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The Jesus Prayer: A Means to Encounter God

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on July 11, 2012

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On retreat I found myself praying the Jesus Prayer as I crocheted a baby blanket. The words fell in sync with my stitches: “Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” We inherited this prayer from the desert fathers of the fourth or fifth century. People today still treasure it as a way […]

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