Gift of Prayer
is at the heart of a vital, personal relationship with God. Thoughts
on how to receive and use this precious gift.
by the Holy Spirit
Stories of the patriarchs and the prophets, the history of Israel,
the great prayers we call the psalms, taught even Jesus about prayer.
Because Jesus became like us, he had to learn to pray. We can learn
from his example and from his teaching.
Prayer Jesus Taught Us
can awaken and stimulate our faith. In it Jesus teaches us how to
Hail Mary and the Rosary
both simple and profound. In it we participate "in the communion of
saints" who pray with and for us in union with Jesus Christ.
Sign of the Cross
"symbolizes God blessing us, God embracing us with blessings. And
in this same sign we express our belief in God from whom all our blessings