Prayer is essential to a vital relationship with God. All religious traditions teach this. But what is prayer, and how can we deepen a life of prayer and contemplation? In any religion, nothing is more fundamental than prayer or communication with the transcendent, at least for those religions which posit a personal, intelligent Supreme Being. […]
John Henry Newman and Edward Pusey in the nineteenth century and Geoffrey Rowell in the twentieth stand as great ecumenical witnesses. “Pusey’s sacramental mysticism sometimes drew near to ecstasy as he used biblical imagery to tell of dying and rising with Christ in baptism and continuing in relationship with that body of Christ through the […]
It is in the Eucharist that we experience the power of the risen Christ, just as did the early Christians on the road to Emmaus.