Symptoms of demonic interference may appear on various surfaces and be characterized by various scales of intensity, apply to people, animals, places and objects. An exorcist priest’s task is to recognise the scope of the evil spirit’s action in a given case. His evaluation is usually conducted after medical examinations in order to exclude, e.g. mental disorders or a natural genesis of the phenomena.
The list of spiritual threats possibly resulting in demonic tormenting presented below is not exhaustive and contains the most common of contemporary practices. It was constructed based on the knowledge of the Church (the Roman Ritual), exorcist priests books and testimonies of people freed from the evil spirits actions.
Anneliese Michel (born on 21 September 1952 in Leibfing, Bavaria, died on 1 July 1976 in Klingenberg am Main). She experienced a multiple possession. Fr. Ernst Alt, Anneliese’s spiritual guide, whom she let into her secrets, says that the girl voluntarily accepted the suffering accompanying a possession as expiation for other people’s sins. She became a sort of a prison for evil spirits, thus limiting their work in the world.
The recordings of exorcisms of Anneliese Michel PRAY BEFORE LISTENING: Holy Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do you, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God cast into hell Satan and all … Read more