In the Midst of Our Storms: Opening Ourselves to Christ in the Liturgy
By Rev. Roc O'Connor SJ
Fr. Roc draws upon his many years as a priest,
liturgist and hymn writer (St. Louis Jesuits) to present a Eucharistic
spirituality that integrates each part of our lives. Fr. Roc calls this
Liturgical Contemplative Practice which aids worshippers in becoming
consciously present to the Real Presence.
Through this method believers discover how Word, gesture, and symbol
guide them to encounter the Risen Christ and to journey where the liturgy calls
them. By bringing their resistances and vulnerabilities into their relationship
with God they become present not only to Christ, but to those they are here to
Paperback/5 3/8" x
7"/ 128 pages.
"A beautiful invitation into the riches of the liturgical life,
presented in a way that will appeal to both priest celebrants and congregations
alike, and that will enable all the faithful to more fully, actively, and
consciously encounter Christ in worship and prayer." James Martin,
"You will need an open heart when you open this book. Roc O'Connor will
guide you through the landscape of the liturgy and the terrain of the spirit.
As shepherd and poet, he leads a journey that will lighten your cares and
enlighten your prayers." Paul Turner