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Sep 26, 2018

Ministry Minutes: When You’re Planning are You Praying Too?

Ascension Roundtable

In the midst of a hectic fall schedule, busy Catholics need to do everything in their power to make time to be with God in prayer or adoration. Let go of your to-do list for at least thirty minutes a day and make praying a top priority.

If you aren’t sure where to start, try this prayer from Charles de Foucauld:

Father,

I abandon myself into your hands;

do with me what you will.

Whatever you may do, I thank you:

I am ready for all, I accept all.

 

Let only your will be done in me,

and in all your creatures –

I wish no more than this, O Lord.

 

Into your hands I commend my soul:

I offer it to you with all the love of my heart,

for I love you, Lord, and so need to give myself,

to surrender myself into your hands without reserve,

and with boundless confidence,

for you are my Father.

Snippet from the Show

How can we be in love with Christ if we don’t spend time with him in prayer? How can we actually love those we serve if our hearts don’t belong to Christ?


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