Category: Mortification

What is Mortification?

Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question about what mortification is and how it helps us to practice it.

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Conversion of Saint Paul

As we celebrate today’s feast, we need to be attentive to how St. Paul’s conversion and life are applicable to our own, from a homily by St. John Chrysostom.

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Guard of the Senses

Why is important to practice custody (or guard) of the senses? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Corporal Mortification

Here’s an important question for Lent which starts on Wednesday: What is the purpose of corporal mortification? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Preparing for Lent Part 2

Preparing for Lent Part 2 – Divine Intimacy Radio Preparing for Lent Part 2: Here’s what a recent listener said about the show: “I just

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Preparing for Lent Part 1

Dear Friends – here are the show notes for our second Divine Intimacy Radio Show on the topic of Preparing for Lent: If you enjoy

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The Proof of Love

Presence of God – O Jesus Crucified, make me understand that the Cross is the greatest proof of love. MEDITATION After the Incarnation, the Cross

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