabolical, And How they Are Manifest in the Modern World

July 6, 2011 43 Comments

The video at the bottom of this post is of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. It is a fascinating excerpt from a longer video he did, where he analyzes the diabolical (anything of or relating to the Devil), from several different perspectives. In the excerpt I present, he identifies three characteristics of the diabolical by examining […]

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Satan Has Many Disguises

August 9, 2010 73 Comments

It would be easy if Satan came as he is often portrayed, with horns and a pitchfork. We would naturally flee this ugliness. Alas, he often comes cloaked in beauty, in sheep’s clothing. He claims to offer us freedom and autonomy from an unreasonable God and Church, liberation from rules and being “told what to […]

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