Making Prayer a Priority
How does one grow in faith and their relationship with the person of Jesus? A good first step is to nurture the practice of frequent prayer - our conversation with God.
Enjoy the short video series from
Catholics Come Home
as we grow together as disciples of Christ.
Want to become a better evangelist and spiritual leader at home and in your community?
Need a few more resources to help you focus on your prayer life?
Sign up for
Pray More Novenas
, a great email reminder service to help you pray novenas year-round.
We love these books:
Thirsting for Prayer
, which will help you develop a richer prayer life.
Learn how to
Pray Like a Saint
in this talk from Lighthouse Catholic Media.
The month of October each year is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary. This is primarily due to the fact that the liturgical feast of
Our Lady of the Rosary
is celebrated annually on October 7. While it might be beyond a lot of people right now to consider getting the recently-announced "
", it can be helpful to know how to pray this vital prayer of the Church. A useful guide for the prayers as well as a Scriptural context for each Mystery can be found at
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It is simply impossible to lead, without the aid of prayer, a virtuous life.
St. John Chrysostom
Our FORMED Recommendation for the Week
Video (29 minutes) -
The Mass: A life-Giving Prayer
Come with Brother Francis as he celebrates the life-changing power of the Mass in this inspirational and instructive presentation!
This episode includes:
"The Celebration of the Mass"—an animated representation of what happens during the Mass and our encounter with Jesus as we celebrate this wonderful gift of God
"With a Heart of Praise"—a moving prayer-song that expresses our gratitude to God
"The Parable of the Publican and the Sinner"—a moving, animated depiction of Jesus's teaching on humility and forgiveness
Rich in instruction and inspiration, Brother Francis: The Mass is a unique way of helping children experience the presence of Christ as they attend Mass.
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Fr. Ed Blanchett
on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:00PM