Nov 28, 2018
A talk given by Dr. Ralph Martin on Saturday morning, November 17, 2018, at Christ the King Catholic Church. This talk was hosted by the St. John of the Cross Community of Secular Discalced Carmelites as part of a pre-Advent Morning of Reflection. Dr. Martin was introduced by Tim DiLaura, OCDS.
CTK parishioner Ralph Martin is Professor of Theology and Director of Graduate Programs in the New Evangelization at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. A well-known evangelist and long-time leader in the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, Dr. Martin is President of Renewal Ministries and host of the long-running EWTN program, "The Choices We Face." A prolific author, his books include Hungry for God and The Fulfillment of All Desire, a guidebook to the soul's journey to God based on the teachings of seven Doctors of the Church, including the Discalced Carmelite Doctors: St. Teresa of Jesus (Avila), St. John of the Cross, and St. Therese of the Child Jesus (Lisieux).
A video of this talk is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/xbc4S0p4wIk.
Keywords: charismatic, contemplation, Carmelite