What is “centering prayer”? And, should I be practicing it? Is prayer necessary for salvation? Dan Burke and Melissa Elson reflect on the book “Finding God Through Meditation”.
What is centering prayer? Are there good and bad ways to pray? Learn from St Peter of Alcántara in the book “Finding God through Meditation”.
In 1577, St. Teresa of Avila completed what is heralded as her seminal work on mental prayer, meditation, and contemplation in the Interior Castle. This
How can I Avoid False Teachings on Prayer? (Part I of III) …A faithful follower of the Lord asks: Dear Dan, I enjoy reading more
Dear Father John, the Church has clearly taught that there is truth and good in other religions – so why then is it a problem
Though a complete understanding of this document requires education in Church history and mystical and ascetic theology – on its face it clearly addresses many
Dear Dan, I have recently sought the guidance of a Spiritual director which I would say was greatly influenced by your and Fr. John’s suggestions.
Foundational to any sound spiritual direction is the idea that there actually is a tangible direction to discover. That is, the practice presumes that spiritual
Though this blog is primarily dedicated to positive teachings the spiritual life, from time to time there are issues that must be addressed that are