Sacred Reading: The 2016 Guide to Daily Prayer - eBook
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Vendor: Ave Maria Press
Publication Date: 2015
This powerful new prayer book from the Apostleship of Prayer, the popes prayer group, engages and inspires readers with the daily scripture readings and introduces Catholics and other Christians to the traditional spiritual devotion known as the lectio divina, or sacred reading, in a new way. Lectio divina is a traditional prayer practice that has been growing in popularity. Inspired by the traditions of Ignatian spirituality, the Sacred Reading series by the Apostleship of Prayeran international Jesuit prayer ministryis a unique guide to the use of lectio divinia through a simple, six-step process that provides a prayerful and imaginative exploration of the daily Gospel readings and helps readers look for application in their own lives. Beginning with Advent and continuing through the year, including solemnities and select feast days, Sacred Reading is a practical resource for anyone who is interested in a deeper prayer life or seeking a new approach to praying and living the scriptures. The book is a catalyst for an intimate encounter with Christ by reading, reflecting, praying, and responding to the Word of God in a way that is both familiar and fresh.
The Apostleship of Prayer is an international Jesuit prayer ministry that reaches more than 50 million members worldwide through its popular website, ApostleshipofPrayer.org, and through talks, conferences, publications, and retreats such as Hearts on Fire. Known as the popes prayer group, the Apostleships mission is to encourage Christians to make a daily offering of themselves to the Lord and at whose center is the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Douglas Leonard is executive director of the Apostleship of Prayer in the United States.
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