Tag: Mortification

The Way of the Cross

How does the way of the Cross conform us to Christ? Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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What is Mortification?

Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question about what mortification is and how it helps us to practice it.

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Conversion of Saint Paul

As we celebrate today’s feast, we need to be attentive to how St. Paul’s conversion and life are applicable to our own, from a homily by St. John Chrysostom.

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Guard of the Senses

Why is important to practice custody (or guard) of the senses? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Corporal Mortification

Here’s an important question for Lent which starts on Wednesday: What is the purpose of corporal mortification? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Feast of All Carmelite Saints

What is this Feast of All Carmelite Saints” about? Find out as Liz Estler reflects on the very famous, and not so famous, Carmelites who have climbed the Mountain of the Lord.

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The Cross of Father DiAngelo

What might the dark night look like for a priest? For that matter, what might the dark night look like for anyone? Find out in this profoundly moving video “The Cross of Father DiAngelo” by Richard K. Carlton, on this memorial of St. John Vianney, patron of priests, confessors and pastors.

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The Interior Apostolate

What is the interior apostolate? And, what does it consist of? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects, in this excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Hidden Life

What lessons does Jesus’ hidden life teach us? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on this excerpt from the classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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