Contemplative

Thumbnail img 1413 A blog on prayer: Carmelite priest writes from El Salvador

Carmelite Father Tracy O’Sullivan is a retired priest serving the people in El Salvador — and he has a blog. In it, he helps those interested in a...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 678453829 A prayer for stillness

Be still and know that I am God. Scripture assures us that if we are still we will come to know God, but arriving at stillness is easier said than...

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Thumbnail last supper da vinci cna Cardinal DiNardo: To be active, we have to learn to be contemplative

Orlando, Fla., Jul 4, 2017 / 02:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Contemplation is the most active thing we can do if we want to work for the Lord, Cardinal...

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Thumbnail fire from above lilles Contemplating Christ and the Christian life

“As the third millennium unfolds, the world needs the wisdom that the tradition of Christian prayer offers,” Anthony Lilles writes in “Fire from...

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Thumbnail contemplative prayer Contemplative prayer

Contemplative prayer, as it is classically defined and popularly practiced, is subject today to considerable skepticism in a number of circles. For...

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Thumbnail nun 2 at the prayer vigil for consecrated life in st peters square jan 28 2016 credit alexey gotovskiy cna Contemplative religious sisters are coming to this English diocese

The Diocese of Lancaster announced Friday that the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus Christ Sovereign Priest, an order of contemplative...

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Thumbnail rosary prayer credit pkpix via wwwshutterstockcom cna 10 16 15 How to pray the Rosary more deeply

Vatican City, Apr 26, 2017 / 12:29 am (CNA).- It is interesting that in her appearances at Lourdes, Fatima and other locations, the Mother of God...

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Thumbnail contemplative prayer The Interior Life: How to be one through Contemplative Prayer

In 1941, Thomas Merton wrote “My Argument with the Gestapo,” a novel featuring himself as the protagonist wandering in a bombed-out London. The...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 115129918 The rosary in a time of distraction

We live in a culture that seems to encourage us to be distracted and always busy with constant activity. So many of us seem to feel pulled in...

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