7 Articles of Spiritual Enlightenment selected from the San Francisco Charismatics, the monthly faith publication of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Office of the Charismatic Renewal.  USA residents, if you would like to receive a free monthly hard copy, send us your snail-mail address .   To make a donation to help spread the Good News, click here. 


Two Creation Stories by Fr. Frank B. Norris, S.S.    The two creation stories of Genesis give us a picture of the Church in Paradise. As we read the tragedy of the first creation story, we see a ray of hope. 
The Spirit's Gift  by Kilian McDonnell, OSB.  Even though Jesus instructed the apostles, something was lacking--the power of the Spirit.  Here is an insight. 
Obedience to Whom?  by Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor.   A lack of understanding of the moral virtue of obedience causes another follower of Christ to think he knows better than the Master. 
His Real Presence  by Patrick Madrid    The author of Surprised by the Truth gives his insight into the teaching of the Real Presence and it's overwhelming scriptural and historical evidence. 
The State of Poverty
by Rev.  John S. Rausch.   If the poor people in America were lumped together in one place, Poverty, USA,  would be the second largest state in the union. 
Mary the Star   by Pope John Paul IIAs the star of the third millennium, Mary's pilgrimage of faith represents a constant point of reference for all humanity--a sign of hope that the least come first in the kingdom..  
More God, Less Government  by Fr. Robert A. Sirico.   What is the threat of having a committed Christian in public life?  Maybe it would help define the proper role of government. 



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