Posts Tagged ‘Pray’

You want ME to pray for you? Day 19

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Not one prayer Marcia. Even though you asked me to pray for your pilgrimage to Santiago, not one dialogue with God has unfolded. No petitions have been sent heavenward asking for your safekeeping. Not even any candles lit on your behalf. My lack of proper praying hasn’t given rise to any guilt at all; just an engaged interest Read more

Pope Francis and Pope Benedict meet as ‘brothers’

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

In an historic meeting, Pope Francis and Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI prayed side-by-side in the chapel at the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo. “In the chapel, the Pope Emeritus offered the place of honour to Pope Francis, but he said: ‘We are brothers’, and wanted them to kneel together in the same place,” said Read more

How to pray: teaching children to talk to God

Friday, March 9th, 2012

I’ve taught a lot about prayer over the years and how it is really just talking to God. Prayer is such a basic foundation of a Christian’s relationship with God. It’s how we communicate and fellowship with Him. But a surprising number of people, young and old, new and even long-time Christians, say they’re not Read more

Ignio – Pray and your ‘iPhone candle’ gets bigger

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

A new free iPhone application called Ignio is an innovative way for Catholics to encourage young people in their faith. Ignio – “ignite” in Latin – is a free app which tracks users’ religious activity. The App tracks everything from reading Scriptures to posting prayers – and reflects it in the flame of a virtual candle Read more