Posts Tagged ‘Prayer’
 
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What are our Difficulties in Prayer?

Why is it difficult to pray? What are some of the spiritual blockages in our prayer? When we study the Bible related to prayer, there are certain rules that lead to effective prayer. Let us unfold them now.
Publish date: 2019 - 7 - 28


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Why we pray?

You have five seconds to answer the following question, one that people sometimes ask us, and will help our Sabbath Summer rest. If we don’t have a good answer, people won’t be convinced, and it’ll expose a weakness in us. The question is: Why do you pray?
Publish date: 2019 - 7 - 21


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Pope Francis: To pray well, we must get to have a child’s heart

(CNA/EWTN News).- God the Father will always be there for his beloved children, Pope Francis said Wednesday, with a reminder that the unconditional love of God is not limited by our own sense of guilt or unworthiness.
Publish date: 2019 - 1 - 17


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Pope Francis: Prayer always transforms reality

(CNA/EWTN News) Persevere in prayer, remembering that God the Father is waiting to answer his children – even if the result is to change the person, not the circumstance, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.
Publish date: 2019 - 1 - 10


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Pope Francis: Turn to God in prayer, as a child turns to his or her father

(CNA/EWTN News) When praying, remember the words of Jesus when he taught the ‘Our Father,’ Pope Francis said Wednesday, meeting God as his beloved child and speaking from the heart.
Publish date: 2019 - 1 - 3


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Pope Francis: Our Father is a short but bold prayer”full of “filial trust

(CNA) Pope Francis gave an Advent reminder Wednesday that faith should not be just a “decorative” addition to daily life by pointing to how the ‘Our Father’ prayer embodies the essence of life itself.
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 12


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Pope Francis: Begin our prayer with humility

(CNA/EWTN News) Learning to pray well is a continual process, but should always start from a place of humility, as Jesus demonstrated in the Gospels, Pope Francis said Wednesday. “Even if we have been praying for so many years, we must always learn!” the pope said December 5. “The prayer of man, this yearning that […]
Publish date: 2018 - 12 - 5


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Pope Francis: The peace of Christ cannot take root in a heart incapable of living fraternity and of repairing it after having wounded it

(CNA/EWTN News) At the general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis spoke about the importance of the recitation of the Our Father at Mass, asking if when we pray it, we understand whom we are praying to and the relationship we are called to have with him.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 15


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Pope Francis: We are called to face the Evil one through prayer, with God’s help, to overcome him in our daily life

(CNA/EWTN News) Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on the first Sunday of Lent.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 22


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Pope Francis: Pray with Christian hope

(CNA/EWTN News) In his last set of catechesis on mercy, Pope Francis focused on the works of praying for the living and the dead, as well as burying the dead, insisting that since we are all part of one family in Christ, we must remember to pray constantly for one another.
Publish date: 2016 - 12 - 1


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Every changed heart is a proof of God’s answer of our prayers.

True prayers bring us closer to God for the heart of the one who prays will be changed. When our desires are aligned with God's, then our prayers are answered according to His will.
Publish date: 2016 - 10 - 23


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TOUCH: Where Youth Meets Christ

TOUCH is a Catholic youth community founded in Hong Kong. It organizes a number of prayer gatherings and events every year, including an annual international youth festival called JOYFUL FEAST. A number of TOUCH members and JOYFUL FEAST participants shared with us their experience in the community and how they actively follow God's guidance to bring more people to Him.
Publish date: 2016 - 10 - 15


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Pope Francis: In the ability to listen, there are the roots of peace

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday, before leading the crowds in the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis offered his reflections on the day's Gospel account of Jesus being welcomed into the home of the two sisters, Martha and Mary. In the account, Martha complains to Jesus that Mary has left her with all the busywork, to which he responds that Mary, who has been listening to him, has “chosen the better part.”
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 20


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Pope Francis: Pride empties prayer and keeps God at a distance

(CNA/EWTN News) One who prays with humility and awareness of his or her sin speaks to God, Pope Francis said on Wednesday, whereas one who prays with arrogance and self-righteousness is speaking to a mirror. “It is not enough to ask ourselves how often we pray,” the Pope said to the thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly general audience. “We must also ask ourselves how we pray, or rather, how our heart is.”
Publish date: 2016 - 6 - 2


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Pope Francis: Prayers preserve our faith in God

(CNA/EWTN News) For Pope Francis, prayer is neither a “magic wand” used to get what we want nor something casual we do only when we feel like it, but is rather the strength that sustains our faith in difficult moments.
Publish date: 2016 - 5 - 27


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The road to Peace, starting this Christmas

At Christmas, Jesus comes down to earth in the night, like a little flame piercing through the darkness. He is the Prince of Peace, coming into the world that so desperately needs Him.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 16


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Pope Francis: Find time to pray and rediscover peace in the important things

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday August 26, Pope Francis continued his weekly catechesis on the family, saying that parents have the responsibility to teach their children to pray. Delivering his address to pilgrims and visitors, gathered under the hot sun for the weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, the pontiff stressed the importance of teaching children how to show love for God through prayer.
Publish date: 2015 - 8 - 27


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Taizé – An Experience of Communion

Taizé is a form of prayer that includes short hymns, silence and reflection. It is also a religious community that had evolved from a place of refuge during World War II. Every year, thousands of young people descend upon this little town in southern France to pray and have retreat there, and Taizé prayer has become a popular form of prayer all over the world.
Publish date: 2015 - 1 - 24


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The Melody of Prayer

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Po Yee to share with us on her composition of the song "Pray". She shares with us the writing process of the song, how music can be a way to express emotions, as well as how music relates to her faith. She will also talk about the beginning of her vocational discernment journey in religious life.
Publish date: 2015 - 1 - 24


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Parenting: How to Raise Grateful Children

The sky is not always blue. One of the concerns of parents today is how to help their kids to stay positive even amidst adversity. Fountain of Grace invites several Catholic parents to share their experience of fostering a sense of gratitude in their children, and encouraging them to see God’s grace in all situations.
Publish date: 2014 - 11 - 8


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Live not in your grave

Fifth Sunday of Lent “Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.” (Romans 8:8) Living according to the flesh is like living according to one’s will and desires, focusing on one’s needs rather than others’. When we are so self-centred, we are trapped within our own self, our grave, and we will die. Jesus […]
Publish date: 2014 - 4 - 6


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Month of the Rosary

Share about the prayer of the rosary, and the importance of persistent prayer.
Publish date: 2013 - 10 - 19