What’s the Difference Between a Prophet and a Psychic?

Mosaic of the Prophet Isaiah by Michelangelo (courtesy of WikiCommons Jorg Bittner Unna)

AH writes: “My friend asked: ‘As far as psychic work the Gifts of the Holy Spirit included the gift of Prophecy… isn’t that psychic ability. Just a different name’?”

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Watching the Hollywood Medium for Kicks

BC writes: “My friend and I get a real kick out of Tyler Henry, the Hollywood Medium, and love watching his show. We’re both Catholic and know what he’s doing is against Scripture, but we only watch it for entertainment. Is it okay to do this as long as we don’t endorse this kind of work?”

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Reader Recounts “Terrible” Experience with Order of Exorcists

We recently published a blog about the so-called Order of Exorcists which many believe is a legitimate order of the Catholic Church. They are not! The following testimony is from someone who found out the hard way that this organization is to be avoided at all costs (literally).

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Yoga Instructor Followed “Voice” That Got Her Lost for 17 Days

A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor said she was following a “voice” during a hike on Maui that not only got her lost, but left her stranded in the wilderness for 17 days.

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Exorcists Witness: Mary, Defender Against Demons

(Painting by Peter Paul Rubens 1577-1640 courtesy of WikiCommons)

Catholics traditionally consider the month of May as a time of particularly deep Marian devotion. Contemplation on the exalted life, mission, role and dignity of the Virgin Mary is rich and efficacious for growth in faith, hope, and love. Scripture, Tradition, and the saints attest to the role of Mary as God’s chosen Woman in the defeat of evil spirits.

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What is This Strange Bundle of “Sticks” Under My Daughter’s Bed?

DG writes: “Help! I found a strange bundle of sticks in my daughter’s room. They were tied together with a twine string and had a crystal attached. I found them hidden in a shoebox under her bed. I’m afraid they might be associated with witchcraft. Do you know what they are?”

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What “Spirituality” Is Your Child Learning in Public School?

Just because most public schools no longer promote Christian spirituality doesn’t mean they are “spirituality-free.” As this recently received email explains, many schools are merely replacing Christian spirituality with other forms of “spirituality” – including that of the New Age and the occult.

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