Category: Meditations

159. Basic Training (Luke 3:10-20)

How did St. John the Baptist prepare the way for Jesus? How was he different from Jesus? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on the Gospel for this coming Sunday, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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Seeking God in Our Daily Duties

How important are our usual daily duties and obligations? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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225. Endgame (Luke 21:25-38)

Fr. John Bartunek reflects the Day of the Lord, the coming of the Messiah, and the end times, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part” on this coming Sunday’s Gospel.

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Perfect Union

If someone is in perfect union with God, can they still be affected by evil? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in today’s excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Divine Invitation

Do we respond gratefully, or with ingratitude, for all that God has done for us? On this Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Strong and Active Love

What makes for strong and active love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on how the saints exemplified this type of love, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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136. History Unveiled (Mark 13:14-27)

What does Christ have to say about the final days? Learn from Fr. John Bartunek’s reflection on Mark 13:14:27 (a partial rendering of Sunday’s Gospel continued in the subsequent meditation online today), an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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137. Staying Ready (Mark 13:28-37)

What else does Christ have to say about staying ready for the end of time … and when it will come? Learn from Fr. John Bartunek’s reflection on this coming Sunday’s Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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The Development of Love

How does the Lord develop our love for Him? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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134. A Mighty Heart (Mark 12:38-44)

What does God really want from us? Find out in this reflection from Fr. John Bartunek on Sunday’s upcoming Gospel on widow’s mite and self-righteousness, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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