How to Be Happy When You’re Never Satisfied (Christian Simplicity)

Do you find yourself often caught in the tension between wanting more and pursuing a lifestyle of “less is more?” Do you find yourself drawn to ideas like minimalism and essentialism?

Today Fr. Mark-Mary shares some secrets from the spiritual life to finding happiness and deep satisfaction in Christian contentment.

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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.