Tag: Lectio Divina

Receive like a man

Receive like a man

| Jonathan Liedl | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few years ago, I was on a discernment retreat with a religious community in Kansas. I had come to the monastery in something of a vocational vertigo: religious life, marriage and diocesan priesthood all swirled before me as possible options, leaving me disoriented and drained. Self-imposed pressure to “figure out” my calling was weighing me down, preventing me from making any actual progress.

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Delving into lectio divina

Delving into lectio divina

| Father Scott Carl | September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

How vital it is to pray with Scripture. It is God’s word to us given at a particular time, but alive in us through the same Spirit that inspired it.

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Deepen prayer life with ‘lectio divina’ this Lent

Deepen prayer life with ‘lectio divina’ this Lent

| March 12, 2015

St. Paul tells the Ephesians and us:

“At every opportunity pray in the Spirit, using prayers and petitions of every sort. Pray constantly and attentively for all in the holy company” (Ephesians 6:18).

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Esta Cuaresma, profundice  su vida de oración con ‘lectio divina’

Esta Cuaresma, profundice su vida de oración con ‘lectio divina’

| March 12, 2015

Esta Cuaresma, profundice su vida de oración con ‘lectio divina’ San Pablo le dice a los Efesios y a nosotros:

“Vivan en constante oración y súplica guiados por el Espíritu y para esto perseveren y oren con la mayor insistencia por todos los creyentes” (Efesios 6:18).

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Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Ancient prayer practice offers simple way to talk to God
– Couple falls head over heels over ‘lectio divina’
– The storyteller

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Answering God’s call to a vocation

Answering God’s call to a vocation

On March 5 of this year, our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, visited the major Roman seminary on its patronal feast of Our Lady of Confidence. Interestingly enough, we have a statue in the chapel of our own St. Paul Seminary dedicated to our Blessed Lady under this title.

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‘Lectio divina’ is a proven method of prayer

‘Lectio divina’ is a proven method of prayer

Last Sunday evening, I offered the first of a monthly holy hour at the University of St. Thomas campus for college-age men and women. I was so pleased with the 200 some students who attended. It was a wonderful experience!

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