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April 27, 2017
When a Jesuit talked to a Franciscan (Video)
Check out this video, where two of my favorite living Catholic authors — Fr. James...
April 25, 2017
Can Beauty Help Us to Be More Ecumenical?
Five hundred years ago this coming October, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on a...
April 24, 2017
C. S. Lewis, Brendan the Navigator, and Evelyn Underhill
In March I was one of several presenters at a symposium on C. S. Lewis and...
April 20, 2017
A Contemplative Faith — with a Gaelic Accent!
Friends, 2017 is shaping up to be the year of Celtic spirituality for me. I...
April 19, 2017
How to be a Contemplative in a “Toxic” Community (Part Two)
This is a continuation of a post I began yesterday — click here to read...
April 18, 2017
How to be a Contemplative in a “Toxic” Community (Part One)
A reader wrote the following message to me recently: Hi Carl. I'm a contemplative in...
April 14, 2017
Richard Rohr on the Spirituality of Unknowing (Video)
Here's a treat for all you Richard Rohr fans (and if you're not a Rohr...
April 12, 2017
Seven Things I’ve Learned from the Vinyl Revival
Sometimes I'm a bit slow on the uptake. Apparently vinyl records have been making a...
April 10, 2017
Is it possible to be a “Do It Yourself” Christian Mystic? Evelyn Underhill would say “No” — and I agree with her
Nearly all Christian mystics maintain that an essential characteristic of Christian mysticism is participation in the Body...
April 07, 2017
Compass Points for the Spiritual Life (Video)
How do we orient ourselves in the life of the Spirit? What landmarks, or directions,...
April 05, 2017
Why I Love the Carmina Gadelica (Despite Its Flaws)
You are the joy of all joyous things, You are the light of the beam...
April 03, 2017
Books I Recommend (On Various Topics)
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