How do you grow spiritually? Or is there even such a thing as spiritual growth?
There is a lot to discourage us, today. If you’re a Catholic disciple of Christ, it can appear even worse, at least on the surface. We find ourselves facing increasing hostility, feel pressured to compromise our beliefs, and see “believers” all around us who profess faith in Christ but fail to live it. How doContinue reading “Love Did It”
Books on spiritual growth frequently leave me frustrated. While they’re inspired, they also can be abstract. Thankfully, Joe Paprocki’s down-to-earth style in 7 Keys to Spiritual Wellness (Loyola Press, 2012) provides a refreshing option for intermediate-level disciples who want to grow in holiness. Drawing upon Catholic Tradition (particularly Ignatian spirituality), the author presents seven principles forContinue reading “7 Keys to Spiritual Wellness — by Joe Paprocki”
Sherry Weddell’s first book, Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus (OSV, 2012), immediately gained popularity among diocesan and parish leaders after its release in 2012. It said what many Catholics recognized but could not articulate: that the previous methods used to form Catholic disciples were no longer working and that aContinue reading “Fruitful Discipleship: Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World — by Sherry A. Weddell”