When you wake up, offer your day to God—and encourage your kids to do the same with morning prayer. Here are nine ways to do it, plus the text of nine prayers typically said for morning prayer.
You’ll find a number of mealtime prayers in the Table Blessings section of CatholicCulture.org, which contains dozens of table blessings for every season. Here are some other ideas for praying […]
You’ve got a baby in one arm, groceries in the other, your toddler somehow got your phone, which is ringing—quick, what do you do? When you need to pray but don’t really have time to sit down and compose yourself, an invocation might be just the ticket. Invocations (or “pious invocations”) are very short prayers—usually a phrase or sentence—that can be said once (as a quick, spontaneous prayer during stressful or busy times) or repeated over and over as a way of meditating on the presence of God.
Help make your family prayer time special by lighting a candle. If this becomes a regular feature of your prayer time, purchase a white pillar candle and decorate it with […]
You can help kids learn simple morning or evening prayers by writing the prayers on their pillowcases using permanent marker or fabric marker. Put a morning prayer on one side […]