Tag: Jesus Prayer

The Jesus Prayer and the Way of <i>This</i> Pilgrim
Christian Practice

The Jesus Prayer and the Way of This Pilgrim

Русский As an Eastern Catholic, I find tremendous solidarity with Orthodox Christians. One of these areas of commonality is our love for the Jesus Prayer. I discovered the Jesus Prayer in an unlikely place and from an unlikely source. In 2010, during my first year of the Jesuit Novitiate, I borrowed JD Salinger’s Franny and…

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Night Vigil for Insomniacs
Christian Practice

Night Vigil for Insomniacs An Ancient Christian Practice and an Aid during Sleeplessness

The stress of 2020 through the present has caused many, including myself, to lose sleep. I cannot count the number of nights I have laid awake for more than an hour, and I often don’t fall back asleep until minutes before my alarm is set to go off. One sleepless night, I remembered a spiritual…

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