Purifications of the Church–and ourselves–are painful but necessary prerequisites for receiving the fullness of Christ’s promises,
David Torkington teaches.
In the Dark Night, one thing alone can save us: Love. David Torkington illustrates the devotions that reach beyond human frailty and help our love to rise to the heart of the Father.
One small verse repeated from the heart can be a lifeline for a soul in the Night. David Torkington reveals a secret of the saints.
The morning offering is the beginning of a life lived completely in self-donative love, united to Jesus and given to the Father. David Torkington explains how this practice took root in the lives of the first Christians.
David Torkington reflects on his early experiences of prayer and the importance of seeking God for God alone and not for his consolations.
David Torkington shares his powerful personal story of moving through the first stages of prayer.
David Torkington encourages us to persevere in prayer, even in the dry times, for that is the only path into contemplation.
Join Dan and Stephanie Burke as they answer your questions about the dark night of the soul, lectio divina, concentration during prayer and the differences between the purgative and illuminative stages of prayer.