Category: Prayer

Prayer is one of the pillars of Christian Life. It’s not effortless and needs work. There are many sources of prayer – some formal, some modern and some biblical – each with their own positives and negatives. One of the first things to pray for is that God will open our eyes to his love and kindle a passion for his name. Prayer Resources: Articles on Prayer; Prayers for every season.

Marian Day of Prayer for Durban Parishes

The Durban parishes of the Good Shepherd in Phoenix and St Joseph’s in Mount Edgecombe held a day of Marian prayer at the Grove End grounds in Phoenix. (Submitted by Bradley Ramjuttan) More Stories:...

Prayer for Priests

Pat Rother, Cape Town – With all the trouble in the Catholic Church, I feel we need to pray for our priests. There are thousands of priests affected by what some have done. We...

Prayer for the Feast of All Souls

Lord God, you are the glory of believers and the life of the just. Your son redeemed us by dying and rising to life again. Since our departed brothers and sisters believed in the...

What the Rosary Means to Me

“The Rosary is a part of my life, and of who I am. There is an authentic deep sense of consolation for me in Mary’s maternal presence,” writes Kelvin Banda OP One of the...

No Stopwatch When Praying!

Tom Drake, Johannesburg – Different folks, different strokes! I have always had a problem with set prayers rattled off in community, or perhaps even on one’s own. It seems to me that prayer is,...