Tag Archives: prayer

Petitioning God

How do we ask things of God? On his comment a bit earlier tonight Max asked: I’m not angry. I’m not the one with power. I’m not (G)od. I can’t do anything to intercede on an attack on innocent children. If … Continue reading

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Where Can We Pray?

It’s entertaining to see how the secular Right morphs a story to suit its political aims. This piece was headlined, “Atheist group bullies high school into banning mom from praying for kids’ safety.” Actually, the atheist group leaned on school … Continue reading

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Prayer Resources

I posted this on the parish’s liturgy facebook page yesterday. We provide resources for prayer, but as with many church things, you have to know where to look. At the very top, we have a few missalettes for people who … Continue reading

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Invoking the Trinity for Someone

I have a quick bicycle commute to the parish from home. It takes me about eight minutes in the morning, as it’s largely downhill. Then I sweat a bit on the 11-minute return leg. My legs feel good after a … Continue reading

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When the People Do Not Love the Shepherd

Some Catholics have a problem with the perceived imbalance of this “limited” petition from Eucharistic Prayer II: Remember, Lord, your Church, spread throughout the world, and bring her to the fullness of charity, together with Francis our Pope and N. … Continue reading

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Beware the “Little” Prayer

Our student small group coordinator booked me for an in-service to the small group leaders this week. They have two meetings to catch our twenty-five leaders, and they wanted me to speak on prayer, especially on the skill of leading … Continue reading

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Pray For Us Now

Some Catholics get upset when traditional matters, especially ultimate traditional matters, are messed around with. So the rest of this post comes with a content advisory. One of the things I’d like to do in 2013 is pray for people, … Continue reading

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