Praying the Stations of the Cross Amidst COVID-19

The Stations of the Cross are a beautiful expression of our faith, which is that Jesus Christ is Emmanuel (Matt 1:23)—God with us. In praying the Stations we accompany the Lord on his journey to Calvary. We watch him closely: how he suffers, falls, agonizes, perseveres, is strong in spirit even as his body weakens. We observe his valiant heart, loving eyes, beaten body. He is the Lord rejected and scorned. Read the rest…

Hold Me Close

Where is your resting place? In every home we purchase, I find that God gives me a spot where I can snuggle up and rest in His loving arms. Whether it is a favorite chair, a prayer room, or a place with the perfect view, for me it is the place where I am best able to enter into prayer. I know that my Heavenly Father is waiting there for me to meet with Him each day, so I go.

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Love, Marriage, and Praying More Novenas

Annie and John Paul Deddens

“Prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.” –St. Therese of Lisieux

I found out about Pray More Novenas years before getting to know Annie. When I learned the backstory of how Pray More Novenas came in existence, I remember thinking- wow! this couple really has something special!

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