Tag: Meditations

The Practice of Patience

How do we acquire the practice of patience? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains how God Himself prepares the perfect way to this virtue, an excerpt from Father’s classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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117. The Touch of the Lord (Mark 7:31-37)

What does Jesus’ cure of the deaf and dumb man have to do with us? Find out in this excerpt for this coming Sunday’s Gospel from Fr. John Bartunek’s meditation book “The Better Part”.

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Simplicity

How does someone acquire the virtue of holy simplicity? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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115. Hard-Hearted Hypocrisy (Mark 7:1-23)

Do you praise someone to their face and hate them in your heart? Do we profess Christ at Mass but fight in the parking lot? How does hypocrisy keep us from allegiance to God? Fr. John Bartunek reflects on this coming Sunday’s Gospel in an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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Prudence and Rectitude

How does the virtue of prudence regulate our lives? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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259. Free to Stay or Go (John 6:60-71)

Why do many Disciples leave Jesus while the Twelve stay with Him? What’s required of the Apostles? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on this coming Sunday’s Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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258. Eating Right (John 6:52-59)

How do we know that Jesus is truly giving us His Body and Blood in Holy Communion? Find out when Fr John Bartunek reflects on this coming Sunday’s Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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The Measure of Fraternal Charity

How are we supposed to love both God and neighbor? What is the enemy of fraternal charity? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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