David Torkington expounds on the difference between authentic Christian contemplation and its counterfeits.
“Learning to pray, learning to open ourselves to God, is like anything else: it needs practice and it takes time. There is no accomplishment of any worth that I know of that you can attain merely by desiring to have it.” David Torkington urges us to persevere and practice prayer.
David Torkington concludes his series on prayer with an important overview of fundamentals of our faith.
If reforms had renewed the practice and teaching of authentic prayer, it could have saved the Church much misunderstanding and grief. David Torkington shares his own experience and illustrates that for us, at least, it is not too late.
David Torkington explains that true renewal of the liturgy is dependent on a renewal of authentic Christian love, growing out of deep prayer.
Marriage is not only a beautiful earthly reality but also a mystical sign and symbol of something greater than itself. David Torkington expands our understanding of this sacrament.
Death to self allows us to receive the infused virtues–the sign and fruit of contemplative prayer. David Torkington reveals the wisdom of the Church as his series continues.
Purifications of the Church–and ourselves–are painful but necessary prerequisites for receiving the fullness of Christ’s promises,
David Torkington teaches.