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Visions and Revelations

Visions and Revelations in the Development of the Spiritual Life A brief survey of the evolution of the highest spiritual life in the light of

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

“The solemnity of the Corpus Domini [Body of the Lord] is not just the simple memorial of a historical event which took place almost two thousand years ago at the Last Supper; rather, it recalls us to the ever-present reality of Jesus always living in our midst.” – Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Why did Jesus institute the Eucharist? Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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A Kneeling Theology

Our greater awareness of method and recourse to technology in theology today seems to be at the expense of prayer. Very few scholars teach or write as if they believe that contemplation is of any objective value to the theological enterprise or that mystical wisdom has any real importance for the life of the Church.

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Ash Wednesday

Meditation on Ash Wednesday, an excerpt from Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen’s Carmelite classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Yes of Perfect Consent

What does perfect consent consist of … and when and where does it happen? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his “Divine Intimacy” book, a classical Carmelite meditation guide.

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Courageous and Impatient Love

What is the property of love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Passive Purification

What is the usual way God purifies us? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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