Finbar Lynch SJ
Publisher: Messenger Publications
This book had its beginnings in a series of ten-minute talks on prayer to help retreatants at Manresa Retreat House in Dublin. The author has reworked the talks for a wider audience and in particular for those who want to develop their own personal prayer.
The heart of the book is in chapters four to twelve, and drawn from directions to retreatants on how to pray during an silent retreat.
The first three chapters are introductory; on prayer as journey, on images of God and on right desire in prayer. The last five chapters focus on review of prayer, guidance for follow up prayer,the siign of the cross as prayer, and how to bring a prayerful retreat to a fruitful close.