“It is possible to offer fervent prayer even while walking in public or strolling alone, or seated in your shop, … while buying or selling, … or even while cooking.”
— St. John Chrysostom
Ideas for Prayer
Listen to a hymn you find is special to you.
Thank God for the good things in your life.
Prayerfully read a psalm then write it down in your own words.
Pray about the news you have read or viewed today.
Spend time praying for five friends or family members who don't yet know Jesus or have stopped practicing their faith.
Simply tell God your worries or needs.
Pray about a difficult relationship, whether personal or professional.
Read a chapter from a Gospel and ask God to speak to you through it.
Choose a part of God's character that you love, and praise Him for it.
Read one of these amazing promises and pray that you will apply it in your life:
Many of our users will be familiar with the traditional Catholic devotion known as the Stations of the Cross, a series of meditations on scenes from the Passion of Jesus, from his sentencing at the hands of Pilate to the laying of his body in the tomb. There are fourteen standard stations, which can be found on the walls of just about any Catholic church in the world. But some variations from this form exist, including one more closely following the scriptures, approved by Pope Benedict in 2007.