In Dan Burke’s and Melissa Elson’s interview with Kathleen Beckman on her book “Praying for Priests”, they discuss how the role of the priest impacts the Church and the family.
Dr. Anthony Lilles reviews Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen’s “The Way of Prayer” (2nd edition), a practical commentary on St. Teresa of Avila’s “Way of Perfection” which was just published.
Our greater awareness of method and recourse to technology in theology today seems to be at the expense of prayer. Very few scholars teach or write as if they believe that contemplation is of any objective value to the theological enterprise or that mystical wisdom has any real importance for the life of the Church.