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February 2021 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

February 2021 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 37. PRAYER PART 5: THE LIFE OF PRAYER

Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/22/21

In the life of the Church, the words of Sacred Scripture, the sacramental liturgical worship, and the very grace of God given to us as gifts in the theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity are all wellsprings of prayer – directing us toward the path of prayer that ... Read More »

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 37. PRAYER PART 4: THE “TRADITION” OF PRAYER: SOURCES AND WAYS TOWARD UNION WITH GOD

Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/15/21

In the last installment, five types of prayer that are formally defined by and found within the life of the Church were briefly explained:  Blessing and adoration, petition, intercession, thanksgiving, and praise.  Now we turn our attention to the life of prayer as it flows forth in the Church ... Read More »

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 37. PRAYER PART 3: PRAYER IN THE CHURCH

Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/08/21

The Sacred Scriptures offer significant teaching and example on the life of prayer and on the ways of praying.  Given these sources, the Church herself continues to follow the way of prayer as taught by God Himself and lived by many who lived before the foundation of the Church, ... Read More »

BASICS OF CATHOLICISM: 37. PRAYER PART 2: PRAYER IN SCRIPTURE

Posted by Carol Cyr on 2/01/21

 In our study of prayer as presented in Part IV of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, having already given a general overview of this section, we next briefly look at prayer as found and modeled in Sacred Scripture – in both the Old and New Testaments.  Looking at ... Read More »

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