Tag Archives: Prayer

The Limits of Science in Understanding Mystical Experiences

    In recent years, there has been a lot of scientific studies showing a positive correlation between prayer and meditation a person’s mental and psychological well-being.  While this correlation has been known for thousands of years, advanced scientific techniques such … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 27, 2014): Love Embracing the Earth

Courtesy of Pat Taylor and her blog Journey of a Former Nun “All we need is to imagine our ability to love developing until it embraces the totality of the people of the Earth.” 

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Sunday Reflection; 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Humility in Prayer

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” — Luke 18:14 This week is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The weekly readings can be found here. The theme is humility in prayer (and … Continue reading

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Ignatian Spirituality and the Type A Personality

One of the great things about blogging over the last six months, is that I have had the pleasure of virtually “meeting” a lot of interesting people. One of the blogs I follow is Ancient Christian Wisdom, a site run … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 20, 2013): Prayer and Persistence

This week is the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. You can find the readings here. The theme is persistence in prayer. Today’s reflection is from James Predmore, S.J. You can find the full reflection here, but set forth below is … Continue reading

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Babylon and Western Culture

One of my favorite prayer sites is Sacred Space, run by the Irish Jesuits. Their daily prayers consist of a modified Examen of Ignatian Spirituality. Every week they have a reflection as you enter into prayer. A reflection from a … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 9, 2013): Transfigure the World

“Lord, may the might of your invincible hands direct and transfigure for the great world you have in mind that earthly travail which I have gathered into my heart and now offer you in its entirety. Remold it, rectify it, recast … Continue reading

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