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Friday, November 27, 2020

Grow Closer to God

An adaptable prayer service to prepare for Penance or other occasions DEANNA BARTALINI A new calendar year begins, and it presents a wonderful opportunity to...

Sr. Josephine Garrett on “Daily Bread Discernment” (8-min. video)

Sr. Josephine Garrett discusses “Daily Bread Discernment” and offers a beautiful talk based on developing a healthy discernment for our vocation.   Photo courtesy of OSV...

Our Call Is to Love — a prayer service about vocations

A prayer service about vocations for grades three to five DEANNA BARTALINI Often when we talk about vocations, we somehow get to the question: “What am...

Praying with the Bible: Ignatian Meditation — a 5 min. video from Catholic Central

From the vault at Catholic Central, a good suggestion and a brief overview of learning how to pray with the Bible using Ignatian Meditation....

Teaching Children How to P.R.A.Y.

Praise, Repent, Ask, and You CLAIRE MCGARRY What should I pray for?” my six-year-old daughter, Jocelyn, leaned over and asked as we knelt down in...

A Prayer to Overcome Racism (English and Spanish versions)

The USCCB website posted this sharable prayer to overcome racism. It is available in English and Spanish. Click here for a downloadable PDF.   Image credit: Photo...

When You Dislike Family Prayer Time

COLLEEN R. VERMEULEN To be completely honest, I often don’t enjoy praying with my children. There. I said it. Now, this might sound ridiculous. I mean,...

Prayer Rocks

Let these decorated rocks prompt children to prayer.  SARA JONCKHEERE Editor's Note: This craft can be used by parents at home during this time. Perhaps the...

Keeping the Faith Incarnational (even under quarantine)

JONATHAN F. SULLIVAN For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became...

An Act of Spiritual Communion

When Catholics who may be impeded from attending Mass and receiving Communion, due to illness, or other reasons, the Catholic tradition of praying a...