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Magis CenterMay 30, 20233 min read

Suicide in Catholicism

Suicide in Catholicism is often misunderstood. Here, Fr. Spitzer answers an EWTN viewer's personal question regarding a loved one's suicide.
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Magis CenterMay 15, 20237 min read

Why Do Good People Suffer?

A look at the story of Job and an answer to the commonly asked question, 'Why do good people suffer?' 
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Lindsay RudegeairMay 4, 20239 min read

The Spiritual Meaning of Depression

Since a person is both body and soul, it is possible to have a spiritual meaning of depression as well as just a physical meaning.
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Maggie Ciskanik, M.S., MSc.March 28, 20235 min read

The Beam in Your Eye: Thinking Traps that Can Blind You

A discussion about thinking traps, how we can overcome them, and how they are a segue for us to become the best version of ourselves.
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Joel FernandesMarch 20, 20232 min read

Overcoming Loneliness, Isolation, and Failed Relationships

Take a look at the numbers for marriages and divorces and then see how love is the answer to overcoming loneliness.
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Magis CenterFebruary 25, 20238 min read

Almsgiving: in the Bible, as Justice, and Everyday

Almsgiving is the act of giving our abundance to others—it is an act we should carry out daily and see as a means of justice.
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Magis CenterNovember 11, 20226 min read

The Interior and Exterior Consequences of Original Sin

What effects are left by original sin? These are both the interior and exterior consequences of original sin and how we can overcome them.
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Magis CenterSeptember 27, 20227 min read

Why Does God Allow Evil in the World?

Why does god allow evil in the world? Here, we will flesh out one of the most common answers to this question, unpacking it point by point.
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Matthew A. TsakanikasAugust 4, 202214 min read

A Catechesis for 'God Butchers': The Metaphysics of Time and Eternity

Author Matthew Tsakanikas discusses fighting the new atheism—'God Butchers'—in the wake of suffering, darkness, and pain.
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Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.June 29, 20225 min read

Fr. Spitzer on How to Pray for Your Enemies and Forgive

Jesus mentions forgiveness more often than any other injunction in the New Testament. Fr. Spitzer shares the power in a prayer for your enemies.
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Magis CenterSeptember 28, 20211 min read

Angry with God? Here's Fr. Spitzer's Advice on How to Overcome Anger

In this clip from Fr. Spitzer’s Universe, a viewer asks Fr. Spitzer if it is okay to ever be angry with God.
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Magis CenterAugust 12, 20212 min read

A Reminder of the Opportunities in Suffering

With Christ, we can put our suffering to work for us and the world—and find opportunities to grow in virtue and to grow the church as a whole. 
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