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Catechism – Contemplative Prayer – 2710

April 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Catechism, Contemplation, Dan Burke, Prayer, Prayer

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Contemplative Prayer — Catechism Paragraph 2710 The choice of the time and duration of the prayer arises from a determined will, revealing the secrets of the heart. One does not undertake contemplative prayer only when one has the time: one makes time for the Lord, with the firm determination not to give up, no matter what trials and dryness one may encounter. One cannot always meditate, but... Read More

Interview with Fr Jacques Philippe on prayer and “Time for God”

January 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, Meditation, Mental Prayer, Prayer

Jacques Philippe

After all the interest generated by our recommendation of Father Philippe’s book, “Time for God,” we thought you might be interested in a recent interview with Father Philippe by Carrie Gress for Zenit.org. In this interview, Father Philippe discusses the simple precepts of interior prayer, common misconceptions and the fruit that can be expected when added to the sacramental life. You... Read More

Time for God – Book Recommendation

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Time for God by Father Jacques Philippe: Book Recommendation Someone once said that true genius is not in understanding complexity but in the ability to communicate complex issues in simple terms that anyone can understand. Father Jacques Philippe accomplishes in a very short easy read what most require volumes to explore and explain about the spiritual life, and specifically the life of prayer. Father... Read More

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