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The Fulfillment of All Desire: An Interview with Dr. Ralph Martin

Ten years ago, when Dr. Ralph Martin published The Fulfillment of All Desire (Emmaus Road Publishing, 2006), he thought he would produce a helpful guide to the Catholic spiritual tradition that perhaps a few thousand people would use. Little did he know it would become a modern spiritual classic. The book is one of the bestselling Catholic books of our … Continue reading

The Hidden Division

Today I’m over at Ignitum Today discussing the one thing all evil has in common: Tomorrow’s Gospel recounts Jesus healing a demon-possessed man, and while reading it I was struck by one word:   Us.   In the passage a demon screams out to Christ:   “What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy … Continue reading

6 Ways to Create a Portable Monastery

My latest piece at Ignitum Today: I’m a husband. I’m a dad. And I’m confident in my vocation. But that doesn’t mean I’m not drawn to the monastic life. The rhythms of prayer and work, silence and liturgy, study and service beckon like an enchanting voice from another world. I’m sure part of it is the whole “grass is greener … Continue reading

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