In the Presence: The Spirituality of Eucharistic Adoration

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With the ancient practice of Eucharistic Adoration being rediscovered in today's modern parishes, In The Presence provides the perfect guide to the history, practice, and meaning of this tradition. In a series of brief, accessible, and theologically rich essays, Sr. Joan Ridley connects the private devotion of Eucharistic Adoration to eucharistic spirituality and common worship, combining traditional ...
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Overview

With the ancient practice of Eucharistic Adoration being rediscovered in today's modern parishes, In The Presence provides the perfect guide to the history, practice, and meaning of this tradition. In a series of brief, accessible, and theologically rich essays, Sr. Joan Ridley connects the private devotion of Eucharistic Adoration to eucharistic spirituality and common worship, combining traditional significance with the best in contemporary theology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764819070
  • Publisher: Liguori Publications
  • Publication date: 2/14/2010
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 1,252,944
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Sr. Joan Ridley, O.S.B., is a Benedictine Sister of Perpetual Adoration. Based in the Tuscon, Arizona monastery of her congregation, she serves the 23-member community as Sup-prioress and takes care of building maintenance. Prior ministry includes service as a Dominican in southwest Louisiana, where she represented the poor as a Legal Services attorney. This book evolved from a series of articles written for her congregation's bimonthly periodical, Spirit and Life, now in its 105th year of publication.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Ancient and Essential Meanings 9

Chapter 2 Ebb and Flow of Practices 17

Chapter 3 Reclaiming What Endures 27

Chapter 4 Varieties of Religious Experience 39

Chapter 5 Beginning to Adore 47

Chapter 6 Penetrating Gazes 53

Chapter 7 Into the Cosmos 61

Chapter 8 Continuity Into the Future 69

Acknowledgments 77

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