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The Catholic Way 26 Prayer Sessions From The Catholic Way

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26 Prayer Sessions

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Imprimatur from Most Reverend Michael C. Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland, CA

Sessions & Handouts for Exploring the Catholic Faith

26 Prayer Sessions

Here is a perfect resource for introducing a wide experience of Catholic prayer to adults or teens. This resource gives you material—talking points, tips, and handouts—to offer a series of 26 short prayer sessions. These sessions can be used at the beginning of other meetings or combined/extended for longer gatherings. The resource includes:

  • Introductory Session (RCIA)
  • Advent Wreath
  • The Angelus
  • Contemporary Music
  • Daily Readings
  • Easter Reflection (Jesus Is Alive!)
  • Eucharistic Adoration
  • The Examen
  • Five Forms of Prayer
  • Footwashing (John 13:1-15)
  • Gregorian Chant
  • Ignatian Contemplation (Blind Bartimaeus)
  • Ignatian Contemplation (Walking on Water)
  • Lectio Divina (Psalm 27)
  • Litany of the Saints
  • Liturgy of the Hours (Divine Office)
  • Praying in Nature (St. Francis' Canticle of Creation)
  • Praying with Memories (Deuteronomy 8)
  • Praying with Scripture (Isaiah 55)
  • Praying with the Holy Spirit (John 14)
  • Praying with the Psalms (The Lord Is My Shepherd)
  • Repentance (Book of Jonah)
  • The Rosary
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Taizé Prayer
  • Traditional Prayers
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Format: eResource
Product code: CW102
Dimensions: 8½" x 11"
Length: 163 pages
The Pastoral Center
Written by Ann Naffziger


Ann Naffziger has her MDiv from the Jesuit School of Theology and MA in Biblical Languages from the Graduate Theological Union, both in Berkeley.  Ann has worked in a variety of parish roles, as well as serving as a hospital chaplain, spiritual director, scripture instructor, and adjunct faculty member at the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University. She has written articles in the field of spirituality and scripture for AmericaBustedHalo.comCommonwealThe National Catholic ReporterSpiritual Life: A Journal of Contemplative Spirituality, and other publications. Ann is the author of The Catholic Way, annual Advent & Lent bookets, and a variety of other pastoral resources published by The Pastoral Center, which she co-directs with her husband Paul Canavese. She is also a Master Gardener and girls' softball coach. She lives in Alameda, CA, with her husband and two daughters.

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