Berna and I grew up in the Roman Catholic religion. Back in those days, exorcism was defined by the Catholic Church this way:

“When the Church asks publicly and authoritatively in the name of Jesus Christ that a person or object be protected against the power of the Evil One and withdrawn from his dominion, it is called exorcism.”

Or, to put it in plain, simple language, We need to be protected against evil spirits, the devil. (Or “Satan,” if you like.)Read more