The O Antiphons are seven verses in the Liturgy of the Hours that contain powerful pleas for the coming of the Lord. They are chanted or recited during Vespers on the last seven days of Advent. Find this post online for each days antiphon, and listen to a hymn, O Come Emmanuel.
Ignite your children’s love of special intentions and try praying the general intercessions as a family. Here’s why you should pray the universal prayer at home, and examples of what to do.
Is it possible for families to “pray without ceasing” throughout their busy days? Super-short, frequent prayers may be the way to go. Here’s how one dad does it.
Kids, especially young kids, really connect with the tangible “smells and bells” of Catholic prayer. Why not try some of them out in your family prayer time? Here are a few simple things you can do.
Pope Benedict XVI recommended that children be taught to appreciate spending time in the presence of the Eucharist as part of their preparation for First Communion. But how do you introduce kids to this vital prayer practice? Here are a few tips.