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A School for Prayer (22) – Spiritual Guidance (1 of 5)(0)

June 1, 2019

The ancient tradition of the spiritual life

By Fr Craig  Larkin sm, 1943 - 2015

Who will guide me on the journey?
The tradition of Spiritual Accompaniment

If we are climbing a mountain for the first time, or making a sea-journey for the first time, we need to have with us, as a companion and guide, someone who has gone there before us and knows the way; someone who can recognise the landmarks, and can help us to avoid the pitfalls and dangers on the way.… More

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A School for Prayer (21)

Mind-in-the-heart Prayer 

By Fr Craig  Larkin SM, 1943 - 2015

Hesychastic Prayer in the Eastern Church (2)

A spirituality of the ‘heart’ in Christian tradition

As far back as the time of the Desert Fathers, the question was raised: “Where does prayer take place?… More

A School for Prayer (20)

Mind-in-the-heart Prayer 

By Fr Craig  Larkin SM, 1943 - 2015

Hesychastic Prayer in the Eastern Church (1)

The Church of the East

The Church of the East is the part of the Christian Church which developed in the eastern side of the Roman Empire from the 4th century onwards.… More

A School for Prayer (19)

The Way of the Body

St Dominic and the ‘Nine Ways of Prayer’ (2)

What the Nine Ways of Prayer tell us

By Fr Craig  Larkin SM, 1943 - 2015

It is clear that in all these pictures we are seeing Dominic at his private prayer.… More


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