Tag: St. Therese of Lisieux

Thy Face is My Fatherland: Under the Gaze of God

Some of the greatest saints of the Church  – and through Scripture, even God Himself – have used the example of gazing into the eyes of another to try to capture the beautiful and astonishingly real experience of God’s great love in the soul: contemplative prayer.  Claire Dwyer reflects.

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Various Forms of the Apostolate

How many forms of the apostolate are there? And, how do we distinguish between them? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen instructs on and reflects in today’s excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Avila Institute Fall Courses

There are two upcoming fall courses at the Avila Institute called “Contemplative Prayer and the Angelic Doctor” and “Growth in Holiness: Doctors of the Interior Life.” You will learn wisdom from the saints and their pursuit of God. Register online to find out more about these two intriguing classes!

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Mary’s Apostolate

How is Mary the model of both contemplative and apostolic souls? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in today’s excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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