While Contemplative Prayer is a gift from God, one can seek to pray in a contemplative way. Connie Rossini explains.
What constitutes interior silence? And just how important is it?
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson interview Christopher Carstens on participation in the liturgy and the beauty of the collect, or opening prayer, of the Mass.
Fr. Romano Guardini, whose cause for sainthood has been opened, reflects on the importance of the stillness and silence of the Mass.
What can we learn from Nazareth? Blessed Pope Paul VI explains what Jesus’ family can teach us on the Feast of the Holy Family today.
How and why should we pray? Fr. Michael Najim explains how seeking the Lord is more important than always asking Him for stuff!
Dan Burke and Melissa Elson interview Dr. Christopher Blum on his book “A Mind at Peace: Reclaiming an Ordered Soul in the Age of Distraction”.
What can we learn from today’s Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary? Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
Dr. Anthony Lilles reviews Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen’s “The Way of Prayer” (2nd edition), a practical commentary on St. Teresa of Avila’s “Way of Perfection” which was just published.
Dan and Melissa strongly recommend watching “The Passion of the Christ” on Good Friday evening to more effectively meditate on the brutal reality that Our Lord entered into to redeem the world.
Find out about one of the most admirable characteristics found in the life of Jesus Christ, our Master and our Model, when Servant of God Archbishop Luis Martinez reflects.
How can we find spiritual peace amid the storms of life? Charlie McKinney shares a reflection from “When God is Silent” by Servant of God Luis Martinez.
Find out about Blessed Marie-Eugene of the Child Jesus and his contribution to Carmelite spirituality from Liz Estler’s brief survey of his life and work.
Why is silence in the liturgy so important? Cynthia Trainque reflects on this important aspect of the liturgy.
Dan and Melissa strongly recommend watching The Passion of the Christ on Good Friday evening to more effectively meditate on the brutal reality that Our Lord entered into to redeem the world.