Daily Prayer: How Do I Do It?

How do you make prayer work in the pressures of daily life? Dr. Sri responds to this question with lessons learned in his own life as well as some key advice for the practice of daily prayer. Snippet from the Show“The soul needs prayer like the body needs oxygen.” -St. John Paul II Throughout our … Continued

Activated Disciple Series Part 5: Prayer and Study

If Jesus asked you to follow him today, would tomorrow be any different than yesterday? Jeff discusses some the disciplines of a disciple and reveals their importance in the life of a follower of Christ. Snippet from the ShowIf you want to know what Jesus prayed about, look at what he did. Announcements “Pop-Up” Pilgrimage … Continued

Optional Prayers in Mass, Marian Apparitions, and How the Bible Is for Everyone

Fr. Josh answers questions about the use of optional prayers in Mass, the purpose of Marian apparitions, ways to encourage others to read Scripture. Snippet from the ShowBe about what God’s about. Glory Story (2:13) Understanding the Optional Prayers at Mass (6:39) Why do some churches recite certain prayers like the confiteor prayer or the … Continued

Rending Our Hearts Through Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving

Today, Fr. Mark-Mary guides us through discernment for how to hear the Father’s voice more clearly this Lent through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

Good Retreats, Prayer Scarves, and Resources for Lent

Fr. Josh answers questions on how to find a good retreat, the purpose of wearing a prayer scarf (or mantilla), and what are some good resources for Lent. Snippet from the ShowFasting should turn you to prayer; and the fruit of prayer ought to be almsgiving. Glory Story (2:20) Questions How to Find a Good … Continued

Traveling with a Significant Other, Prayer Lists, and Fraternal Correction

Fr. Josh answers questions about traveling with your significant other before marriage, how to prune long prayer lists when interceding for others, and how to charitably correct friends or family members who are not living virtuously. Snippet from the Show “The fruit of our belief system is our behavior.” Glory Story ( 2:15) Questions Traveling … Continued

Prayers for Souls in Purgatory, St. Michael the Archangel, and Jesus Before the Incarnation

Fr. Josh answers questions about what our prayers do for the souls in purgatory, why St. Michael the Archangel is considered a saint, and what was Jesus’ nature as the Second Person of the Trinity before the Incarnation. Snippet from the Show The Catholic Church uses the term “saint” to refer to any being who … Continued

What Does It Cost to Trust God? (+ Surrender Prayer)

Trusting God sounds like a great idea… but for most people, it’s a scary thought. Why? Because we know it will cost something. What we might not know—or might forget—is that what he’ll give us in return is worth everything. Today, Stacey Sumereau talks about why we find it scary to actually trust God, and … Continued

All About Mary: Hail Mary Prayer, Ark of the Covenant, and Mary’s Virginity

In honor of Mary’s nativity celebrated by the Church this week, Fr. Josh answers questions about the biblical origin of the Hail Mary prayer, whether Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant, and how we can understand Mary’s perpetual virginity. Snippet from the Show Mary is a bridge to Christ, we cannot reach Christ … Continued

How to Make Your Own Prayer Space at Home

Do you have a space for prayer in your home? Having a specific place we go to pray can not only help build our intentionality with God, but also help our consistency in daily prayer. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, and you don’t have to redesign your apartment, house, or dorm room to … Continued

Try This Prayer When You Are Feeling Frustrated (Serenity Prayer)

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” -The Serenity Prayer If you’re finding yourself frustrated and struggling to surrender your plans to God, the Serenity Prayer is for you. We all have things we care about that … Continued

Making Time for Prayer, Attending Mass with a Baby, and Eucharistic Miracles

Fr. Josh answers questions about how to make time for prayer when you are busy, what do when you are struggling to attend and participate in Mass as a new mom with a baby, and how Eucharistic miracles strengthen our belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. When we pray in the … Continued