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What is Spirituality?

Spirituality can be defined as connecting ourselves with God by various means. It can be done through prayer and meditation as well as finding God in all things including nature In addition, we connect with God by giving unconditional help to others. Thoughts, words and actions that come from our hearts can be spiritual.

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Various Ways to a Spiritual Life

As Catholics, we strive to live our life through spiritual practice. These are a few of the many different ways we can express our spirituality through the Catholic faith:

Each of the way above offers very different approaches to how we can live a spiritual life. Please click on the links and explore the one that appeals to you. In doing so, we hope you find the one that best suits you and your spirituality.

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Schools of Spirituality:
www.spiritualorientations.com — This link provides a wealth of information about many aspects of spirituality, including "spiritual tools" to help deepen spiritual lives.

Various Forms of Spirituality: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_spirituality

Further Information on Spirituality: www.salvationhistory.com/library/liturgy/prayer/spirituality_traditions.cfm

Additional links for Spirituality and Prayers are at the end of this Section