Tag: Dark Night of the Soul

Strong and Active Love

What makes for strong and active love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on how the saints exemplified this type of love, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Excellence of Charity

Why is charity the most excellent of virtues? Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Courageous and Impatient Love

What is the property of love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Hope

How does hope help our faith? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on the virtue of hope in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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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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Easter and the Resurrection

Easter is upon us! Rejoice in the triumph of Christ! On this edition of Divine Intimacy Radio, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson discuss the glory of the Resurrection and the dramatic changes it brought in the lives of Christ’s disciples.

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Humble and Reverent Love

How do the saints espouse humble and reverent love? Find out when Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects on what various saints have to say.

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Interior Trials

How does God purify the soul? Find out about the trials of the Dark Night in this excerpt from the Carmelite classic “Divine Intimacy” by Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen where he quote St. John of the Cross and Blessed Louis de Bois and Elisabeth of the Trinity

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The Night of the Spirit

The Night of the Spirit Presence of God – Pour forth, O Lord, into my soul greater love and greater courage, that I may willingly

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