Divine Intimacy Flexible cover (Black Leather)

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 Saint John XXIII

“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.’

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LizzyBit
Amazing book

With everyday readings, these bite sized inspirations are priceless. It makes you feel so close to the Lord. Thank you monks for carrying this book on your site!

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Sharon S.Z.
WOW - Detach

I got this a Book from Mysticmonkcoffee a few years ago and never opened it until 3 months ago !! Tears.. Jesus is always calling us detach from the world and unite to HIM ! I now have somewhat of a knowledge to the religious life and have so much respect to those who answer that calling ...Only 3 months into the book its a liturgical year read. Daily message . Thank you Mystic Monk i didnt know what I was getting into but I LOVE HIM and He loves me - Thank you Jesus :)
Sharon in New Orleans, LA/ Broomfield, Co :)

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Dionne
Brought one for myself and gave two as gifts

Looking forward to starting this devotional with two of my friends for the upcoming new liturgical year. I love how quickly the Monks respond to orders. Happy to support a Catholic business that actually is good at the business aspect. Please offer your talent to other Catholic businesses that wait three weeks before they ship an order; there is a huge need!!!

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Charlie A.
A perfect gift

This devotional rounds out my lovely wife's daily worship perfectly. It's a very nicely printed and bound book that compliments her library perfectly. Thank you for this excellent book delivered with outstanding service!

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Anonymous
Heirloom-worthy quality

As of this writing, I have not yet figured out how to incorporate this beautiful devotional into my daily prayer life. I need to learn how to adapt it to the pre-Vatican II (1962 or earlier) daily Missal. I would welcome advice from our beloved Carmelite Monks. I have attempted to match daily readings to our current Church Calendar with some success, but it just takes a little planning beforehand. The format is inspired and I pray for many years of personal use before one of my children inherit it.