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Remembering God’s Deeds in Our Lives

Since entering the seminary and incorporating the Liturgy of the Hours into my spiritual life I’ve begun to realize how essential the psalms are for prayer. One of my favorites is Psalm 92 – the following is a small excerpt from it: “It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to make music to […]

Augustine

To pray is to desire

St. Augustine beautifully expresses a principle that is well known to the spiritual masters, namely that desire is essential, in the following words: “For it is your heart’s desire that is your prayer; and if your desire continues uninterrupted, your prayer continues also.” Recently I have been re-reading St. Theresé of Lisieux’s Story of a Soul and I […]