How can one pray for faith when one has none?


#1

If the virtue of faith is a prerequisite for efficacious prayer, then how can one pray for faith when one has none? Isn’t that a circularity?


#2

Hi,

To pray for faith is an expression of at least some faith that one already has. What one is praying for is actually and increase of faith. You have more faith than you know.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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