View Preview Meditations Before Mass by Romano Guardini Format Choose an optioneBookLeatherette Quantity Meditations Before Mass quantity Add to cart The profound wisdom found in this Romano Guardini classic will help you to quiet your soul, concentrate your mind, and grow more receptive to God's grace in the Holy Mass.Written for ordinary Catholics who are struggling to become closer to Christ, Meditations Before Mass is full of wisdom and yet offers practical, straightforward advice that will help you overcome distractions and restlessness while leading you into a more enriching experience when you enter into Holy Communion with God.Over fifty years ago, Msgr. Romano Guardini resolved to help his parishioners move beyond the petty hindrances to full participation in the Mass—hindrances to which we are all prone. Just before Mass each Sunday, he gave a brief talk on some aspect of the Mass, teaching them week by week, topic by topic, how to prepare themselves to participate more prayerfully.So helpful were these 32 talks that they were soon published and have since been reprinted countless times in numerous countries and languages, helping generations of Catholics to deepen their devotion during Mass.In these pages, you'll discover:What to do when Mass becomes boring and "routine"How to achieve a genuine—not superficial—stillnessThe one indispensible element for a deep liturgical lifeHow to gain control over your wandering attentionOne tendency we must overcome when listening to Scripture readingsThe real meaning of "keeping holy" the Sabbath—and its special importance for the familyThe importance of listening, and the inner barriers that prevent itWhy it's good to arrive early at Mass whenever possibleThe true significance of standing and kneeling in churchAnd dozens of other practical ways to enrich your worship Endorsements Anyone wishing to delve deeply into the meaning of the Holy Mass will want to own this book. To read this book is to move to the most profound levels of the liturgy...Among Guardini s many talents is a remarkable ability to formulate succinct and illuminating definitions.Ellaine HallettYou will encounter in these reflections one of the most important spiritual writes of this century.Fr. Henri NouwenI encourage you to prayerfully read these reflections to help you participate more fruitfully in the Mass, the 'source and summit of the whole Christian life.Most Rev. Samuel AquilaInsightful and inspiring.Rev. Michael Scanlan Details Pages 208 ISBN or UPC 978-1-622821-66-2 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU 1662 SKU d21679 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Making a Holy Lent The Roman Catacombs Relics from the Crucifixion The Way of the Cross The Cries of Jesus from the Cross
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