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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Be Happy, it’s Easter! A prayer service for the Easter Season

In our culture, Easter is not a celebrated season. After Easter Sunday, little is made of this 50-day period that culminates on Pentecost Sunday....

Advice from the Psalms: 3 Steps for Teens Searching for Purpose

BY BINTA M. PAYE Have you ever wondered why you were born, or what you will be doing 10 years from now? Maybe your interests...

To Forgive Ourselves—A short Lenten prayer service for adults and teens

WILLIAM B. MILLER Editor’s note: While this prayer service can stand alone, it might also be good preparation for adults and teens prior to receiving...

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer – a series

An Introduction to the Our Father and its First Petition JAMES BLANKENSHIP Editor's note: This is the first in a series on the Lord's prayer. Look...

Free download: Praying with the Pope, October 2018, for the mission of religious

The Pope’s Prayer Intention for October 2018 The Mission of Religious Pray for men and women in religious life to be excited about spending time with people...

Beginning the Year Prayer Service: Praying with Pope Francis

Introduction: This is a meaningful prayer service to use during your first class or gathering of the year. Welcome children with the inspiring words...

Prayer of St. John Paul II at Notre Dame, Paris (1980)

Our hearts and prayers here at Bayard, Inc. are with the people of France and with the global Church that weeps at the losses...

Teaching the Lord’s Prayer: “Thy Kingdom Come”

JAMES BLANKENSHIP “For God is king over all the earth; sing hymns of praise. God rules over the nations; God sits upon his holy throne.”...

Prepare Your Hearts — An Advent Prayer Service

SISTER JENADA FANETTI, SDS In this prayer service, Jeremiah, Ruth, and John the Baptist come to life and share their stories to urge children to...

An Examination of Conscience using the New Testament

JARED DEES  In preparation for the sacrament of penance and reconciliation, most of us use an examination of conscience inspired by the Ten Commandments in...