Song "Word of God Speak"
The song “Word of God Speak,” by Mercy Me, is a beautiful song about listening for God’s Word. It could be used for opening prayer for any day of the week. Several versions can be found on YouTube. Use for opening prayer on day 3 or 4.
Video "God Speaks to Man: The Oldest Revelation"
This musically accompanied video “God Speaks to Man: The Oldest Revelation,” by David Huting, available on YouTube (4:53), offers young people a chance to explore the beauty of creation to better understand how God speaks to us through it. This slideshow is appropriate for use on day 3.
Song/video "God of Wonders”
The song/video "God of Wonders,” by Third Day, available on YouTube (5:08) with lyrics, praises God revealed in nature. It would make a nice opening or closing prayer for day 1.
The song/video "Ask Me," by Amy Grant, available on YouTube (3:43) with lyrics, is about sexual abuse and survival with God’s help and strength. It is suggested for opening or closing prayer for any day but is best used on day 3.
The song/video "Hey, World," by Petra, sung by Caroline Chevin, is available on YouTube (4:03). You can find the lyrics online by searching on the phrase “Petra Hey World Lyrics.” The song tells the story of courageous choices—to choose life instead of abortion or suicide—and affirms God’s gift of life. It is a suggested opening or closing prayer for any day but is best used on day 3.
The Color of Love
The song/video “Boyz II Men—The Color of Love,” available on YouTube (3:44), is best used on day 4.
Here I Am, Lord
The song/video "Here I Am, Lord," sung by John Michael Talbot, available on YouTube (3:53), is suggested for use on day 4.
I Will Exalt You
The song/video "I Will Exalt You," by Hillsong UNITED, available on YouTube (7:08) with lyrics, is best used on day 2.
The song/video "Awesome God," by Hillsong UNITED, available on YouTube (5:19), is powerful and can help the students connect with the wonder that is God. It is an opening or closing prayer option for any day and is used on day 1.
Help Me Find It
The song/video "Help Me Find It," by Sidewalk Prophets, available on YouTube (3:44) with lyrics, is a good song for prayer on days 1, 3, and 4.
The Prayer of Saint Francis
Prayer 101 An Introduction
An introduction to prayer from "The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth" Teacher Guide.
What Is Prayer
A worksheet, found in “The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth” Teacher Guide, that is based on students’ current understanding and experience with prayer.
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