Monthly Archives: March 2023
Messages from Beyond: What’s Wrong with Automatic Writing?
MB asks: “Is there any danger in automatic writing? Some kids I know like to fool around with it and say they get messages ‘from beyond.’ Is that possible.”
Can Demons Infest Our Pets?
ST asks: “I heard somewhere that it is possible for demons to enter into our house pets in order to harass us. Is this true?”
Seeing the world as God sees it
“This world and the world to come are two enemies. We cannot therefore be friends to both; but we must decide which we will forsake and which we will enjoy.”
-Pope St. Clement I
Beware of Smishing Scams!
In the last month, I’ve been hit with four smishing scams. These scams are perpetrated via text message rather than email but they’re just as threatening as conventional phishing scams. Here’s how to spot them, and what you can do to protect yourself from becoming the next victim.
How charitable are our thoughts?
“I know now that true charity consists in bearing all our neighbors’ defects-not being surprised at their weakness, but edified at their smallest virtues.”
-Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
“The Pope’s Exorcist” Movie Disappoints
The International Association of Exorcists (IAE) has released a statement criticizing the soon-to-be released Russel Crowe movie entitled, The Pope’s Exorcist, for what appears to be an inaccurate depiction of the Church, the priestly Father Gabriele Amorth, and exorcism in general.
His healing heart
“If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.”
Examine the heart
“You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.”
-Venerable Fulton J. Sheen