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St. Catherine of Siena
The Dialogue of Saint Catherine

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1 Intro, 0| purified and sublimated by prayer, imposed itself on popes 2 1, 1 | exercising herself in humble prayer, after she had seen the 3 1, 1 | of humble and continuous prayer, founded on knowledge of 4 1, 1 | herself and of God; because prayer, exercising her in the above 5 1, 1 | when she was lifted up in prayer, with great elevation of 6 1, 1 | in doctrine, example, or prayer, to her neighbor, if she 7 1, 1 | Church; the third a general prayer for the whole world, and 8 1, 4 | sins. So that, by means of prayer, and their desire of serving 9 1, 4 | obtained by the desire and prayer of the recipient. Wherefore, 10 1, 6 | help him spiritually, with prayer, counseling him with words, 11 1, 6 | to help him by means of prayer and holy desire offered 12 1, 6 | these corpses, so that, by prayer, the bands of their death 13 2, 1 | of humble and continuous prayer, which all should pay to 14 2, 6 | by humble and continued prayer, by the sweat and the tears 15 2, 37 | abandon the exercise of holy prayer and their other good works, 16 2, 38 | Sometimes she seeks Me in prayer, wishing to know My power, 17 2, 40 | in humble and continual prayer, until they had received 18 2, 40 | in watching and continued prayer, and not only with physical, 19 2, 40 | continues to pray with the prayer of holy desire, which is 20 2, 40 | desire, which is a continued prayer, and also with actual prayer, 21 2, 40 | prayer, and also with actual prayer, which she practices at 22 3 | A TREATISE OF PRAYER ~ 23 3, 1 | here begins the Treatise of Prayer. ~ 24 3, 1 | in watching and constant prayer, separated entirely from 25 3, 1 | be, nor rises from holy prayer, for any reason except ( 26 3, 1 | reason ought she to leave off prayer, for, during the time ordained 27 3, 1 | during the time ordained for prayer, the Devil is wont to arrive 28 3, 1 | soul is not occupied in prayer. This he does in order that 29 3, 1 | does in order that holy prayer may become tedious to the 30 3, 1 | with these words: 'This prayer avails you nothing, for 31 3, 1 | abandon the exercise of prayer, which is a weapon with 32 3, 2 | proceeds from vocal to mental prayer, and a vision is related 33 3, 2 | continual, and faithful prayer, the soul acquires, with 34 3, 2 | persevere and never abandon prayer, either through the illusion 35 3, 2 | purpose of preventing the prayer of the soul. All of this 36 3, 2 | that soul and to Me is holy prayer, made in the house of knowledge 37 3, 2 | self-knowledge with holy prayer, where imperfections are 38 3, 2 | remained in watching and prayer, lost their imperfection 39 3, 2 | ardor and nourishment from prayer, if she pray only vocally, 40 3, 2 | soul should abandon vocal prayer, since it does not seem 41 3, 2 | they are called to mental prayer, I should reply 'No.' The 42 3, 2 | so also is it with her prayer. She should nevertheless 43 3, 2 | nevertheless continue in vocal prayer, while she is yet imperfect, 44 3, 2 | without joining them to mental prayer, that is to say, that while 45 3, 2 | goodness, and then vocal prayer will be of use to the soul 46 3, 2 | from the vocal imperfect prayer, exercised with perseverance, 47 3, 2 | perseverance, at perfect mental prayer; but if she simply aims 48 3, 2 | for vocal abandons mental prayer, she will never arrive at 49 3, 2 | she should abandon vocal prayer; then, My visitation past, 50 3, 2 | in any other case, vocal prayer should be immediately abandoned 51 3, 2 | for the said cause. Vocal prayer, made in the way that I 52 3, 2 | perseverance, she will taste prayer in truth, and the food of 53 3, 2 | they taste by means of holy prayer, little or much, according 54 3, 2 | You see then, that perfect prayer is not attained to through 55 3, 2 | together mental and vocal prayer, for, even as the