Mindful Prayer with Sacred Reading, Music and Meditation 

Mindful prayer is possible by combining a mindfulness exercise with Contemplative prayer in the Christian tradition. To pray the Holy Hour in silence with mindful awareness in the Christian Contemplative tradition click on the blue links below:

Mindfulness (optional)

  • Listen to a mindfulness body scan exercise (mindfulness)

Contemplative Prayer (Lectio Divina)

  • Listen to a Sacred reading and reflect on its meaning  (lectio)
  • Meditate in silence using a method from the Christian tradition  (meditatio)
  • Listen or recite the Lord’s Prayer in your chosen language (oratio)

Click below to hear Bernard McGinn describe the historical teachings on Lectio Divina


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