"Seeking Union with God" Online Spiritual Formation Program
Lesson #1: Discovering Our Ultimate Purpose
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Lesson #2: Our Ultimate Decision
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Lesson #3: An Introduction to Prayer
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Lesson #4: Meditation
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Lesson #5: Problems and Progress in Prayer
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Lesson #6: Growing in Holiness and Virtue
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Lesson #7: Renewing Our Mind
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Lesson #8: Your Own Spiritual Rule of Life
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Lesson #9: Stages of the Spiritual Life
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Lesson #10: The Mass and Sacraments
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Lesson #11: Loving God and Neighbor
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Lesson #12: Discernment
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Class Assignment and Feedback for
Lesson #12: Discernment and
Various Topics related to Spiritual Direction

Assignment: What have you learned or decided to incorporate into your life as a result of this spiritual formation course? Do you have any general comments about the course? Would you like to see additional online courses such as this, and if so, what topics interest you? Please enter your lesson feedback below.

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Joan, Cape Cod, USA
Posted 92 days ago
Chris, Dover, NH, USA
Posted 251 days ago
Thru this course I have looked at my current practice and have been able to glimpse what I am missing. Spiritual formation is a process, like climbing a mountain we all arrive at the summit eventually to see a magnificent view. Sometimes the path is well trodden, sometimes it is steep and rocky and sometimes we fall off it and bushwhack. And sometimes we "where no man has gone before".
Irene/ England
Posted 381 days ago
This course has transformed my spiritual life and I will continue to refer to the lessons for support and guidance indefinitely.I will miss looking forward to what I can learn in the next lesson, so I hope that Kathy will consider putting on further courses.The Divine Office would be of interest to me, but I would be interested in any other courses which Kathy puts on, as the quality, wisdom and love that she puts into them I have been able to find nowhere else.Blessings and love to all who have taken this course, and to those are just beginning it, may the Holy Spirit guide you always, on your spiritual journey.
Isidore Rita Lee, Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted 398 days ago
In Lesson #12, I have learned that discernment is vital in my life as I lack the understanding of an examination of conscience before sleeping, obeying God's will in contrast to the self-will, to incorporate habit on reading scripture reflections on seeking God's guidance and will daily, seeking true spiritual friendship to grow or engage a wise counsel like a spiritual director.

So, the discernment of spirit must assist me to recognise God's little voice in me to follow Him by practising the 7 Capital Virtues to counteract the 7 Capital (Deadly) Sins. We need God's grace in helping us in transformation,

Private revelations on the apparitions of Mary are not a part of our deposit of Faith and one is not obliged to believe in any one of them, even approved ones. One must realised that the devil might appeared as "the angel of light" to confuse the truth. Let us walk by faith and not by sight.

The daily need of meditation of spiritual discernment on how to act during in consolation or desolation period is practical and effective in helping spiritual growth.

Thank you very much for this online spiritual formation program that gives such invaluable treasure for spiritual growth to those seeking God. May God bless you, Kathryn for this.

Life is a journey and we are pilgrims in this world and each of of us has a vocation and we must choose life by putting God as the compass in our lives every day!

I would like to learn topics on purgatory, hell and heaven.
Patricia, Wayne, NJ, USA
Posted 496 days ago
I have loved and learned from every single lesson in this course. In the final lesson I want to incorporate "What is God's love in the present circumstances of my life? I also take with me on my journey prayer and spending quality time with God, contemplative prayer of scripture, growing in holiness and virtue. In fact I take everything I learned with me on my faith journey.
I am very grateful to God and to the Catholic Spiritual Formation program for such wonderful gifts. And yes, I would love to see more teachings like these.
jackie Malta NY USA
Posted 600 days ago
No one who is trying to make spiritual progress should attempt to do it alone. A spiritual director is the best person to help or if one is not available a spiritual person or a friend. A director can see things objectively and aid the person in examining his or her motives, desires, consolations and desolations in one's life. As this course taught me, in seeking union with God not only am I seeking to love God with my whole heart and soul, but to do His will at all times. We are all created to be saints and live with Him forever. To see him face to face in the beatific vision. I want that more than anything. With His grace I will arrive there some day.

Thanks for these twelve lessons and for a future course what about lessons in teaching the Office of the Hours? I have been doing my best with it but since we are praying with the universal Church I would like to join my personal prayer with the Word of God and the voice of the church in the way it should be prayed.
eileen patchogue ny usa
Posted 672 days ago
I still have lot to learn to let go and let God. I tend to give problems to God for about 10 minutes. I am also still trying to discern where my next step in life will take me. I enjoyed this course very much and have recommended it to friends.
Mike B,Greenville, SC
Posted 764 days ago
This is what I shall now LIVE by! " today and everyday to follow Jesus and to put our lives entirely in His hands.Allowing Him to be in the driver's seat of my live to take me where He wants me to go.
Posted 1172 days ago
I can offer my suffering to God in reparation for my sins, conversion of souls and salvation of souls...
Michael, Columbia, MO USA
Posted 1255 days ago
This lesson is fabulous. I have bookmarked all the links and will refer to them often. I am particularly impressed by St. Ignatius' spirituality, along with St. John of the Cross and Theresa of Avila.
I am in the process of seeking out a spiritual director and becoming a spiritual director. Your course has led me along the path I feel God is calling me.


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