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published: 11/29/13



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Catholic Catechisms: Christian Prayer

Christian Prayer

PART FOUR: CHRISTIAN PRAYER

SECTION ONE PRAYER IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE

CHAPTER ONE: THE REVELATION OF PRAYER - THE UNIVERSAL CALL TO PRAYER
Article 1 IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
IN BRIEF

Article 2 IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME
IN BRIEF

Article 3 IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH
I. Blessing and Adoration
II. Prayer of Petition
III. Prayer of Intercession
IV. Prayer of Thanksgiving
V. Prayer of Praise
IN BRIEF

CHAPTER TWO: THE TRADITION OF PRAYER
Article 1 AT THE WELLSPRINGS OF PRAYER
IN BRIEF

Article 2 THE WAY OF PRAYER
IN BRIEF

Article 3 GUIDES FOR PRAYER
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CHAPTER THREE THE LIFE OF PRAYER
Article 1 EXPRESSIONS OF PRAYER
I. Vocal prayer
II. Meditation
III. Contemplative Prayer
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Article 2 THE BATTLE OF PRAYER
I. Objections to Prayer
II. Humble Vigilance of Heart
III. Filial Trust
IV. Perservering in Love

Article 3 THE PRAYER OF THE HOUR OF JESUS
IN BRIEF

SECTION TWO THE LORD'S PRAYER

Article 1 "THE SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE GOSPEL"
I. At the Center of the Scriptures
II. The Lord's Prayer
III. The Prayer of the Church
IN BRIEF

Article 2 "OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN"
I. "We Dare To Say"
II. Abba - "Father!"
III. "Our" Father
IV. "Who Art in Heaven"
IN BRIEF

Article 3 THE SEVEN PETITIONS
I. "Hallowed be Thy Name"
II. "Thy Kingdom Come"
III. "Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It is in Heaven"
IV. "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread"
V. "And Forgive Us Our Trespasses, as We Forgive Those Who Trespass AGAINST US"
VI. "And Lead Us not into Temptation"

Article 4 THE FINAL DOXOLOGY
IN BRIEF