Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Br. Charles - Contemplative Prayer-part2

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In his reflection on Contemplative Prayer Pope Francis quotes from the Curé of Ars: "Contemplation is a gaze of faith, fixed on Jesus. I look at him and he looks at me"

Br. Charles meditates" "Adoration, wordless adoration which is the most eloquent form of praise - that wordless adoration which contains the most passionate declaration of love"