How to Pray Like Jesus and the Saints: A Study Guide for Catholics

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How many times do we let the pressures of life and work take over our days at the expense of prayer?

How many times do we feel alone and frightened?

How many times do we think our problems are unique?

Follow in the footsteps of the apostles when they asked Jesus to teach ...

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Overview

How many times do we let the pressures of life and work take over our days at the expense of prayer?

How many times do we feel alone and frightened?

How many times do we think our problems are unique?

Follow in the footsteps of the apostles when they asked Jesus to teach them to pray as he did. Learn from St. Francis de Sales, and St. Thérèse of Lisieux as they exemplify incredible devotion to prayer-each in their own way.

Discover God's prayer book

Connect understanding and belief

Blance contemplation and action

Learn new, practical, spiritual exercises

Whether used as a springboard for personal spiritual growth or as a small-group study resource, this book will enlighten and motivate your spirit with Fr. McBride's brilliant, yet simple storytelling skills. Sidebars, thematic art, discussion questions, and passages for contemplation add depth to each of its chapters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592765355
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Publication date: 9/23/2009
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 Jesus Prays 11

2 Thus Shall You Pray: The Our Father 20

3 God's Prayer Book-The Psalms 34

4 Advice About Praying...From Augustine to the Lady Proba 43

5 Soul Prayer..., According to St. Anselm 53

6 The Woman Who Talked With God St. Catherine of Siena 63

7 A Warrior's Way of Prayer St. Ignatius of Loyola 74

8 The Earthy Mystic St. Teresa of Ávila 87

9 The Role of Love in Prayer St. Francis de Sales 101

10 Small Deeds-Great Love St. Thérèse of Lisieux 112

11 Praying With Mary Mary's Song-The Magnificat 123

Conclusion: Going Forward in Your Prayer 135

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