#2 Structure of Daily Prayer Life – Going Deeper in Prayer – Fr Byrd – CONF 579

By April 3, 2022May 7th, 2023Conferences

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Fr. Jerry Byrd gives the 2nd of five talks in his weekend retreat, "Going Deeper in Prayer," where he explains the structure of a Daily Prayer Life, including a daily schedule, types of prayer, and Fr Bartunek's four C's of Mental Prayer.

Notes:

Spend an hour in prayer but not all at once

Half an hour is enough

4 Areas

mental prayer - needs a relationship with God

Rosary

How to do Mental Prayer

Teresa is simple

Ligouri Three stages

Fr Bartunek's four C's of Mental Prayer: https://www.catholic365.com/article/6491/mental-prayer-how-to-do-it.html

1 Concentration - Silence, turn to God, Disposition to listen

2 Consider  Read something spiritual, Consider what God is saying

3 Converse

4 Commit  to growth in virtue

Finally, think  high and ask for help in living it

Fr. Jerry Byrd is the pastor of St. Ann and St. Joseph, Jennings County, and St. Mary, North Vernon, in the Indianapolis Diocese. https://www.archindy.org/staff/priests/byrd-jerry.html

Also on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/m-QaPcflGnI

Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdIJPPuG7T0&list=PLejh_e0-LN4wxanhJZjTowGEXgcM84L5

From the Mother of the Retreat Redeemer Retreat Center: https://maryschildren.com/retreats/

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