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Website Review: Catholic Spiritual Direction

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Catholic Spiritual Direction is an online effort to help people come to the Lord by providing them with readings, books, and documents, especially on the topic of spiritual direction. Of special interest are the Douay-Rheims Bible, the works of Saint John of the Cross, Thomas à Kempis and Saint Louis de Montfort. The site is owned and operated by Kathryn Marcellino, a lay member of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCDS)

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 10/16/2003; Last Updated: 02/11/2014

  1. Fidelity: Excellent
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Normal


  • Spiritual direction files  Resources  Example(s)
  • Great source for online writings of the saints  Resources 
  • Moral issues files  Resources  Example(s)
  • Catholic links  Resources 
  • Available in French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, and Chinese  Resources 


  • Fidelity: Link to Order of St. Benedict (Life of St. Benedict)
  • Useability: Pages are long and text-heavy


Catholicism > Morals
Culture > Literature
Persons > Saints
Catholicism > Catholic Life

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Catholic Spiritual Direction
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