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 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 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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