Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The real prayer lives of Catholics



Private practices: The real prayer lives of Catholics 
When was the last time you talked to anyone about your prayer life? Six Catholics open up about how they talk--and listen--to God each day.

Prayer can be mysterious--in particular, other people's prayer can be mysterious. After all, it's typically a silent and solitary experience, and it's not unusual for the closest of friends to skirt the subject. Even when Catholics gather for Mass, it's impossible to know exactly what's going on with one's fellow worshippers. The serene look on the face of the woman sitting one pew over suggests a deep and fruitful prayer life-but what would she say if someone asked? Read more.

Be sure not to miss our other feature articles, essays, and reviews from our November issue. Once you've taken a look, be sure to let us know what you thought and send us a letter to the editor.

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