Reconcile with God and Others: The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Jesus deeply desires a personal, daily relationship with each one of us, to give us the love of the Father, that we may live in His peace and grace forever. But all of the little (and not-so-little) ways we turn from Him chip away at the relationship we have with the Lord. Jesus wants toContinue reading “Reconcile with God and Others: The Sacrament of Reconciliation”

Married: Praying As A Couple

Did you know couples who worship together each Sunday and regularly pray together at home report a greater marital stability and happiness in their marriage. Praying together can sound awkward, but it really is the key to a thriving marriage. How can a married couple be more intentional about and more comfortable with praying together?Continue reading “Married: Praying As A Couple”

To Jesus Through Mary: Praying the Rosary

The rosary can be a powerful prayer to Jesus, through His mother, Mary. It is a meditative prayer that begins with the recitation of the Apostle’s Creed, an Our Father, three Hail Mary’s and a Glory Be. Then there are five decades which each begin and end with an Our Father and Glory Be, and haveContinue reading “To Jesus Through Mary: Praying the Rosary”

How to Pray the Rosary

Best Use:To familiarize yourself with the structure and prayers used to pray the rosary. Nutritional Value:The repetition in the rosary is meant to lead one into restful and contemplative prayer of Jesus’ life. The gentle repetition of the words helps us to enter into the silence of ourhearts, where Christ’s spirit dwells. The Rosary canContinue reading “How to Pray the Rosary”

Adore Jesus: Eucharistic Adoration

When Catholics say they are “going to Adoration,” they are typically referring to Eucharistic Adoration. In the most basic terms, this is the worship of Jesus’ Presence in the Eucharist outside of the Mass. Adoration is a quiet time spent in prayer with Jesus. A Consecrated Host is placed in the center of a sacredContinue reading “Adore Jesus: Eucharistic Adoration”