With Thanksgiving upon us, it is a good time to see what resources might be available to help us enter more deeply into the Catholic faith during the coming long winter evenings.
Some initiatives promoting Carmelite and Dominican spiritualities have appeared over the last few years. These two great traditions, the mystical and the systematic, are being retold for a new era, using social media.
The Discalced Carmelites at Oxford have several wonderful series of videos on their Carmelite Media Education youtube channel.
The Washington Province Discalced Carmelites, through their printing house ICS Publications, have an ongoing discussion of the works of the Carmelite doctors, called Carmelcast, featuring young Carmelite friars.
In addition to topnotch commentary and news of events, Dominican Liturgy maintains hundreds of useful links on its sidebars.
Our readers will also be interested in learning of St. Dominic’s nine “ways,” or postures, of prayer.