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Set aside meditation & vocal prayer for deeper spiritual life?

Deeper Spiritual Life?   Dear Dan, I have a rule of life (firm spiritual commitments) and as part of that rule I have been meditating (Ignatian) and praying the rosary and the Liturgy of the Hours daily for years now. My struggle is that I have heard that if I sense the Lord’s presence (which does happen), that I should set these prayers aside and focus on the Lord. I am confused, I thought that focusing on God is what I... Read More

St. Charles Borromeo – Pray for our Priests

November 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Liturgy of the Hours, Meditations, Memorial

Dear Friends, The spiritual well-being of our priests has been on my heart lately. After reading portions of early Church history this week I was reminded that there has never been a time in history when priests, bishops, and even popes, have not had a tremendous pull on them to be trapped in the midst of the mundane and dragged away from the profound and living relationship with Christ they must have in order to lead us. In one... Read More

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