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How Do Priests Pray?

Last edited 26th November 2017

Finding the right words to pray can be difficult, and the rote prayers we were taught as children are too often not prayed from the heart. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz tells us about a way to pray that priests are taught in their formation years which helps make their prayers both habitual and genuine.

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Changing the Way We Pray

Last edited 20th November 2017

I have always struggled with praying the Rosary. Repeating the same prayer over and over again is monotonous and the prayers are so familiar that praying them can feel dry, meaningless and a bit mechanical. The Mysteries of the Rosary are stories cradle Catholics have heard so many times that the amazement and wonder at the events is often lost.

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Advent | Fr Rob Galea

Last edited 15th November 2017

In this Video Fr. Rob Galea talks about the meaning of Advent...

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Decision Making 101 | Fr Mike Schmitz

Last edited 9th November 2017

When you have to make a big decision, what course of action do you take to ensure you make the best choice?

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Conquer the Day! A Spiritual Exercise & Morning Meditation

Last edited 7th November 2017

Fr. Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise based on Isaiah 45 and Mt. 25:1-13, the parable of the wise and foolish virgins. Follow Fr. VanHeusen at http://ianvanheusen.com

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Battle of Prayer | Fr Mike Schmitz

Last edited 1st November 2017

Drawing from the wisdom of the saints, Fr. Mike explains why prayer should be in the centre of our lives, while offering some helpful pointers on how to make that so, especially during distractions.

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Memento Mori - How Religious Orders Remember Death

Last edited 31st October 2017

There’s an old Latin phrase that’s suddenly new again - at least in the realm of Catholic Twitter™.

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6 Surprising Things That Happen When You Decide to Embrace Silence

Last edited 23rd October 2017

In the last few months I’ve really tried to embrace silence more often. To put my headphones down, turn off Netflix, logout of Instagram, and just be still. To pray more often, without distractions.

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Heartbeat Dreams | Life Teen

Last edited 19th October 2017

That ache in your heart, that desire for something more that no amount of success, money, or any relationship will ever fill, there is your desire for God. St. John Paul II had it right when he reminded us, “it is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness.”

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4 Things To Ask Yourself Before Saying “Yes” To Just About Anything

Last edited 12th October 2017

More often than not when I ask someone how they are doing, the reply is “busy”. There’s no denying that we live in a culture obsessed with busyness. At times, it can almost seem that our self-worth is determined by the number of activities we are involved in.

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