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Enhance Your Prayer Life

Catholic Prayer for Marriage: Couples That Pray Together Stay Together

Oct 24, 2019 8:13:59 AM / by Fr. Michael Denk posted in Prayer Life, Marriage

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Introduction

Consider reading this article together with your partner.  It may become one of the best things that you ever do with each other. 

My spiritual director in the seminary, Fr. John Loya used to say that prayer is the most intimate encounter we can have.  He would sound out “Intimacy” (In-to-me-see). When we pray we are sharing the deepest part of ourselves with God.  When a couple prays together they share the deepest part of themselves with each other and God. 

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How to Grow Your Prayer Life: Priests Weigh In

Aug 1, 2019 5:00:00 AM / by Fr. Michael Denk posted in Prayer, Prayer Life

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As a priest, I get asked a lot of the same questions pretty often.

One I've found that comes up frequently is "Father, how do you grow your prayer life?"

There are many ways to grow your prayer life. The mission of the Prodigal Father is to help people discover different ways of encountering the Love of God, The Father, in prayer.  

What I have discovered over the years is by simply asking other people for advice I have been able to incorporate different aspects into my own prayer life.  I thought it would be good to ask some media savvy priests for their advice and share it with you! 

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