Category: Prayer

Life By A Thousand Aspirations

“If a thousand small cuts can rob a man of his breath, it should follow that the so-called ejaculations of praise, petition, adoration, and thanksgiving for a Christian can help lead a man to life.” – Rob Marco

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Waking Up

“What exactly is the New Testament exhorting us to wake up from? Essentially it is any life or any part of our life, that does not have God at its center.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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St. Teresa of Avila and the True Vine

“There is a danger in the life of faith and of prayer when we reduce our relationship with Jesus just to personal action and accomplishments alone.” – Fr. Matthew MacDonald

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St. John Paul II and Pastoral Ministry as a Gift

“We all know how important the Totus Tuus Marian consecration was to JP II.  But what’s striking here is what he identifies as the most pressing reason for him to make this total entrustment to our Lady.  He wants to be sure in ministry that he truly receives others as a gift.” – Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer

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Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary

Why does the Church celebrate the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary today? Find out what Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen has to say in this reflection from the Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy.”

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Marian Consecration at the Foot of the Cross

At the moment when our salvation is being accomplished by Jesus on the Cross, Jesus says to his Mother, “Woman, behold your son!” and he says to his beloved disciple, “Behold your mother!”  Is this not the first total consecration to Mary our Blessed Mother? 

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