Importance of Saints, Teaching Children to Pray, Spontaneous Prayer

The Importance of Saints, Teaching Children to Pray and Examining Spontaneous Prayer

DivineIntimacyRadioWithDan&MelissaDan and Melissa answer questions on the importance of saints in prayer life, teaching children to pray, and spontaneous prayer. They also discuss some important aspects of meditation as they reflect on the book Finding God Through Meditation by St Peter of Alcántara.



Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Are the saints important in prayer life? Why?spontaneous prayer
  • Should a lay person focus on one saint per year as some religious do?
  • What is the best way to help children develop a regular, personal prayer life?
  • Some tips for extemporaneous or spontaneous prayer.
  • What is the difference between discursive and affective meditation?
  • An example of discursive meditation becoming affective meditation.


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