Pray in Silence – St. John Cassian

"But whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret" (Matthew 6:6). This may be fulfilled by us as follows: we make our request within our room when, drawing…

Brother Lawrence – Chapel of the Heart

It is not necessary to be always in church to be with God, we can make a private chapel of our heart where we can retire from time to time to commune with Him, peacefully, humbly, lovingly; everyone is capable…

Better the Silence of the Heart than Distracted Words

Isidore said: Prayer is a work of the heart, not of the lips. For God does not pay attention to the words of the one who is praying to him, but rather to his or her heart. It is better…

Answering Jesus’ Prayer

How and for what we pray reveals a lot. At a very deep level our prayer describes our worldview, our life, relationships, priorities and concerns. It manifests our view of the spiritual journey and its purpose. Ultimately our prayer reveals…

Growing in Prayer: The Holy Week Lectures of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has offered three Holy Week lectures on Growing in Prayer as follows: Lecture 1: The Early Church Lecture 2: Reformers, Catholic and Protestant; and Lecture 3: The Quest for God in the Modern Age.…

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