Fr. Spitzer's Six Prayers for Suffering, Trial, and Anxiety
Here are some of Fr. Spitzer's favorite spontaneous prayers for suffering, trials, and anxiety. Also, download a free sheet of spontaneous prayers.
God and Suffering
Fr. Spitzer presents explores the question 'why does God allow suffering?' and the five opportunities of suffering.
Suffering and God's Top Priority
Why doesn't God remove suffering from your life—despite your many pleas for relief? Fr. Spitzer explains God's top priorities in suffering and healing.
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.
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?'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.