Praying in the Rain

Praying in the Rain

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Forgiveness on a Snowy Day
February 28, 2023

Just about any discipline that has to do with the body, if you really think that discipline is important, is mostly just a matter of making yourself do it; but forgiveness is not merely a bodily matte

Theosis: Women Vs. Men
December 01, 2022

Is there a difference between men and women in regard to theosis? Short answer: No. Long answer: Every human being is unique. Gender is part of that uniqueness.

Prostrations and Depression
October 28, 2022

Acknowledging the ugliness in our heart is like taking out the garbage. When we pretend its not there, it doesnt go away. It just festers. But when we confess our sin by acknowledging before God the

For Beginners Only: Building Our Spiritual House
September 26, 2022

For those of us who are still working on getting that first few rows of stones around the foundation of faith, focusing on acquiring a little bit of every virtue helps us to keep picking up the stone

Faith and Moral Freedom
August 11, 2022

Just as surely as there is a time of sowing, there is a time of reaping. God changes us and touches the hearts of others through our prayers, our giving and our service to others. Seeds become trees a

The Interactive Work Of The Holy Spirit
June 08, 2022

The work of the Holy Spirit in our lives always takes place on two levels, both on the level of what is outside us or what comes to us, and on the level of what is within us or how we receive what com

Family Life and Spiritual Warfare
May 18, 2022

Fr. Michael Gillis answers the question of how to overcome thoughts of pride in our hearts that inevitably come after labouring on good works for our families and people around us.

Good’s Disfigured Face
May 04, 2022

Fr. Michael Gillis reflects on the life and writings of 20th century Catholic author, Flannery OConnor. "Good in this broken world is always something under construction. The grotesquephysical, mora

February 16, 2022

In St. Pauls famous passage about spiritual warfare in 2 Corinthians 10, he specifically mentions arguments as one of the high things that must be cast down because they exalt themselves against the

Two Rich Men
January 21, 2022

To begin with, we must remind ourselves that salvation is a mystery, and that discerning principles and rules in the scriptures and self consciously applying them to ourselves is no guarantee that we