"Many often think of exorcism only in relation to driving out demons from possessed people using ancient prayers. But, truth be told, we all have afflictions, oppressions, temptations and other negative thoughts and drives that are influenced by demons. Such influences may be direct and personal, but there are also sources of error and negativity that come from the world; and the world itself is often under the sway of the 'prince of this world' (Satan) who spreads his lies and hate."
In a recent commentary, Monsignor Charles Pope (pastor of Holy Comforter-Saint Cyprian Parish,
Washington, DC) reflected on how the Word of God, given to us in the Scriptures and Sacred Teachings of the Church, is one of Lord’s principal weapons in driving out demons.
To access Msgr. Pope's complete post, please visit:
Community in Mission: The Exorcistic Effect of the Word of God (8 SEP 21)