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”
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”
Bedtime Blessing Best Use:As a bedtime prayer activity with young children Nutritional Value:A fun way to share a story and a prayer with your child.
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”
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”
The Stations of the Cross refers to the depiction of the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus, and the devotion commemorating the Passion. Often, the Stations of the Cross is an action prayer with people walking to fourteen different stations and stopping to pray at each one. At each station we use our senses andContinue reading “Walk With Jesus: Stations of the Cross”
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”
Best Use:To help children participate and pray during Eucharistic Adoration.
A Prayer to Start your Day Best Use:To help you start your day grounded in prayer. Nutritional Value:Helps you start your day by offering everything you have to Jesus. Focuses your day and sets you off on the right foot.