Category Archives: Psychology


3 Black Friday Mind Tricks You Can Withstand

Marketers pull out all the stops to entice us into the stores and into large purchases on Black Friday. This post explains 3 of their major ploys, and offers some antidotes. It finishes with a Benedictine perspective. Continue reading

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No good works where pride abides

St Benedict wrote this chapter for doing good works – but seems to rework the monk. What’s up? Continue reading

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Vatican hosts conference on prescription drugs and children

Although the mainstream news don't cover them as much, many of the Pontifical Councils, leading Catholic scholars focusing on a particular group or topic, hold conferences that are often able to take a broader view of a topic than the … Continue reading

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