Walking the Sacred Path
Spiritual Exercises for Today
Pray. Reflect. Grow. 30 exercises designed to build a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Modeled after the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Dan's book challenges us to engage the gospel stories with both heart and mind through a simple, step-by-step process:
- Preparation for prayer
- Brief reflection
- Questions designed to fully immerse the reader into the Scripture
- Closing prayer
- Sacred song suggestions for each exercise
Written in a language that is both welcoming and accessible, these exercises are centered around using the simplicity of contemplation as a way to build a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Enter into the Scripture
Through contemplative prayer, as Dan describes in his book, "a person uses the power of imagination to enter into the story of Jesus as presented in the Scripture. We allow ourselves to become one of the people in the Bible story, to see, hear, smell, taste and respond to what is going on."
Each exercise is paired with a song from Dan's collection
Dan's music has helped enhance the prayer experience for people around the world. With this in mind, each exercise is followed by a suggested piece of music from his extensive collection. These songs can be used as a way to calm the soul, a reminder throughout the day, or not at all. Whichever the reader chooses, the goal remains the same: to slowly incorporate prayer into the rest of our everyday lives.
For parish staff, catechists and individuals
Walking the Sacred Path is an invaluable way for parish staff, catechists and individuals to experience God with the same prayerful soul that has been the unmistakable trademark of Dan's music.
Also available: MP3 Playlist and Two-Disc Companion Set of 30 songs composed and specifically selected by Dan himself.