David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer in this post by exploring St. Teresa of Avila’s wisdom regarding how to go forward in prayer (Part 2 of 3).
Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they answer your questions about ascetical theology, spiritual direction, and dealing with distractions in prayer. Topics/Questions covered in
Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they answer your questions about distractions in prayer, seeking perfection in the spiritual life, and prayer postures.
Where do distractions in prayer come from? How can we know if they are good or bad? What does St Peter of Alcántara teach about meditation and transitions in prayer? Dan and Melissa discuss the book Finding God Through Meditation.
Dear Father John, in the first part of your book, The Better Part, you mention something about preparing for tomorrow’s meditation the night before. I
Dear Dan, I used to pray the Rosary daily, but lately I have become frustrated with it and am confused about where my attention should
Can praying for spiritual growth indicate being self absorbed? I am troubled by my intercessory prayer. I pray quite a bit for others but, I
After all the interest generated by our recommendation of Father Philippe’s book, “Time for God,” we thought you might be interested in a recent interview