When the Jesus Prayer confronts us

February 7, 2021 0 Comments

WHEN THE JESUS PRAYER CONFRONTS GROWLS DURING AN AFTERNOON WALK As I was out for my daily power walk at sunset, I decided to listen to a YouTube channel of the Jesus Prayer repeated 1,000 times in a whispering voice. The soothing prayer gave me a sense of deep peace and connectedness with God. I …

Jesus Prayer

January 24, 2021 0 Comments

The Sunday of the Pharisee and the Publican is a fitting day to familiarize us with the venerable Jesus Prayer. The Jesus Prayer Alice Herro Prayer, essential to Christian life, is one way we may communicate with God. It is the means by which we experience Jesus. Liturgical prayers conclude with the phrase, “through Jesus …

The Jesus Prayer

July 8, 2020 0 Comments

Invoking the Holy Name is an ancient tradition of people of faith. Christians have had the practice of praying using the Holy Name of Jesus. The history is quite rich and beautiful. We are taught to pray: “Lord, Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” There are some versions that end …