The Ways of Mental Prayer
Publication Date: January 1, 2009
The Ways of Mental Prayer is an essential for anyone delving into a deeper spiritual life. First published in 1907, this timeless classic on mental prayer has been highly praised and recommended by the Church, including its approbation from Pope St. Pius X himself.
Divided into three parts, the book offers insightful and comprehensive explanations on various aspects of prayer – from the spiritual benefits to practical techniques of how to effectively undertake this private practice. In addition, it offers solutions for issues that inevitably arise in prayer – such as how to cultivate perseverance and overcome common hurdles associated with contemplation and meditation.
This book is designed not only to propel readers further along their spiritual journeys but ultimately lead them towards divine intimacy with God, which can be enjoyed here on earth as a foretaste of Heaven itself. Whether you are just embarking on your spiritual journey or looking for ways to deepen it, The Ways of Mental Prayer is a guide that will help you achieve lasting peace through powerful mental prayer practice.
This book was highly recommended by Fr. Chad Ripperger in his lecture on mental prayer.