Discernment of Spirits
DOS#10 Discernment of Spirits w/ Fr. Timothy Gallagher

Episode 10 -The Eighth Rule:

Let him who is in desolation labor to be in patience, which is contrary to the vexations which come to him: and let him think that he will soon be consoled, employing against the desolation the devices, as is said in the sixth Rule.

ignatius3 The Discernment of Spirits: Setting the Captives Free – Serves as an introduction to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

The 14 Rules for Discerning Spirits –
“The Different Movements Which Are Caused In The Soul”
as outlined by St. Ignatius of Loyola can be found here

Father Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V., was ordained in 1979 as a member of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, a religious community dedicated to retreats and spiritual formation according to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.  Fr. Gallagher is featured on the EWTN series “Living the Discerning Life:  The Spiritual Teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola”. 

For more information on how to obtain copies of Fr. Gallaghers’s various books and audio which are available for purchase, please visit  his  website: www.frtimothygallagher.org

 For the other episodes in this series visit
Fr. Timothy Gallagher’s “Discerning Hearts” page

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  1. […] One of the best guides in this matter that I know is Father Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V. In his latest book, The Discernment of Spirits he describes the process of discernment in the most understandable and simplest ways I’ve ever read. He’s using real life examples to show how this works (one of the cases is based on an interview with me and his insight and explanations are superbly helpful. The book is actually the last of a series – I recommend each one of them – and even more so, if you have a chance to every attend an event or a retreat with Fr. Tim, definitely go for it. Here’s a taste of it on the Discerning Hearts Blog. […]

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