Mortification and Acts of Mercy with Claire Dwyer This is episode 2 of 4 with Claire Dwyer, author of This Present Paradise: A Spiritual Journey
When God chooses our penance, it is far more powerful than any cross we pick up ourselves. Claire Dwyer reflects on passive purification.
What should true mortification aim at?
Why is the Cross good for us? Why do we need passive suffering?
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.
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”.
Fr. John Bartunek explains how the interior motive is different between penance and mortification … and how each can be done during Lent!
Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question about what mortification is and how it helps us to practice it.
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.
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”.