Contemplative Prayer

The Rule (Article 8): As Jesus was the true worshipper of the Father, so let prayer and contemplation be the soul of all they are and do.
[see: Vatican II Apostolicam Actuositatem – Decree on the Apostolate of Laity, 4]

Francis: text(s) follows

Clare: text(s) follows

Bonaventure: text follows

Bernardino of Siena: text follows

St Bernard of Clairvaux On the Stages of Contemplation

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