What does St Peter of Alcantara teach about preparation for meditation? Why is posture during prayer important? How do Christian traditions differ from eastern, non-Christian traditions on prayer posture?
Demonic Attacks 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Part 2, Day 27 Reflections Divine Intimacy Radio St. Teresa orders her brother, Lorenzo, to get some
What did advice did St. Teresa of Avila give her brother on “the discipline” and moving into the prayer of quiet? How do acquired and infused contemplation differ? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explain in this Divine Intimacy Radio Show on Dan’s book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.
What is a hair shirt? Did St Teresa of Avila actually recommend them? Find out how voluntary mortification is to be done…and under what circumstances. Involuntary mortification is addressed as well.
Fr Barron Comments on Pope John Paul II and Self-Mortification What is self-mortification? Is it an ascetical practice? And, what is the truth about self-mortification,