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The method of mental prayer render"d practical and easie for all sorts of persons

François Nepveu

The method of mental prayer render"d practical and easie for all sorts of persons

by François Nepveu

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Published by Printed by Thomas Hales in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Mass -- Celebration.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEasie method for mental prayer, reduc"d to practice.
    Statementcompos"d in French by R.F. Francis Nephew, S.J. ; to which is added a method how to offer up Mass, according to the four ends of this sacrifice.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1708:14.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 96, [6], 29, [5] p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21824748M

    The following method of making mental prayer is drawn from the works of St. Alphonsus who may justly be called the Doctor of Prayer; and it is so simple that no one who studies it with any attention can fail to understand it, and all who reduce it to practice will find that in great measure it takes away the difficulty they may feel in the. Mental prayer is the effort to render one's whole existence vulnerable to truths so unfathomable that they can only be received and accepted, but never fully grasped. This kind of prayer does not aim at achieving a spiritual or psychic state. It is not primarily ordered .

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    Daily mental prayer is transformative. A car won’t drive without fuel; daily mental prayer is the fuel of the spiritual life. It’s possible that, without knowing it, you’ve been driving on fumes for years. By mental prayer, we fill up our tank as we invite the Holy Spirit to animate our thoughts, words, and deeds throughout the day.   The practice of mental prayer by René de Maumigny, , P.J. Kenedy & sons edition, in English - 4th ed.


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[François Nepveu]. Easie method for mental prayer, reduc'd to practice Responsibility: compos'd in French by R.F. Francis Nephew, S.J. ; to which is added a method how to offer up. The Ways of Mental Prayer ranks as one of the Church s greatest classics on prayer, and was highly recommended as such by Fr.

Garrigou-LaGrange, the 20th Century's greatest authority on mystical theology. Here Dom Lehodey, Abbot of Bricquebec, concentrates on the beginning stages of prayer, up through what is called the prayer of quiet, but he also describes the higher forms of prayer /5(73). METHOD OF MAKING MENTAL PRAYER.

by St. Alphonsus Liguori “We must observe that Saint Alphonsus makes the practice of mental prayer simple, clear, easy, and not less fruitful. Owing to the method which he teaches, this exercise, indispensable to him who wishes to sanctify himself, is really put within the reach of all. Mental Prayer is a great way to get closer to our Lord.

Prayer itself has been defined in part as lifting one’s heart and mind to God to adore Him, to thank Him for His benefits, to ask His forgiveness, and to beg of Him all the graces we need whether for soul or body.

Mental Prayer does achieve what spiritual reading does too, however, Mental Prayer is meant to feed the heart and will; while spiritual reading, the mind. The Four C’s of Mental Prayer Father John Bartunek beautifully outlines the Four-C’s of Mental Prayer in his book A Guide to Christian Meditation: concentrate, consider, converse, commit.

We are pleased to print below this selection from The Ways of Mental Prayer, a great authoritative treatise on the subject of Mental Prayer by the late Dom. Vitals Lehody (; pictured above) who was ordained a priest in the town of Coutances in France in and elected abbot of Bricebeq, also in that country, some fifteen years later.

This book, along with his other well-known work. By far the salient strength of this book is its description of how one goes from ordinary prayer to mystical prayer, which constitutes the giant step in the spiritual life. A wise and learned guide to spiritual matters, The Ways of Mental Prayer is a work destined to lead many to.

Mental prayer is a form of prayer recommended in the Catholic Church whereby one loves God through dialogue, meditating on God's words, and contemplation of Christ's face. It is distinguished from vocal prayers which use set prayers, although mental prayer can proceed by using vocal prayers in order to improve dialogue with God.

And no prayer is purely vocal, as it has traditionally been. In teaching folks mental prayer and meditation, I have learned that there is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Earlier in my priesthood (i.e. last year), I generally taught based on my own experience of how I learned mental prayer.

For the most part, I did not learn meditation through a structur. "Pope Benedict XIV () grants to all the faithful making mental prayer devoutly for a whole month for half an hour, or at least a quarter of an hour every day, a plenary indulgence, if, truly penitent, after confession and holy communion, they devoutly pray for the intentions of the Church.

This indulgence is applicable to the souls in. An Easy Method Of Mental Prayer Classic Catholic Audiobooks. and He in return inspires us and breathes on us.

All prayer then is the speaking of the soul and might be called mental prayer. 1. THE VITAL IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL PRAYER. We must be convinced of the vital importance of t prayer, knowledge of, friendship with, imitation of, and love of God would be impossible: “He who flees from prayer, flees from everything that is good,” says St.

John of the Cross. Without prayer, it is impossible to progress in the spiritual life. You can find a plethora of materials to cover every type of prayer for every type of need in our bookstore.

There you will find more advanced video courses like Keys to Effective Prayer and Prayers to Change the World and an entire bookstore full of our best-selling book series Prayers That Avail Much that has sold nearly 6 million copies.

Don’t forget to send us a prayer request so that we. METHOD OF MAKING MENTAL PRAYER. by St. Alphonsus Liguori “We must observe that Saint Alphonsus makes the practice of mental prayer simple, clear, easy, and not less fruitful. Owing to the method which he teaches, this exercise, indispensable to him who wishes to sanctify himself, is really put within the reach of all.

Prayer is always an action of the heart, as we cry out to God and lay before Him all of our needs and worries.

God is the bridegroom and we are all His bride. Prayer is the way in which we can respond to the bridegroom’s invitation to the wedding feast of the Lamb. Also, prayer is an adventure in loving God.

“Methods of Mental Prayer” is another handout I prepared to go with the lectures on mental prayer. Below, you will find it on Scribd. Its two pages are in landscape form, and page two shows up first. If you can print it two sided, and fold it in half, you will end up with a four-page ″ x ″ pamphlet, which I what I designed it to be.

Prayer for Mental Illness (a prayer for someone suffering with mental illness for their healing) Dear Lord Jesus, I come before you to ask for the restoration and healing of my mind.

Thank you that you became fully human and walked amongst us, so you understand the complexities of the human brain. So I lay this mental illness before the cross. An Easy Method of Mental Prayer Rev. Betrand Wilberforce.

What Mental Prayer is. Prayer is, says St. Gregory Nazianzen, a conference or conversation with God; St. John Chrysost. This book, though small, has cost me a great deal of labor. I consider it to be of extreme utility to all sorts of persons; and I unhesitatingly assert that, among all spiritual treatises, there is none, and there can be none, more necessary than that which treats on prayer Reviews: 9.Considering mental prayer is half of the Rosary and the Church declared a partial indulgence for those who spend time in pious mental prayer, you can understand why this is a great bonus.

Mental prayer is a furnace, in which the watch-fires of vigilance are constantly rekindled. Fidelity to mental prayer gives life to all our other pious exercises.There are two Kinds of Mental Prayer: Ordinary and Extraordinary 13 II. Supernatural Recollection 18 III.

Difference between Supernatural Recollection and Affective Prayer 23 IV. First Characteristic of Contemplation: Faith is Rendered Perfect in it by the Gift of Wisdom, which the Holy Ghost Showers upon the Soul 26 V.