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Can Centering Prayer be Redeemed? (Updated)

January 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Centering Prayer, Dan Burke, Hesychasm, Prayer


Dear Dan, I recently read your three part series on false prayer practices and, if I read between the lines, it seems like you believe that one can practice centering prayer in a way that is in keeping with faithful Catholic prayer tradition. Is this true, and if so, how would you justify this?  Dear Friend, you are very perceptive. While a number of Centering Prayer (CP) practitioners attacked me... Read More

Drive-By Body Armor

May 3, 2013 by  
Filed under Apologetics, Dan Burke


After reading Paul’s post about how to respond to ‘Drive-By Theology‘ incidents, my friend, EWTN apologist John Martignoni, gently chided me and said, “Dan, there is a better way to answer in those types of situations then what you offered your audience.” I think John was referring to my advice that Paul referenced at the end of his post. John is very shy that way. He... Read More

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