During Lent, the Church asks us to surrender ourselves to prayer and to the reading of Scripture, to fasting and to giving alms. The fasting that all do together on Fridays is but a sign of the daily Lenten discipline of individuals and households: fasting for certain periods of time, fasting from certain foods, but also fasting from other things and activities. Likewise, the giving of alms is some effort to share this world equally—not only through the distribution of money, but through the sharing of our time and talents. Contemplate the......
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...
When you pray, go to your inner room, close the door, and pray to your Father in secret And your Father who sees in secret will repay you. Matthew 6:6...
Prayer is being on terms of friendship with God, frequently conversing in secret with him who, we know loves us St. Teresa of Avila...
The prayer of a righteous man is very powerful and effective James 5:16...
I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me Psalms 120:1...
I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me Psalm 120:1...