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"Anima una et cor unum in Deum!" (Regula)

Thought of Saint Augustine
Let us devoutly celebrate this day, for just as the first ones to share our faith adored Christ lying in the manger, let us adore Him reigning in heaven.
(Sermon 203,3)
I realize what I am and praise you for it. Come to my aid, that I may not stray from the way of salvation.
(Sermo 67, 9)
Your prayer is a conversation with God. When you read, it is God who is speaking, when you pray, it is with God that you are speaking.

Fr. Martin Laird on Contemplation and Prayer

Villanova University
December, 2011
Fr. Martin Laird OSA

The following video offers a short presentation on contemplative prayer by Father Martin Laird, O.S.A. of the Chicago Province, a professor at Villanova University. It was aired on the TV program, Religion & Ethics NewWeekly. Father Laird has lectured extensively on contemplative prayer and has written two books on the subject: Into the Silent Land and A Sunlit Absence: Silence, Awareness, and Contemplation, both released by Oxford University Press.

Watch Father Martin Laird on Contemplation on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.

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