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How To Start A Prayer Journal

How To Start A Prayer Journal

   Do you find yourself getting distracted during mental prayer? Does your mind wander? Do you ever have a problem that you wish you could just vent to someone but it is too personal to share? Perhaps you are just yearning to develop your relationship with God but you find it difficult to make time […]

Prayer Directory

Prayer Directory

  The following prayer directory is a list of all the prayers and devotions we have compiled on the site so far. We hope you find these useful for maintaining your prayer personal and family prayer lives.   Short Prayers Act Of Contrition (Long Version) The Angelus Bedtime Prayer Grace Before and After Meals Guardian […]

Mark This Important Day! World Day of Prayer For The Care of Creation

Mark This Important Day! World Day of Prayer For The Care of Creation

  Tuesday 1st September is the World day of prayer for the Care of Creation. Here are a few suggestions for you and your family to mark this important day. Attend mass. Start reading Laudato Si’. Share an inspirational paragraph of Laudato Si to a friend. Gather together with family to praise God for his […]

Devotions for the Days of the Week and Months of the Year

Devotions for the Days of the Week and Months of the Year

  A few months back I was staring at my ‘Divine Mercy Calendar’ which hangs on the back of the toilet door, like I do every day at some point or another, and I learnt something. Forgive me if I am way behind the curve here, but I just noticed that every month is dedicated […]

Be Thankful For Your Crosses

Be Thankful For Your Crosses

  We all have our crosses to bear in this life and some are more obvious than others. But, as much as it is hard to be happy about them, we should be thankful for our crosses because it is from carrying the cross of Christ that we receive many blessings. Below are some of […]

Holy Week: Fasting For God

Holy Week: Fasting For God

  Good Friday is a day where, like Ash Wednesday, we fast between meals and abstain from eating meat. This week is also an opportunity to fast from any activities that take our attention and focus away from Christ and the living out of our vocation. Over the course of Lent we have fasted from many activities […]

Holy Week: Passion And Prayers

Holy Week: Passion And Prayers

   Light the red candle this week. Offer this prayer for Holy Week: Mother or child: (From the words of Pope Pius XII On the Sacred Liturgy,) Dearly beloved, in Holy Week, when the most bitter sufferings of Jesus Christ are put before us by the liturgy, the Church invites us to come to Calvary […]

Lent week 1: Create A Lenten Wreath

Lent week 1: Create A Lenten Wreath

  Advent wreaths and calendars are a fairly common approach to preparing for Christmas, but during Lent it can be more difficult to keep our eyes focused on Easter when we have less visual reminders of the season that we are in. Here are two simple ideas to create a suitable visual reminder in your […]

Kids iPhone Prayer Cue

Kids iPhone Prayer Cue

  This kids iPhone prayer cue is an easy craft idea I used to use when I taught Kindergarten scripture in the state school in my parish. The assistant priest had spoken to the class on prayer and used the analogy that prayer is like making a call to God on our mobile phone. Mobile […]

A Post Advent Reflection

A Post Advent Reflection

  A post advent reflection. This past advent was our first in our own home. Previous years: 2011 – our first advent and Christmas was in France with my husband’s family, 2012 – our first with our baby daughter, staying at my parents’ then moving out, with our wedding and in-laws visiting, 2013 – moving […]