A Spiritual Hunger

A quick look at the world around us confirms that people are fundamentally spiritual creatures. While some chose the path of atheism, those who profess to have some sort of spiritual or religious belief far outnumber those who deny it. Humankind reaches out to touch the spiritual and the divine with trembling hands, yearning with trepidation for the hidden wonders and mysteries that await.

Spirituality can take many forms, whether that's an interest in crystals, using tarot cards, astrology, i-ching or other forms of divination to tell the future, Buddhist chanting, neopagan Nordic or wiccan beliefs, occultism, reiki, or even the tremendous popularity of entertainment media which touches on the supernatural, like Harry Potter, Star Wars, and so on.

Many who describe themselves as spiritual or agnostic have few formal beliefs but simply remain open to the possibilities without really having much interest in organised religion or spiritual activities.

While people travel these roads for different reasons and with different goals, every seeker hears a call in their hearts, although sometimes it is only a whisper, and tries to answer it, searching for an encounter with the mystical and asking a question.

Anyone asking a question by definition wants to learn more, so it only makes sense to take a little time to learn about the spiritual path that shaped the world we live in today, in so many different ways! And even if today isn't that day, the door is always open.

Earnest and honest venturers will learn there is no greater reservoir of spirituality and the supernatural than the Catholic faith, the mysterium tremendum et fascinans, the great and awesome mystery. The question being asked can only be answered fully by Catholicism, where all journeys lead in the end.

Please take a look through this site and enjoy the chant below, prepared and performed by others just like you in times past and to this day. The treasures of the Faith are your treasures too, and you will find them where such songs are sung.


The most beautiful journey

If you would like to learn about practical everyday ways you can grow in the Faith, you can find some thoughts and suggestions in the fundamentals section. If you have questions or reservations about Catholic teachings, take a look at the section on understanding.


Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

Matthew 7:7

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All our religion is but a false religion,
and all our virtues are mere illusions
and we ourselves are only hypocrites in the sight of God,
if we have not that universal charity for everyone -
for the good,
and for the bad,
for the poor and for the rich,
and for all those who do us harm
as much as those who do us good.

- St John Vianney


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