Category: Carmelite Spirituality

Returning Love for Love

What is the substance of true devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on today’s solemnity, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Action of the Holy Spirit

Why is it necessary for us to learn how the Holy Spirit works in us? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in an excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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A Divine Darkness

Claire Dwyer explores the mystical reality of the “Dark Night” through the experience of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity.

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The Life of a Carmelite

“The contemplative nun rises in the morning to pray and work and obey and die a little more to herself, to offer herself for the Church with all the missionary zeal of the apostles and martyrs and in total union with them.  And not one moment or ounce of her strength is wasted or dissipated.” Claire Dwyer continues her series on St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

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