The One Sin You Must Crush This Lent

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There is one thing that every one of us needs to focus upon and crush this Lent with no mercy. What is it? Your predominant fault. “My what?” You heard me…or rather you heard one of the greatest spiritual theologians of the 20th century, Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. What in the world is a predominant fault? Well, even […]

A Common Yet Dangerous Problem in Prayer

It’s a common problem in the life of prayer. Sometimes in meditation, particularly when using spiritual reading, people think they’ve had a prayerful encounter with the Lord because they experience some kind of pleasure. I don’t mean a sensible pleasure or “feeling”, so to speak. Rather, the kind of pleasure that comes more from an increase in […]

The Biggest Obstacle To Spiritual Growth You’ve Never Heard Of

I’ve got one. You’ve got one. We’ve all got one, but we don’t like to talk about it…if we even know it exists. What am I talking about? Your Predominant Fault. “My what?” you exclaim. You heard me…or rather you heard one of the greatest spiritual theologians of the 20th century, Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. What in […]