Day 187 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on Types of Prayer (Part XI)

Saturday, September 19, 2020 – Yesterday we walked though going to Confession and showed how it goes through each of the expressions and forms of prayer. Today we want to do that for the Mass. Now, the Mass has a lot more “stuff” to it, so I will be pulling out examples rather than a Read More

Day 186 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on Types of Prayer (Part X)

Friday, September 18, 2020 – Over the next two days I am going to cover specific “times of prayer,” for lack of a better phrase. Basically, I want to take two very important “things” we do as Catholics—going to Confession and going to Mass—and talk about how the expressions of prayer and the forms of Read More

Day 180 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on Types of Prayer (Part IV)

Saturday, September 12, 2020 – Today we cover the last of our three expressions of prayer CONTEMPLATIVE (INTERNAL) PRAYER. This is probably the most difficult of the three to understand because it not saying prayers (vocal) or thinking about God’s Truth (meditative). The absolute shortest definition of contemplative prayer is simply being with God. Or, Read More

Day 179 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on Types of Prayer (Part III)

Friday, September 11, 2020 – Oh good! You’re back for more of our Super Basic Primer on Prayer! Woot! Today and tomorrow we will be covering INTERNAL PRAYER. Today’s topic is MEDITATIVE prayer, and tomorrow we will cover contemplative prayer. For the record, our older sources do not separate out meditative vs. contemplative prayer, but Read More

Day 177 – Mrs. Flusche’s Super Basic Primer on Types of Prayer (Part I)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 – A lot of Catholics have trouble with prayer: what is it? How do you do it? Why do we need it? Etc. Well, the “why” we covered a few days ago (Friday, September 4, 2020) when we talked about the Three Eminent Good Works. For that not-so-in-depth exposé, see: Mrs. Read More