How exactly is a person supposed to meditate in a Christian way? Connie Rossini explains a simple and natural way in Part IV of her series: “How to Pray”.
How do we choose material for meditation? Find out what Connie Rossini recommends in Part III of her “How to Pray” Series.
What’s Christian meditation and what does it have in common with Eastern meditation? Connie Rossini explains in part two of her “How to Pray” Series.
How is it that we are supposed to pray? Find out whether meditation on Scripture is necessary as Connie Rossini begins a new series on prayer.
What’s dangerous about centering prayer? How is it different from true contemplation? Discover the Church’s true explanation as Connie Rossini delves into how centering prayer advocates gets contemplation wrong, in an excerpt from her book: Is Centering Prayer Catholic? Fr. Thomas Keating Meets Teresa of Ávila and the CDF.
Can I Trust Father Thomas Keating? “Open Mind, Open Heart” Book Review Trappist Abbot Thomas Keating is one of the foremost promoters of the practice of Centering Prayer. His book Open Mind, Open Heart, first published in 1986, has sold over half a million copies. Is this book a good resource for growth in prayer?
What do prayer and silence have to do with each other? How does this differ from centering prayer? And, what stages of prayer can we reach on our own? Learn from Connie Rossini as she explores Teresa of Avila’s teachings in Part II of this three-part series.
Should We Sit Quietly During Prayer? Part I of III Today I want to begin discussing misconceptions about the place of silence in prayer growth. Since we desire contemplation, should we sit still in prayer and wait for it? Should we try to make it happen by quieting our minds? This three-part series speaks to