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    • Praying Lent: Beginning My Lenten Patterns 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Beginning my Lenten Patterns"|This saying, commonly used in 12 Step programs, reveals a real wisdom. It can be a good beginning reflection as we examine the choices ...
    • Praying Lent: Helping Little Children with Lent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from page one of "Praying Lent: Helping Little Children with Lent"|As parents of young children know, Lent can seem so "heavy" in comparison to the anticipation and excitement of preparing for Christmas. What can ...
    • Praying Lent: Preparing for Good Friday 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Preparing for Good Friday"|Good Friday Opening Prayer: |Remember your mercies, O Lord, and with your eternal protection sanctify your servants, for whom Christ your ...
    • Praying Lent: Preparing for Holy Thursday 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Preparing for Holy Thursday"|As we prepare to celebrate this wonderful liturgy we begin by entering into a new movement. As this liturgy begins, Lent has ended. Our ...
    • Praying Lent: Preparing for Lent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Preparing for Lent"|Anything worth doing is worth preparing for.|Just imagine that this Lent is going to be different from every other Lent we've experienced. Imagine ...
    • Praying Lent: Preparing for the Easter Vigil 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Preparing for the Easter Vigil"|Darkness - The Easter Vigil begins with darkness. The darkness itself is the first movement of the liturgy, so we begin our preparations ...
    • Praying Lent: Realigning Our Priorities 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first two paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Realigning our Priorities"|All of us have, at one time or another, named certain things as our "priorities." From time to time, when we become aware of our not doing ...
    • Praying Lent: Reconciliation and Healing 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first three paragraphs of "Praying Lent: Reconciliation and Healing "|Lent is a wonderful time to celebrate the reconciling love and the healing graces our Lord offers us. Like all religious experience, it ...
    • Praying Lent: The Gospels of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Weeks of Lent 

      Byron, Fr. William S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first page of "Praying Lent: The Gospels of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Weeks of Lent"|These three gospels are used during Cycle A (2005, 2008), and are recommended at Liturgies celebrating the Scrutinies of the ...
    • Praying Lent: The Invitation of Lent 

      Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying Lent: The Invitation of Lent"|Lent is a season of being invited by God in a deeply personal way. "Come back to me, with all of your heart," our Lord beckons. "We will," we ...
    • Praying Lent: The Midpoint of Lent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first two paragraphs of "Praying Lent: The Midpoint of Lent"|What if I'm at the midpoint of Lent and not much is going on? |I began with the best of intentions, but I am not sure what I'm doing or what I ...
    • Praying the Psalms 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Praying the Psalms"|Using the Psalms is a great way to pray. These wonderful examples of Hebrew poetry come from worship services, important celebrations and historical events, songs ...
    • Praying the Rosary 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the beginning of "Praying the Rosary"|In the beginning of his 2002 encyclical on the Rosary, Pope John Paul II said:|The Rosary, though clearly Marian in character, is at heart a Christocentric prayer. In the ...
    • Praying Up 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Many serious words are spoken in church; wedding vows, Prayers of the Faithful at mass, parental correction of children, and even some Jesuit homilies now and then. There are also many humorous announcements such as the ...
    • Praying with an Alzheimer's Patient 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Prayer, like music, can often reach the deepest part of a person's soul. It is no different for someone with Alzheimer's Disease. |Long after many abilities have slipped away, music and prayer can sometimes remain. Both ...
    • Praying with Isaiah during Advent 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      "Text from the first half of "Praying with Isaiah During Advent"|The messages from the book of the prophet Isaiah are our guide for the first part of Advent. This page is meant to be a help for our letting these words ...
    • Praying with Jesus in the Womb 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first five paragraphs of "Praying with Jesus in the Womb"|We know his life on this earth began in the womb, at the moment of his conception. And, so we know that the first part of his journey among us - the ...
    • Praying with My Mother 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      One Experience of Prayer|My mother has suffered from Alzheimer's for a number of years. We live thousands of miles from each other but I visit on a regular basis. With each trip, I witness her continuing decline in eating, ...
    • Praying with the Aftermath of our Christmas 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Instead of the Light of Christ filling our Christmas, we sometimes just experienced lightning. It is a very common experience. We were tired. We were out of our patterns. There was lots of emotional baggage there. ...
    • Pre-Praying with Advent 

      Gillick, Fr. Larry S.J.; Carlson, Fr. Gregory S.J. (Creighton University. 2012)
      Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. & Fr. Greg Carlson, S.J. on pre-praying with Advent