Prayer: A Practical Guide

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Written by Martin Pable



Paperback book -- 96 pages -- ACTA Publications -- September 2002



Prayer: A Practical Guide

"Lord, teach us to pray." The apostles made this request. Inquirers, catechumens and those returning to the practice of the faith as well as lifelong Catholics ask the same question today. Father Martin Pable, an experienced spiritual teacher, offers a practical, down-to-earth explanation.

In a clear, concise style filled with practical examples he explains the most popular forms of prayer. Chapters include: Why Pray, Praying Traditional Prayers, Conversational Prayer, Praying with the Bible, Meditation and Contemplation, Prayer for Healing, Praying with Others, and The Mass as Prayer. Each chapter ends with questions for reflection or discussion and suggestions for prayer activities.

"My hope is that this book will serve as an invitation to pray — better, more often, with more fervor and greater fulfillment — whether you are just beginning to pray, have done so all your life, or are searching for new or different ways to communicate with God." — FROM THE CONCLUSION



Martin Pable
REV. MARTIN PABLE, OFM CAP, a Capuchin priest from Wisconsin, is a frequent speaker and retreat director. He is the author of Remaining Catholic: Six Good Reasons for Staying in an Imperfect Church which won second place for "Popular Presentation of the Catholic Faith" in the 2006 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, and Prayer: A Practical Guide.

Format: Paperback book
Product code: AP226
Dimensions: 5½" x 8½"
Length: 96 pages
Publisher:
ACTA Publications
ISBN: 978-0-87946-235-2
Written by Martin Pable