active 56 3, 2 | Although vocal or mental prayer can be understood in many 57 3, 2 | holy desire is a continual prayer, in this sense that a good 58 3, 2 | occasion actually appointed for prayer in addition to the continual 59 3, 2 | addition to the continual prayer of holy desire, wherefore 60 3, 2 | desire, wherefore vocal prayer will be made at the appointed 61 3, 2 | neighbor, is virtually a prayer, although it does not replace 62 3, 2 | although it does not replace a prayer which one should make oneself 63 3, 2 | reason that I told you that prayer was made in many ways, that 64 3, 2 | ways, that is, that actual prayer may be united with mental 65 3, 2 | may be united with mental prayer if made with the affection 66 3, 2 | charity is itself continual prayer. I have now told you how 67 3, 2 | now told you how mental prayer is reached by exercise and 68 3, 2 | perseverance, and by leaving vocal prayer for mental when I visit 69 3, 2 | spoken to you of common prayer, that is, of vocal prayer 70 3, 2 | prayer, that is, of vocal prayer in general, made outside 71 3, 2 | neighbor, with good-will, is prayer. The enclosed soul should 72 3, 2 | therefore spur herself on with prayer, and when she has arrived 73 3, 3 | in humble and continual prayer, awaiting the coming of 74 3, 3 | in humble and continual prayer and holy and true desire." ~ 75 3, 16 | against the Christians, at the prayer of St. Stephen. See truly, 76 3, 17 | to see the subjects of my prayer, in one I find (in the course 77 3, 17 | find (in the course of my prayer) a well-disposed mind, a 78 3, 23 | renders this soul attentive to prayer, replying to one of the 79 3, 27 | him by the ministration of prayer, as I said to you in another 80 3, 28 | amorous desires with continual prayer, and the doctrine of words, 81 3, 29 | strive with love and holy prayer to re-clothe them, washing 82 3, 30 | and humble and continual prayer. The will of his senses 83 3, 32 | and thanking GOD, made a prayer for the Holy Church. ~ 84 3, 32 | with humble and continual prayer. Now I beg of You that You 85 3, 32 | for their sakes. Grant the prayer of those, Eternal Father 86 4, 5 | obtained it rather by means of prayer than by human study. He 87 4, 5 | applied himself to nothing but prayer, preaching, and disputation 88 4, 6 | nobles, without watching or prayer. This and many other things 89 4, 6 | watchfulness and continued prayer. ~ 90 4, 6 | seculars by his words and by prayer, and by every means by which 91 4, 6 | with humble and continual prayer, and when, through the illusion 92 4, 6 | resisting by watching and humble prayer, fixing the eye of his intellect 93 4, 6 | darkness of his mind, mental prayer is impossible, he recites 94 4, 8 | Disobedience. He does not watch in prayer, and not only does he omit 95 4, 8 | only does he omit mental prayer, but even the Divine office 96 4, 9 | though you should never leave prayer, except for necessity, charity, 97 4, 10 | and humble and continual prayer I will do mercy to the world. 98 4, 11 | and praising God, makes prayer for the whole world and 99 Lette, 0| vespers, at the time of her prayer, she had so violent a stroke 100 Lette, 0| such application of mind to prayer that the frequency of the 101 Lette, 0| fervent that one hour spent in prayer by her reduced that dear 102 Lette, 0| persist for two whole days in prayer. Meanwhile, every morning, 103 Lette, 0| she would place herself in prayer, so remaining until vespers, 104 Lette, 0| with many other formulas of prayer both humble and devout, 105 Lette, 0| with continuous and humble prayer in Your presence, nor have 106 Lette, 0| turned herself straightway to prayer. ~ 107 Lette, 0| virgin from the fervor of her prayer; and, approaching her end, 108 Lette, 0| all, and thus continued in prayer to the end of her life for 109 Lette, 0| greatest need of the help of prayer. May Almighty God preserve


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