Month: April 2016

The Reciprocal Gift

How does God reciprocate us? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on this gift of God in an excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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In Praise of Gentleness

Has anyone asked for your mercy yet during this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy? Are we getting in the way of mercy, in spite of our best intentions? Find out in this short excerpt from Saint Ambrose, Doctor of the Church.

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Spiritual Battle and the Contest of Faith

What does Saint Cyprian have to say about the contest of faith? With what weapons does he exhort to do battle against the enemy? Find out in this excerpt from a letter of his, which is found in the Liturgy of the Hours this month!

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Liturgical Prayer

Why is the liturgical prayer of the Church so important? Find out as Father Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen explains and reflects!

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Pray Always?

How in the world can we pray always? And, how can the Lord always be with us. Find out when the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles reflect on these two realities of post-Resurrection life.

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Aridity and Contemplation

What are the three signs of aridity that come from God and lead to initial contemplation? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen teaches and reflects, an excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Can I Trust Fr Anthony de Mello’s Writings?

Who is Fr Anthony de Mello and can we trust his spiritual writings to lead us to a deeper union with Christ? Dan and Melissa discuss the problems with Fr de Mello’s influential spiritual guidance and the Catholic Church’s position on non-Christian teachings.

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