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Discernment of Spirits: Rule 13 “False Quiet”

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The enemy has a plan to keep us quiet during spiritual desolation. Listen as Dan and Melissa discuss ways out of this trap of the enemy and into the light of deeper prayer and union with God.

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Into the Deep is Coming! – Get Your Advance Signed Copy

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What book will encourage, inspire, and give you the tools to begin a habit of mental prayer and continue in that habit? Find out about Dan Burke's new book "Into the Deep" and how to get an advance signed copy of it.

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The New Commandment

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What is different about the new commandment which Christ gave His disciples? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on this directive, an excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic "Divine Intimacy".

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Help Us Provide Formation to the Faithful Poor

Can you aid the faithful poor and those without discretionary funds in their
effort to better know, love, and serve Christ?
Can you help us provide this invaluable formation to
priests, deacons, and religious?

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