Jesus needs souls who listen to him in silence.
Saint Rafael Arnaiz

Virtual Retreat on Prayer January 29 & 30, 2022

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Our Lady of the Angels Monastery is a community of Trappist-Cistercian nuns. Our life is wholly ordered to contemplation. We journey together towards an ever closer personal union with Christ, through mutual care, a balanced life of prayer, work and study, according to our Cistercian tradition, in communion with the Church and in intercession for the world.
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How to Pray with Persistence and Not Lose Heart
When we pray and pray asking for something, and God doesn’t grant our request, it’s easy to begin to wonder:
Am I doing something wrong? Am I asking for the wrong thing or not in the right way?
Why does Jesus tell us to pray always and not to lose heart? Why is it not enough to ask God once? 
In Luke 11: 5-13 and 18: 1-8 we find two invitations to persistence in prayer. How can we do it?