As we begin the spiritual discipline of Lent today, let us reflect on why it is important to unite ourselves to the sufferings of Christ both spiritually and corporeally.
Why is chastity for everyone? And, what kind of chastity should we practice?
Are we all called to a spirit of poverty?
Why is voluntary poverty so important?
What must we do to achieve union with God?
What do we mean when we speak of a vocation to the Christian life?
Why does the Church celebrate today’s feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple? Find out when Liz Estler explores the history, symbolism, and theology contained therein.
How is it that Christ is our All?
How are we to go about doing the apostolic work which God has called us to? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
What, in particular, does Jesus focus his ire on in his teaching? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in today’s excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.