Contemplative Prayer

This is nothing else than a close sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with him who we know loves us. (St Teresa of Avila)

It is a gaze of faith fixed on Jesus; I look at him and he looks as me.
(St Ignatius of Loyola).

Contemplative prayer handout (PDF)

Read …Christian Meditation: Experiencing the Presence of God James Finley

Read… Into the Silent Land  Martin Laird

Read… The Cloud of Unknowing

Read … New Seeds of Contemplation  Thomas Merton

Read…Contemplative Way, The: Quietly Savouring God’s Presence  Franz Jalics SJ

Read…The poem Breathing Under Water  (PDF)

Visit… World Community for Christian Meditation