The first weekend when the churches were closed because of the pandemic, my family decided to sing a few hymns prior to watching Mass online. My daughter later put up a short video on Twitter with the hashtag #ChurchAtHome. That was the beginning of my domestic church practicing Church at home. We often hear […]
According to the French Philosopher Nicolas Malebranche, “attention is the natural prayer of the soul.” Since studying requires an attentive mind, it follows that studying may be a form of prayer. Therefore, the perpetual student is simply praying without ceasing.
Psalms play a significant role in Christian worship. As a cantor in the Roman Catholic church, even though I have led congregations in Responsorial Psalms during Mass for years, I struggle with making Psalms a meaningful part of my prayer life. Therefore, I am sharing the following notes on Praying with Psalms that I gathered […]