How do we learn to pray? When and where does prayer begin? We learn from our parents, families, and church communities. For many of us, it begins when we are very young, seeing those around us pray before meals and before bed. That is the beginning of our teaching, a basic catechesis, in the school of prayer. We realize that it is something we do, like eating or bathing. It is normal for us.
But learning to pray goes farther. The ...