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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Have You Seen a Burning Bush Lately?

by Mary McEntee McGill Today’s prayer will focus on Moses’ discovery of a bush that is burning—a bush that burns but is not consumed...

Can You Relate? Helping teens and tweens to love prayer

Helping teens and tweens to love prayer BY LISA MLADINICH “For I know well the plans I have in mind for you—oracle of the Lord—plans for...

Free download: Praying with the Pope in February for an end to corruption

The Pope’s Prayer Intention for February 2018 Say “No” to Corruption  Pray that people with power have the strength to make good choices   Here's a great prayer...

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Lead us not into temptation…”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP And when he came to the place he said to them, "Pray that you may not enter into temptation."  – Luke 22:40 People, by...

Praying the Hail Mary

BY PAT GOHN The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that Mary, the Mother of God, is truly our Mother "in the order of grace" (see CCC,...

Singing the Psalms — Introducing Chant as Prayer

Kate Daneluk When in need, there will always be an answer in the psalms. Some of the richest encouragement, praise, thanksgiving, history, lament, and petition...

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Deliver us from evil.”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP   “But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one”  – 2 Thessalonians 3:3   The final petition that...

15 Ways to Teach Children to Pray

BY NANCY FLANDERS The single most powerful thing Catholic parents can do for their children is teach them to pray. As catechists, we can also...

A Setting-the-Table Blessing

Here is a Setting the Table Blessing for use with your students or to send home for family use. Bless this table, Lord, where we...

Praying with Gregorian Chant

Suggestions for Getting Started KATE DANELUK About 10 years ago I was reviewing the music program my husband and I had developed for our local Catholic...