How Does Spiritual Healing Work?

When faced with a deep wound, should you root it out or offer it up? Is it best to seek help from Jesus or a doctor?

Today, Fr. Mark-Mary addresses the practical dos and don’ts for a Catholic approach to healing. Pain and affliction are inevitable within a fallen world–it’s what you do with that wound that matters. Father explains man’s tendency to overemphasize or downplay past or present hurts. He encourages us to invite the Lord to restore and renew our lives on this lifetime journey of healing.

A Fun, Easy Way to Show Teens the “Big Picture” of the Bible

Venture: The Bible Timeline for High School introduces teenagers to the “big picture” of salvation history in a way that is simple to understand and easy to teach. 

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Meet Fr. Mark-Mary

Father Mark-Mary was ordained as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR) in 2018 and lives at a friary in the Bronx.

The mission of the CFRs is to wholeheartedly embrace Jesus through fidelity to the Church and her Sacraments. Paired with their commitment to prayer, contemplation, and study of Sacred Scripture, the CFRs serve those around them, especially the poor, in the footsteps of Christ.

Discover beautiful music from the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary’s book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Spiritual Progressboth available from Ascension.