Tag: devil

Teaching, Videos

Two Kinds of Levitations: Upright versus Inverted

Once in speaking on the Holy Trinity with St. Teresa of Jesus in the parlor of Carmelite monastery in Avila, St. John of the Cross levitated off the ground. Once, when this same saintly friar was called to exorcize a nun possessed by the devil, the timing happen to land on the eve of this holy feast day. It was about one o’clock when the little friar, John of the Cross, began the solemn prayers of exorcism, but the devil resisted and the hour of vespers came round before the fiend could be driven out. The nuns and the clergy retired to the chapel to chant this hour of the Divine Office…

Articles, Teaching

How to Vanquish the Devil

Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem, at Catholic Answers At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. -Matt. 4:1 The Sundays of Lent begin with a bang in the intense and powerful scene presented to us in the Gospel lesson […]