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Fink, John Francis
Letters to Francis de Sales: Mostly on Prayer
Letter to St. Francis de Sales: Mostly on Prayer by John F. Fink.
Paperback 4 x 7” , 146 pages.
Many people today are seeking ways in which to deepen their life of prayer and are turning to the classics such as the Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales. The people for whom St. Francis wrote in the 17th century could never have imagined how difficult prayer could be for us caught up- in the hectic world of the 21st century. But in these 20 shoert chapters John Fink highlights those aspects of his teachings which have been especially helpful to him as a lay person in his life of prayer.
Topics include Conversation with God, Discursive Meditation, Contemplation, Liturgical Prayer, Prayers of Petition and Other forms of prayer including the Lord’s Prayer and Hail Mary, the Rosary, prayers to saints, prayers with psalms, scripture, discerning God’s will and difficulties in prayer. Conversational in tone, it is valuable for immediate practice based on its remarkable insights.
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