8.5 Are there Catholic techniques for meditation, breathing, calming my mind, becoming quiet, and dealing with distractions?
The aim of Christian prayer is to open ourselves to the presence of God, which is very different from oriental forms of meditation, which in general do not search to connect to the divine. There are various Catholic methods to help you be open to God.
Saint Jerome withdrew into the desert to live for God alone, and became a great scholar of the Bible. The Bible can help you very much in your prayer, and there are various techniques to do so. Are you ready to find the best way to pray for you?