Category: Spiritual Theology

Contemplative Prayer: A Deeper Listening

“How necessary then is this deep listening.  Without it, we miss God.  We miss our vocations.  And we miss the intimacy and the depth to which He is calling each one of us.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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Is This Your Next ‘Yes’?

Could the Lord be calling you to deepen your interior life and enrich your understanding of Catholic spiritual theology at the Avila Institute? Claire Dwyer gives a nudge in that direction!

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What Do We Mean by the Word “Mystery?”

“In a disenchanted age, we need to rediscover the glory of enchantment, of mystery. There is more than meets the eye. Things are deeper, richer, and higher than we can ever fully imagine.” — Monsignor Charles Pope

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Theology and Contemplative Prayer

Contemplative Prayer and Theology Contemplation needs scientific theology and theologians need contemplation.  Historically, contemplatives who have presumed otherwise unwittingly submitted themselves and those they influenced

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What is Spiritual Theology?

What is Spiritual Theology? There is a lot of diverse opinions on this topic.  Probably the best explanation is provided by Jordan Aumann, O.P., in

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