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.
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.
St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
David Torkington’s mini-course on prayer, part 4, on the way to mystical union and ecstatic joy, mystical revelations, praying without ceasing, and more!
David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer series with part 3 on how it is in giving that we receive.