What Friendship Has Taught Me about Redemptive Suffering
I can assist friends in attaining eternal life by uniting my suffering to the redemptive suffering of Christ—this is the mystery of redemptive suffering.
Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences
By looking at patients' accounts of the afterlife, we may be able to infer clues into the afterlife. What parallels can we draw between NDEs and heaven?
Understanding the Complexities of Depression and Spirituality
Since we believe the person is both body and soul, it is possible to have physical and psychological and/or spiritual causes of depression.
Atheism and Religion: Stephen Hawking and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences
In 1968, Pope Paul VI appointed Stephen Hawking, a brilliant theoretical physicist, and atheist to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
Fr. Spitzer's Prayers in Times of Suffering, Trial, and Anxiety
Here are some of Fr. Spitzer's favorite spontaneous prayers for times of trial, suffering, and anxiety. Also download a free sheet of spontaneous prayers.
Contemporary Eucharistic Miracles
There are three major contemporary eucharistic miracles that have been scientifically examined and found to be without natural or physical explanation.
Who We Are
Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D., the President and co-founder of Magis, is a Catholic Priest in the Society of Jesus and former President of Gonzaga University. The Magis Center provides comprehensive and systematic responses to restore, reconstruct, and revitalize belief in God, the transcendent dignity of every person, the significance of virtue, the higher levels of happiness, love, and freedom, and the real presence of Jesus Christ.
Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.
Saint John Paul II: Fides et Ratio