Dan Burke and Melissa Elson answer questions about praying the Liturgy of the Hours, discerning God’s voice in prayer, and the definition of contemplation.
EWTN Bookmark show host Doug Keck interviews Dan Burke on his book “The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila”, which Dan wrote with Connie Rossini.
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 did advice did St. Teresa of Avila give her brother on “the discipline” and moving into the prayer of quiet? How do acquired and infused contemplation differ? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explain in this Divine Intimacy Radio Show on Dan’s book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila.
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.
Contemplative Prayer 30 Days with Teresa of Avila Day 21 Reflections Divine Intimacy Radio Dan and Melissa discuss stages of prayer and the transitions between
Dear Father John, I’ve heard that the prayer of simplicity is a kind of a bridge from meditation to contemplation. Can you help me to
…a reader asks: Dear Father John, I’ve heard that the prayer of simplicity is a kind of a bridge from meditation to contemplation. Can you
Prayer of Simplicity: What is it? (Part I of III) Dear Father John, I’ve heard that the prayer of simplicity is a kind of a
After reading some modern writers and Saint Teresa of Avila I am confused about contemplation. It seems like there is some confusion or lack of
Dear Father John, How is contemplation different than meditation? Contemplative prayer consists of a more passive (and more sublime) experience of God. If Christian meditation
Dear Father Edward, when given the gift of infused contemplation, should there be any doubt that these are of God? My spiritual director has told