Making a Daily Examen

"King David in Prayer" (detail) Pieter de Grebber [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

We are well into a new liturgical year and Lent is fast approaching! Isn’t it time that we have been diving deep into the mystery of God and His love for us? A necessary part of advancing in the spiritual life and forming a deeper relationship with God is to examine ourselves, praying that God… Continue reading Making a Daily Examen

Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is spoken against (and a sword will… Continue reading Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Frequently Asked Questions for Making a Daily Examen

We have arrived at the Third Sunday of Lent. By now, hopefully, we have been diving deep into the mystery of God and His love for us. A necessary part of advancing in the spiritual life and forming a deeper relationship with God is to examine ourselves, praying that God will reveal to us our… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions for Making a Daily Examen

Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is spoken against (and a sword will… Continue reading Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote From Sacred Scripture And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is spoken against (and a sword will… Continue reading Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Taking measure of ourselves this Lent – 8 Frequently Asked Questions for making a Daily Examen

We have arrived at the Third Sunday of Lent. By now, hopefully, we have been diving deep into the mystery of God and His love for us. A necessary part of advancing in the spiritual life and forming a deeper relationship with God is to examine ourselves, praying that God will reveal to us our… Continue reading Taking measure of ourselves this Lent – 8 Frequently Asked Questions for making a Daily Examen

Daily Catholic Quote – Canticle of Simeon

"The Presentation of the Lord" by Champaigne

“Lord, now you let your servant go in peace; your word has been fulfilled: my own eyes have seen the salvation which you have prepared in the sight of every people: a light to reveal you to the nations and the glory of your people Israel.” (Canticle of Simeon, Nunc Dimittis, Luke 2:29-32) Please help… Continue reading Daily Catholic Quote – Canticle of Simeon

Eight Frequently Asked Questions for making a Daily Examen – a Catholic Approach to “New Years” Resolutions

"King David in Prayer" by Pieter de Grebber

A Catholic Approach to Making “New Years” Resolutions As we all know, the beginning of each New Year is a time that people make resolutions about how they will better their lives. Like many of you, I have participated in this tradition over the years. And like many of you, I have broken these resolutions… Continue reading Eight Frequently Asked Questions for making a Daily Examen – a Catholic Approach to “New Years” Resolutions