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Christian Prayer

May 6, 2014 by  
Filed under Anthony Lilles, Grace, Prayer


Christian prayer is a true conversation with God. This holy dialogue is based on a real relationship between the Giver of all good gifts and the one who offers sacrifice, between the Protector and the one who seeks His will. Both the similarity and difference of the human person to God together create the boundaries for this relationship. Above the horizon of creation, the Creator draws His work to... Read More

Advent Anxiety… What do I do? – Part III of III

December 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Advent, Fr. Bartunek, Seasonal Meditations


In our last post, we looked at the busy-ness and practical tips for the Advent season. Today, we’ll examine the roots of Advent sadness, how to go on the offensive and a story to help bring home the message of the season. Dear Father John, I am looking forward to Advent and Christmas this year with a little bit of enthusiasm and a lot of anxiety. I know it should be the other way around: a lot... Read More

Advent Prayer of Preparation

November 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Advent, Dan Burke, Divine Intimacy, Meditations, Prayer

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Advent Prayer of Preparation Advent Prayer of Preparation by Teresa of Avila Advent Prayer of Preparation:  O my God, Word of the Father, Word made flesh. For the love of us, You assumed a mortal body in order to suffer and be immolated for us. I wish to prepare for Your coming with the burning desires of the prophets and the just who in the Old Testament sighed after You, the one Savior and Redeemer…... Read More

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