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The Scriptures and Concern for Justice

A list of justice-centered biblical passages that can be used for preparing class prayers and liturgies, as a resource for assignments, and for your own reflection and prayer.

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Prayer in the Zone

A personal story about praying while 'in the zone.'

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Roman Missal Activities

This resource provides activities to help you to prepare young people for the implementation of the Roman Missal, third edition.

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Podcasts on Prayer

A worksheet where students are asked to create a series of teen-friendly podcasts about prayer.

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Forms and Expressions of Prayer

A listing of several forms and expressions of prayer.

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Fellow Prophets, Pray for Us

A short prayer service asking the Lord to grant us the gifts of the prophets before us.

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Understanding the Lord's Prayer

An activity to help students understand the Lord's Prayer from "The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth" Teacher Guide.

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Teach Us to Pray

An activity to help students learn "The Lord's Prayer" from "The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth" Teacher Guide.

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Praying with Scripture The Magnificat

Praying with Scripture, using The Magnificat, from "The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Teacher Guide.

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The Lord's Prayer

An activity on the Lord’s Prayer, from section 5 Part 2 of Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.

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Prayers of Praise

A homework assignment where students can use a template to create their own prayers of praise, from Section 5 Part 2 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Liturgy of the Hours

A PowerPoint presentation on the Liturgy of the Hours, from “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Writing a Script for a Guided Imagery Meditation

A handout that describes how to write a script for guided imagery meditation, and why students enjoy participating in this type of meditation.

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Fr. Barron comments on The Lord's Prayer

Father Barron dissects and explains the meaning of The Lord's Prayer.

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Contemplation - 2/2 Fr. Thomas Dubay

Father Thomas Dubay discusses contemplation and the means by which one can attain a deep prayer life.

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Contemplation - 1/2 Fr. Thomas Dubay

Father Thomas Dubay discusses contemplation and the means by which one can attain a deep prayer life.

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In The Arena: The Power of Prayer

A panel discusses the importance of prayer and various ways in which to incorporate it into daily life.

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Mysteries: The Rosary PT 3 of 3

A video explaining the origins of The Rosary, what it means, and how it is prayed.

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Mysteries: The Rosary PT 2 of 3

A video explaining the origins of The Rosary, what it means, and how it is prayed.

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Mysteries: The Rosary PT 1 of 3

A video explaining the origins of The Rosary, what it means, and how it is prayed.

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Persevering in Prayer: Getting It Started and Keeping It Going

A discussion among Notre Dame theology faculty regarding the large variety of prayer types and the ways in which these prayers are practiced.

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Prayer and Thanksgiving - Father Benedict Groeschel

Father Benedict Groeschel discusses two types of prayer--adoration and thanksgiving--and how they are beneficial.

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Asking in Prayer - Father Benedict Groeschel

Father Benedict Groeschel discusses prayer, our will and the will of God.

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Contemplative Prayer - Father Benedict Groeschel

Father Benedict Groeschel discusses the history and meaning of 'Contemplation'.