David Torkington explains that true renewal of the liturgy is dependent on a renewal of authentic Christian love, growing out of deep prayer.
David Torkington reflects on his early experiences of prayer and the importance of seeking God for God alone and not for his consolations.
“It is not by suffering that a person is united with God, but by love.” With these words, Francis of Assisi was transformed and with him, the world.
St. Francis radically revolutionized the practice of prayer and spiritual life within the Church. David Torkington shares another segment of his series on prayer.
The birth of new religious orders breathed new life into the Church. David Torkington continues his history of the Mystical Tradition.
Did the early Christians reach the heights of mystical prayer? David Torkington continues his series on contemplation.