Deep Prayer Articles

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Deep Prayer:  Learning to Listen to God
An article written by a South Texas Catholic reporter giving an overview of the Deep Prayer process.

 

The following is a series of articles about Deep Prayer published in the South Texas Catholic in 2009 and 2010.  Enjoy!

Jesus says, “Fear not, I am with you!”   December 17, 2010
On November 18, 2010 we completed the first half of “A Retreat in Daily Life”. This retreat is an in depth experience in prayer using the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius.

 

Help me to make the Right Choices: Good not Evil  November 22, 2010
“One of the better ways to grow in discernment of spirits is the AWARENESS EXAMEN.

 

Beg for God’s grace  October 15, 2010
We have been exploring prayer and the need to discern God’s will in this series of articles. God speaks to each of us; but, the question is: “how well do we listen, discern the message, and apply it in our life.

 

Disciples Guided by Power of Silence August 20, 2010
We have been exploring prayer and the need to discern God’s will in this series of articles. God speaks to each of us; but, the question is: “how well do we listen, discern the message, and apply it in our life.

 

Experience God’s Love: Total Commitment – Deep Prayer  June 18, 2010
All men and women in the Diocese of Corpus Christi are invited to participate in a process to experience more of God’s peace through a total commitment involving deep prayer with scripture.

 

Experiencing God through Prayer March 5, 2010
In March 2009, my pastor asked me a very probing question during preparation for the ACTS retreat at our parish, St Philip the Apostle. After giving my talk on “Prayer” to the ACTS team, they gave me feedback on the talk.

 

Take My Heart, I Am Totally Yours November 6, 2009
We have been exploring prayer and the need to discern God’s will in this series of articles. God speaks to each of us; but, the question is: “how well do we listen, discern the message, and apply it in our life.

 

Retreat and Ask God How to Pray October 2, 2009
We have been exploring prayer and the need to discern God’s will in this series of articles. God speaks to each of us; but, the question is: “how well do we listen, discern the message, and apply it in our life.

 

Mary’s Simple School of Faith September 4, 2009
We have been exploring prayer and the need to discern God’s will in this series of articles. God speaks to each of us; but, the question is: “how well do we listen, discern the message, and apply it in each of our lives.

 

My Dry Prayer Life Became Fruitful August 7, 2009
During June, Jenny and I were blessed to spend a week in Louisiana to celebrate her mom’s 98th birthday and I attended a 3-day silent retreat with family and friends at Grand Coteau.

 

Drawing Closer to God July 3, 2009
On June 5-7, 2009 I was blessed to be the retreat master for the deacon aspirants and their wives. The retreat was on Seeking Jesus through a deeper prayer life.

 

Be Still and Listen to God Speaking in Daily Prayer May 1, 2009
Jesus prayed alone. At times, He prayed with others; but, He often prayed alone. Jesus suggests to us that it is necessary to be alone with God and to pray in solitude.

 

Praying for God’s Presence Each Day April 3, 2009
After my first few silent retreats using the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, I would return inspired to become a better man in the image of Jesus

 

Finding God in the Solitude and Beauty of His Creation March 6, 2009
Jesus prayed alone. At times he prayed with others; but He always sought time away from the crowd to pray alone. Jesus suggests to us that it is necessary to be alone with God and to be still so we can hear Him..