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What is Spiritual Theology?
Spiritual Theology defines the nature of the supernatural life, formulates directives for its development, and explains the process by which souls advance from the beginning of the spiritual life to its full perfection.
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Develop the knowledge and skills you require as a priest or religious, spiritual director or mentor, as you reach out to those who need direction.
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Deepen your roots in spirituality in order to better enable your service to others through your profession.
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Can You Pray for Me? 12 Points to Consider

What is the best way go about praying for someone, or some intention, which we've been asked to pray for? Dr. Joseph Hollcraft shares powerful advice on what we should keep in mind when interceding for others.

The post Can You Pray for Me? 12 Points to Consider appeared first on SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction.

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How Do We Avoid Distractions In Prayer? – DI Radio Show and Podcast

Today, Dan and Melissa reflect on God's intense, personal love for each individual soul and answer the question, "How Do We Avoid Distractions In Prayer?"

The post How Do We Avoid Distractions In Prayer? – DI Radio Show and Podcast appeared first on SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction.

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Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord: Forty Days After Easter

What does Christ's Ascension into heaven mean for us? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book "Divine Intimacy".

The post Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord: Forty Days After Easter appeared first on SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction.

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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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