The Ways Of Mental Prayer
by the Rev. Dom Vitalis Lehodey
One of the Church's greatest classics on mental prayer, highly commended by Fr. Garrigou-Lagrance and Pope St. Pius X. Concentrates on the beginning stages of mental prayer up through the "prayer of quiet," but also goes into the higher levels. Describes the passage from ordinary prayer to mystical prayer, which is the giant step in the spiritual life. Explains how to meditate, the prayer of simplicity, consolations and dryness, success and failure in mental prayer, advantages of mental prayer, passive purification and much more.