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Is prayer a selfish activity?

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Mercy McNab | Aleteia

Philip Kosloski - published on 08/30/18

Prayer is much more complex than what meets the eye.

The book The Soul of the Apostolate contains within it a host of spiritual truths that provoke deep thought and prayer. Several popes have recommended it over the years. Written by French Trappist monk Dom Jean-Baptiste Chautard, the book answers many common questions about prayer and teaches a person a more holistic view of life.

Below are several excerpts from this profound book, in which Chautard responds to the question, “Is prayer a selfish activity?” 


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