The Word Among Us

January 2010 Issue

How to Grow in Spiritual Discernment

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Weigh Things Well!

The evil spirit often disguises himself as an angel of light, and now and then tricks us by his illusions. More »

Test, Record, Wait

As we continue to explore the difference between the Holy Spirit’s influence and the devil’s influence, one question remains: "Can I really become a person who is led by the Spirit? Or is this just wishful thinking?" More »

Know Your Enemy

Deeply impressed by the homily that the visiting priest gave, a parishioner asked: More »

A New Vision for a New Year

As we begin a new year, and as we contemplate our resolutions for 2010, let’s take a look at a few predictions from the past. More »

Special Feature

A Modern-Day Miracle Worker

Late one evening, a young man was hobbling on crutches down a Montreal city street. A car pulled up alongside him, and a middle-aged passenger in a religious habit leaned his head out of the window. "What happened to you?" he asked. More »

Prayer in Five Movements

Do the Scripture readings you hear at church on Sunday remain with you as you move into the week? Or do you tend to forget them—sometimes even before Mass is over? Do you usually understand the readings and prayerfully reflect on how to put them into practice? More »

It’s Like Looking into a Mirror

During this Year for Priests, I have been reflecting on my vocation and the different ways God has worked in my life since my ordination. More »