Discernment of Spiritsby Fr William Most. What kind of Spirit is at work when someone receives a vision, a revelation, or a more routine favor? To determine this is called the discernment of spirits. It is of great importance to find the right answer.
How the Vatican Sees Marian Apparitionsby Jean-Marie Guenois. A good clear summary of the Church's attitude toward Marian apparitions in this interview with Fr. Jesus Castellano, consultant at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome.
Is 'The Poem Of the Man-God' Simply a Bad Novel?Fr Mitch Pacwa SJ presents evidence that Maria Valtorta's multi-volume life of Jesus flirts with heresy and exhibits bad taste and that its claims to authenticity have been rejected by the Church.
Miraclesby Peter Kreeft. The modern sceptic typically assumes that everything we experience can be explained by the sciences without any supernatural agency, any God, any miracles? Here are twelve common forms this objection takes in our day along with twelve responses to those objections by Peter Kreeft.
Miraculous MedalAppearance of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal to St Catherin Laboure at Rue du Bac, Paris, France in 1830
Mystics Prophets & Seersby Fr Felix Bourdier TODC. Rules for the discernment of ordinary and extraordinary phenomena in the spiritual life from the works of the great mystical saints and other authorities. (1988)
Puerto Rican Bishops Warn Against Vassula's False Ecumenismby Fr Brian Harrison OS. The Puerto Rican bishops have followed their colleagues in Italy and Switzerland by warning the island's Catholics against the unauthorized 'ecumenical' activities of Vassula Ryden, the Greek Orthodox mystic who claims to receive voluminous messages from Jesus.