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Author QuotedGodefroid Belorgey
Title QuotedPratique de l'oraison mentale. T1: Oraisons ordinaires. T2 Oraisons mystiques
Date (Year/Month/Day)1947/03/30
ImprintParis : Cerf. 1945 resp. 1946
QuotationThere Dom Godefroid [Belorgey]'s Chapters in the morning generally have something in them to keep souls directed to contemplative prayer. This is good. One thing that struck me about Dom Godefroid's book [Pratique de l'oraison mentale (Paris, 1945-46)] of which I read bits of the second volume on mystical prayer was that it seemed rather light and thin. But at least it issomething.
JournalEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 54
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