In part 8 of his Mini-Course on Prayer, David Torkington reflects on the importance of thanksgiving and Holy Communion as he continues explaining how to use the “OUR FATHER” mnemonic, or memory jog.
What is the difference between meditation and contemplation? What does the transition between them look like? Dan and Melissa discuss when and how this transition takes place as they reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation” by St Peter of Alcantara.
What does St Peter of Alcantara teach about preparation for meditation? Why is posture during prayer important? How do Christian traditions differ from eastern, non-Christian traditions on prayer posture?
Are we required to kneel during Mass? Why is our posture in prayer important? Answers to these questions and tips for overcoming difficulties in prayer. Dan and Melissa answer questions from listeners.
Practical Benefits of Prayer: 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Day 17 Reflections Join Dan and Melissa as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa
In the first part of this post, we talked about silent adoration and the movement of prayer that is an ecstasy of love. Today, we
“Hunger for silence is the sign of spiritual maturity.” This saying is attributed to [Saint] John Paul the Great and reminds me of the program
…A reader asks: Dear Father John, why does God chastise us for pride and vanity but demands our absolute adoration? I know that men wrote
What Aspect of Carmelite Spirituality do You Find most Helpful for Your Prayer? What thoughts have crossed your mind when you have read the