On this day for the last time in the cycle of the liturgical year, the Church invites us to contemplate the mystery of Jesus’ humble, hidden life.
St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
What do St. Alphonsus, St. Bonaventure, St. Catherine of Siena all have to say about the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects on the Day Jesus Christ was born for us, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
Meeting each morning as an opportunity for prayer and love – in motherhood, in the workplace, in the many nooks and crannies of the world – that is possible. And it strengthens us for the heroic, the impossible, the possible-only-with God. That is the secret of St. Gianna, Claire Dwyer reveals.
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is in perfect harmony with the spirit of Advent; while the soul is preparing for the coming of the Redeemer, it is fitting to think of her, the all-pure one, who was His Mother.
In what way is Christ the King? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on the last Solemnity and Sunday of the Church’s liturgical year, in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.