Lent is a time of preparation for the Passion and Resurrection of Christ. Many people choose something to give up for Lent like sweets, meat or various vices, but I would like to suggest another option. I would like to propose for your consideration adding family prayer to your daily routine for the next 33 days. For many people, daily prayer is a challenge, it involves sacrifice and perseverance and thus Lent is the perfect time to resolve once again ...
The following talk was given by Denae Hebert, Co-founder of Your Holy Family, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Keller, TX in December of 2015 at the annual Strong Faith, Strong Family Retreat. In this talk, Denae ponders the following questions:
Who Taught Me to Pray?
Who Sees Me Pray?
What Does Prayer Look Like?
She also offers practical advice on how to improve your prayer life.
In the old testament, God said that King David was a man after God’s own heart. Wow, what a compliment. King David achieved this goal by uniting his will to that of God. He did this through prayer, through reading scripture and through his every day actions which gave glory to God. During the funeral activities following my father in law’s passing, I pondered what is was that he did to have such a positive impact not only on his ...