Starting Your Meeting with Prayer

March 3, 2016 Joyce Donahue 0

This is the final article in a series about leading prayer. If you have read the previous installments of this series on leading prayer, you have prepared or practiced strategies for leading group prayer at […]

Taking Prayers to Heart

November 30, 2015 Joe Paprocki 3

I was born in 1959, which means that my first few years of faith formation in the early to mid-60s involved the Baltimore Catechism and its emphasis on memorizing. After the Second Vatican Council, my remaining […]

Using Prayer Intentions Notebooks

November 20, 2015 Joe Paprocki 3

One idea/activity that I have highly encouraged catechists to use in their sessions is inviting young people to write down their prayer intentions as soon as they enter the room. This is a good way […]

Make Your Group Prayer Meaningful

November 5, 2015 Joyce Donahue 0

This is the third article in a series about leading prayer. In the previous two installments of this series, I wrote about setting the environment for prayer and best practices for structuring public prayer. But […]

How to Make a Portable Labyrinth

October 12, 2015 Joe Paprocki 3

One of the mistakes we make in adult catechesis when it comes to prayer—one of the six tasks of catechesis—is that we talk about prayer instead of simply engaging people in experiences of prayer and […]

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