I read stories about people who while living as prodigal sons sensed ‘something missing’ only to find it in the Church and came home to great rejoicing. Yet I had lived my whole life in the Church, and still felt an absence, an emptiness, a profound lack of joy. Like the prodigal’s older brother, I wondered, “Where is my feast?” – Grace Abruzzo
Our distinctiveness is an image of the Divine.
David Torkington explains that true renewal of the liturgy is dependent on a renewal of authentic Christian love, growing out of deep prayer.
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.
“This endless, ongoing, ever-expanding bliss planned for us by God from the beginning is the measure of the ‘height and depth, the length and breadth’ of his love for us that surpasses the understanding.” David John Torkington resumes his mini-course on prayer today.
What can a stage teach us about the spiritual life?
David Torkington explains how the dark nights serve to surface hidden sins and purify our souls of inclinations we may not have even been aware of.
Love is a lightning rod, says David Torkington, igniting a life of contemplative prayer.