Spiritual Warfare and The Rule of St. Benedict

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Maria Keller, University of Notre Dame Note: The author mentions that St. Benedict entered combat with the powers of evil to “merit salvation.” However, it is important to make the distinction as Catholics between reaching salvation on our own merits, versus cooperating with the freely-given grace of God. God calls each of us into […]

Back to the Basics: The Foundations of the Spiritual Life and Our Relation to Sin

Reading Time: 12 minutes By: Colton Marks, Student of St. Louis University The age following the Protestant Revolution sparked many of the greatest saints and spiritual masters known to mankind. This time period spanning the 16th and 17th centuries produced numerous Doctors of the Church such as Francis de Sales, Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and Alphonsus […]