Questions and Answers

2754. How often must we remember God according to St Gregory of Nazianzus? (CCC 2697) According to St Gregory of Nazianzus (before AD 400) we must remember God more often than we draw breath.
2755. What are the major times of prayer in the Church? (CCC 2698) The major times of prayer in the Church are:
1. morning and evening prayer
2. grace before and after meals
3. the Liturgy of the Hours
4. Sunday
5. the cycle of the liturgical year and its great feasts.
2756. What are the three major expressions of prayer? (CCC 2699) The three major expressions of prayer are vocal, meditative and contemplative prayer.