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Three Moments of the Day
Praying with the Heart of Jesus
Author: Christopher S. Collins, S.J.
Foreword by: James Kubicki, S.J.
Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Imprint: Ave Maria Press
On-sale date: September 22, 2014
On the strength of the Apostleship of Prayer’s worldwide reach, retreat master Christopher Collins introduces a powerful approach to both the Sacred Heart devotion and classic Ignatian spirituality.
In the tradition of Michael Gaitley’s bestselling 33 Days to Morning Glory, Three Moments of the Day presents a classic Catholic tradition in a way that is fresh and compelling. Jesuit retreat master Christopher Collins introduces three simple, yet powerful prayer habits that are at the foundation of both the Sacred Heart devotion and Ignatian spirituality and that assist the reader in turning intentionally toward the Sacred Heart of Christ.
In Three Moments of the Day, Collins guides readers through the morning offering, evening reflection, and how to ponder the gift of the Eucharist throughout the day.
Features & Benefits:
- Known as “the pope’s prayer group,” the Apostleship of Prayer has worldwide reach with more than 50 million visits logged to its website apostleshipofprayer.org.
- In the United States, the Apostleship of Prayer reaches tens of thousands of US Catholics on a regular basis through retreats, missions, and media.
- Collins’s book provides simple spiritual tools to help readers cultivate the habit of daily prayer in a way that is accessible, adaptable, and appealing.
"Nourishment for the soul!"
“In today’s frenetic world, keeping the Lord’s commandment to "pray without ceasing” has never been more challenging. Father Collins shows us how we can meet this challenge in an elegant and practical introduction to the Apostleship of Prayer. Three Moments of the Day is nourishment for the soul, a welcome companion on the journey of faith."
Matt Malone, S.J.
President & Editor in Chief
"Explores the simple and profound spirituality."
“In this book, Fr. Christopher Collins, S.J., explores the simple and profound spirituality of the Apostleship of Prayer. He describes the three moments of prayer that allow us to walk closely with God . . . three moments of the day that make life worthwhile. They give us a meaning and purpose beyond anything else, because by means of them we are fulfilling our destiny.”
James Kubicki, S.J.
National Director, Apostleship of Prayer
From the Foreword
"A dynamic and entertaining invitation to the Church."
"Fr. Chris Collins, S.J., has written a dynamic and entertaining invitation to the Church: let Jesus love us and heal us at the depth of our wounds. Collins carries this message of healing to us in joy and with a spiritual energy that is lodged in his mastery of the spiritual tradition of Catholicism. Here, in this accessible source, we can encounter the fire of the Sacred Heart, a fire of love searching for us all."
Deacon James Keating, PhD
Director of Theological Formation
Institute for Priestly Formation
Creighton University, Omaha, NE
"An engaging book!"
"Fr. Collins has written an engaging book that shows us how to incorporate classic practices of prayer into active lives today. This simple yet profound program of three moments a day will bless all who undertake it. In this book, a rich spiritual content is conveyed in heartfelt and accessible language."
Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V.
Author of The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide to Everyday Living
"Practical, warm, and humorous narrative."
"In Three Moments of the Day, Fr. Collins shines Ignatian light upon praying throughout the day to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. His practical, warm and humorous narrative draws the reader along from one profound insight to the next as we enjoy his straightforward directions for opening our hearts more fully to Our Lord. This book will touch your heart. Begin reading it today, and try to live it always."
Ellen Mary Raster
St. Mary's Visitation Parish, Milwaukee
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