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Divine Intimacy - Meditations on the interior life for every day of the Liturgical year

This Book of Meditations is a classic and is seeped in Carmelite spirituality. For every day it offers two meditations, in liturgical arrangement, that enable the soul to enter the conscious presence of God and to reflect on the theme of the day. These are followed by a "˜Colloquy' that helps the person at prayer to start a friendly conversation with God where acts of praise and love, petition and thanksgiving are made, together with good resolutions for the future. Here we are at the very heart of prayer, which is a heart-to-heart encounter in faith with the living God.

Divine Intimacy is the highest state attainable on earth. In this union of love, the soul produces acts of love which have an immense apostolic influence on a multitude of souls. This knowledge of the ways that lead to God, according to the teaching of the renowned Spanish mystics, is distilled into the pages of this book.

"This book of meditations is meant for all priests, seminarians, religious, the devout laity, all who aspire to greater union with God: that is, to divine intimacy." Pope John XIII

"This Book of Meditations on the interior life for every day of the liturgical year is a pearl of great price. For spiritual reading and personal prayer, it is a treasure, providing sound guidance on the journey of prayer, and a safe companion on the road to holiness and to intimate union with God." Bishop Philip Boyce O.C.D, Bishop of Raphoe, Ireland.

About the Author: Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen, O.C.D., was a Discalced Carmelite priest who became one of the most revered masters of the spiritual life. He acquired a vast knowledge of the ways that lead to holiness and to union with God. His experience with souls, whom he guided to the heights of perfection, was outstanding. He was an expert in the spiritual and mystical doctrine of St. Teresa of Jesus (Avila) and of St. John of the Cross. The Discalced Carmelite nuns of the Monastery of St. Joseph in Rome were the heirs of the Father Gabriel's vast output of published works and private manuscripts. For ten years, he guided these nuns as their confessor and spiritual director, and it was they who helped him to arrange his material in line with the course of the liturgical year, while following the ascent of the soul to transforming union with God, or to "˜Divine Intimacy.'

Leatherbound. 1216 pages.

By Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen, OCD

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  1. 5 years of using

    Posted by Joe on 17th Dec 2014

    I continue to get new insights from this book. I bought this one for a gift. I am a little disappointed as this volume is not quite as nice (no ribbon marker, lower quality cover, etc) HOWEVER this does not lesson the content of the writing. I hope the recipient will be able to find all that I found and more.


  2. An Excellent Book of Meditation

    Posted by JT on 8th Dec 2014

    Have only had it for a few days but this book of meditation and prayer is just what I was looking for. This method is simple and straightforward to adopt. And while it seems so attractive, if embraced, could be so powerful.


  3. An Excellent Book of Meditation

    Posted by JT on 8th Dec 2014

    Have only had it for a few days but this book of meditation and prayer is just what I was looking for. This method is simple and straightforward to adopt. And while it seems so attractive, if embraced, could be so powerful.


  4. Inspired by the Holy Spirit

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Sep 2014

    This precious book is like walking alongside of Jesus and He taking you by the hand and leading you to grow and blossom in all that He asks of you through Holy Scripture on our journey to Paradise.


  5. wow i am blown away

    Posted by Meghan Barry on 12th Feb 2014

    So glad I purchased Divine Intamcy!!


  6. Valuable Daily Spiritual Reflections

    Posted by Marcus on 30th Sep 2013

    Received this book two hours ago. Hence could not give it 5 stars yet, as I have only read today's readings. Comparing to Spiritual Perfection by Aloysus Rodriguez, I find latter more suitable for my needs, though both books are equally good.


  7. Divine Intimacy A Spiritual Classic

    Posted by Greg on 28th Sep 2013

    This book of deep reflection is a spiritual classic and should be in the hands of all the laity and religious alike. It has never lost its relevance even after all these years. Father Gabriel is a master at discernment and the spiritual life. Highly recommended.


  8. WOW

    Posted by rick on 18th Sep 2013

    Am a Carmelite freak and this more than I hoped for. Wish I'd been lead to it sooner!! Terrific for Adoration and positioning you in Prayer to be ardent listener!!


  9. QUIET SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

    Posted by Rita on 26th Aug 2013

    Divine Intimacy has been a part of my daily readings since the first Sunday of Advent 2012 and how it has led me spiritually! I have shared it with our Parish Pastor, a great friend of mine who is a priest, at least 8 other friends and today I am placing a copy in our Perpetual Adoration Chapel. For those who are thirsting for a deeper relationship with the Lord this is a must.


  10. Best I have ever read!

    Posted by Phil on 18th Aug 2013

    Wonderful for those who meditate.


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