Dan Burke, Melissa Elson, and Dr. Lilles explore the meaning of the dark night of the soul and St. Therese of Lisieux’s experience transitioning to deeper union with God.
Find out more about a spiritual practice called “discovery prayer” and how it can enrich your spiritual life on this week’s episode of the DI Radio Show and Podcast.
Wisdom on Mental Prayer 30 Days with Teresa of Avila – Reflections on Day 8 “Do not tire your brain by trying to work it
The Life of Prayer: the sure path to freedom Christian prayer is a simple movement of the soul towards God. It is a movement of
I am a list-maker, an excessive post-it user, an organizational app connoisseur. I love the stability that organization provides. It’s really the only way I can
Prayer to Our Lady, Undoer of Knots O Virgin Mary, Mother who never refuses to come to the help of your children in need, Mother
Catechism of the Catholic Church, Paragraph 2704 Because it is external and so thoroughly human, vocal prayer is the form of prayer most readily accessible
What is Prayer? Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Paragraph 534 Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God, or
Contemplative Prayer – Catechism Paragraph 2719 Contemplative prayer is a communion of love bearing Life for the multitude, to the extent that it consents to
Catechism – Contemplative Prayer — Paragraph 1718 Catechism – Contemplative prayer: Contemplative prayer is a union with the prayer of Christ insofar as it makes
Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2717 Contemplative prayer is silence, the “symbol of the world to come” or “silent love.” Words in this kind of
Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2715 Contemplation is a gaze of faith, fixed on Jesus. “I look at him and he looks at me”: this
Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2713 Contemplative prayer is the simplest expression of the mystery of prayer. It is a gift, a grace; it can
Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2712 Contemplative prayer is the prayer of the child of God, of the forgiven sinner who agrees to welcome the
Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2711 Entering into contemplative prayer is like entering into the Eucharistic liturgy: we “gather up:” the heart, recollect our whole