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Romano Guardini

Romano Guardini (17 February 1885 - 1 October 1968) was an Italian-born German Catholic priest, author, and academic. He was one of the most important figures in Catholic intellectual life in the 20th century. Guardini's books were often powerful studies of traditional themes in the light of present-day challenges or examinations of current problems as approached from the Christian, and especially Catholic, tradition. He was able to get inside such different worldviews as those of Socrates, Plato, Augustine, Dante, Pascal, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, and make sense of them for modern readers.
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    Meditations Before Mass

    Over fifty years ago, Msgr. Romano Guardini resolved to help his parishioners overcome the distractions and restlessness they suffered at Mass. Just before Mass each Sunday, he gave a brief talk on some aspect of the Mass, teaching them week by week, topic by topic, how to pre-pare themselves to participate more prayerfully. Afterward, he provided a few minutes of silence for reflection, and then began to offer Mass. So helpful were these 32 talks that they were soon published and have since ...

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    The Art of Praying

    The spiritual journey of many is often marred by prayers that lack the substance and power our souls crave. But don’t despair — The Art of Praying brings light to this age-old problem, offering readers practical strategies for improving their experience with prayer today. Written from the perspective of an experienced teacher, these pages provide an opportunity to learn more about praying with a mature soul. As readers work through the comprehensive guide in The Art of Praying, they'll gain g...

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