Category: Spiritual Direction

Invitation to Sanctity

Holiness of life? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains God’s invitation to sanctity, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”, a great way to begin the Advent season.

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The Yes of Perfect Consent

What does perfect consent consist of … and when and where does it happen? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his “Divine Intimacy” book, a classical Carmelite meditation guide.

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Courageous and Impatient Love

What is the property of love? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen explains in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Passive Purification

What is the usual way God purifies us? Find out when Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Custom Made Cross

When God chooses our penance, it is far more powerful than any cross we pick up ourselves. Claire Dwyer reflects on passive purification.

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