Growth in Prayer

How can I get closer to God during this time?

“Great is the mystery of the faith!”… This mystery, then, requires that the faithful … live from it in a vital and personal relationship with the living and true God. This relationship is prayer.

– Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2558

Prayer is central to the life of a disciple of Jesus Christ. In prayer, we are truly in touch with the God who saves us. As we go deeper into a life of prayer, we are drawn more deeply into relationship with Jesus, with God the Father, and with the Holy Spirit. This is a good thing.

For me, 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

Some might say, “I don’t know how to pray.” Some might have been praying deeply for years. Some might think of prayer just as saying some things without entering into what they are saying. In each of these cases, there can be growth in prayer. The resources gathered below are here to help you grow in your prayer. No matter what your prayer life, you should be able to find something of help below or at our TLW Equip website.

What are some ways I can grow in prayer?

Register to become an Intercessor for the Diocese

If you would like to pray for special intentions in our diocese, please fill out the following form and become a member of our group of intercessors for the diocese. This is an email group, so all that is involved is that you will periodically receive emails from the diocese asking for prayers for specific intentions having to do with the mission of the diocese or to help you grow as an intercessor.

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