Lord have mercy (Matthew 20:30)

Lord have mercy on Children in trauma, Lord have mercy on Parents in sorrowful loss, Lord have mercy on Officials who separate Children and parents, Lord have mercy on Those who justify evil deeds, Lord have mercy on us all. (Photo: Albrecht Dürer, “Praying Hands”...

Prayer by St. Thomas Aquinas

“Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom, origin of all being, graciously let a ray of your light penetrate the darkness of my understanding. Take from me the double darkness in which I have been born, an obscurity of sin and ignorance. Give me a keen...

Chapter 12: Five Second Prayers

MATURING TOWARD WHOLENESS IN THE INNER LIFE CHAPTER 12 Five Second Prayers: Toward Moment by Moment Communion How can we pray throughout the day while carrying out the tasks of life? We need ways—established practices—for repeatedly returning our thoughts to God....

Chapter 11: Prayer

Maturing Toward Wholeness in the Inner Life CHAPTER 11 Prayer: Being with God and Interacting with Him about All We Are Doing Together What is prayer? It is interacting with God. I talk to him; I also listen for what he is saying to me. Prayer is two-way...