“The spiritual life, our relationship with God, is eternal and never-ending. Similarly, the Spiritual Exercises have no ‘end’.” – Debra Black
“Elizabeth lived her life with constant awareness of the life of the Trinity within her. In the center of her soul, the ‘secret cellar,’ she found a bottomless depth of the divine.” – Claire Dwyer
“Here is freedom. You cannot steal from a man who owns nothing, and you cannot threaten a man who has nothing to lose; you cannot deprive a man who has Jesus Christ.” – Monsignor Charles Pope
Christine Flynn explains how reading about Padre Pio helped her overcome her reluctance to embrace Christian mysticism.
Meet the man who introduced Pope St. John Paul to the Carmelite Saints!
Monsignor Pope takes up the topic of humility in prayer as St. Teresa of Avila presents it in her treatise The Way of Perfection.
Feelings are, in the end, just feelings. They are a gift, but they cannot last—they must give way in order for us to grow in the holy virtue of faith. Faith is an entirely free gift of God–but it is something to be asked for, assented to, nourished, and practiced. Or else we can find ourselves “shipwrecked.” (I Timothy 1:19) Claire Dwyer continues her series.
What is your motto? Elizabeth of the Trinity was asked when she entered the convent. What was her answer? What would your answer be? Claire Dwyer continues her series.