Absolute Relativism: The New Dictatorship and What to Do About It by Chris Stefanick

“Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.” ~ G.K. Chesterton Relativism - the philosophy that underlies challenging to truth. Truth is relative to what … [Read more...]

Saints on Humility

Saint Teresa of Avila - Beware of false humility from the devil: Now be on your guard, daughters, against some types of humility given by the devil in which great disquiet is felt about the gravity of our sins. This disturbance can afflict in many … [Read more...]

The Chaplet of Humility

Chaplet of Humility: Opening prayer:  Father, give me the humility which realizes its ignorance, admits its mistakes, recognizes its needs, welcomes advice and accepts rebukes. Help me always to praise rather than criticize, to encourage rather … [Read more...]

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayer to God: Heavenly Father, I give you this day. I offer you now all the good that I shall do and I promise to accept for love of you all the difficulty that I shall meet. Help me to conduct myself during this day in a manner pleasing … [Read more...]

Countercultural Humility

Practical ways to live counter-cultural humility: 1. Do not let anyone know about something good you did.  - You can't look for praise from others. Only God. 2. Do not make excuses. - Even when you have a perfectly legitimate … [Read more...]

St. Josemaria’s 17 Signs of a Lack of Humility

Below is an excerpt from St. Josemaria's writings: Allow me to remind you that among other evident signs of a lack of humility are: Thinking that what you do or say is better than what others do or say Always wanting to get your own … [Read more...]

Humility by Andrew Murray

Humility by Andrew Murray is a classic book on the virtue of humility. I was able to find an electronic copy of this book online here: http://www.cec-sd.org/materials/Humility_by_Andrew_Murray.pdf The following are some points I took from reading … [Read more...]

Fr. Bill Casey – Spiritual Combat Talks

Fr. Casey - Talk 1 - We are in Battle! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlpTFUqOkj0   Fr. Casey - Talk 2 - The Devil: Liar and Murderer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7SE5FjauCk   Fr. Casey - Talk 3 - Spiritual Battle of our … [Read more...]

The Fulfillment of All Desire by Ralph Martin

Called to holiness "You therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect" (Mt. 5:48). 4 principles from Pope St. JPII to a basic understanding of the spiritual journey - [1] Union with God of this depth is totally unattainable … [Read more...]

Reflections from Seminary Retreat

Over the last four days, I took part in my first seminarian retreat in White Rock. 30 men stayed at the large farm property - a perfect setting. Here are some reflections from my retreat experience: 1. It's okay to be under construction - Will … [Read more...]