For today’s Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an excerpt from Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen’s classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy” which addresses Mary’s spousal relationship with the Holy Spirit.
Today’s solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is perfectly suited to the Advent season. Reflect with Liz Estler on short selections from “Divine Intimacy” and the “Liturgy of the Hours”.
When Joy is Wrong According to St John of the Cross We’re all aware we shouldn’t take inordinate pleasure in earthly/temporal goods (which remains