Was this devoted Catholic man swept to heaven upon his death as the obituary states?

Here is the opening of an obituary that was publicly posted online. On Monday night, May 18, 2015, the Lord swept Marcell "John" Moore, the dearly loved patriarch of our family, to Heaven, after he'd overcome enormous health challenges for years, valiantly cheating death again and again. That is a sweet and loving opening sentence …

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Discernment review: The mystical practice of Lectio Divina

Several mystical practices have been making their way into the more conservative quarters of the faith. One has been contemplative prayer, or centering prayer. Another practice that crept in from the mystical religions was Lectio Divina. First, what do we mean by 'mysticism'? GotQuestions looks at the blending of the faith with mystical practices, called …

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