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Types of Prayer

Praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Blog Published: May 17, 2007

The Liturgy of the Hours, which is also called The Divine Office or the Breviary, is the public prayer of the Church to praise God and sanctify the day. The Liturgy of the Hours is made up of specific prayers said at various times (“hours”) during the day and night.

Am I ready?

Blog Published: February 26, 2015

6:23 a.m. The words of Psalm 57 jump out at me: MY HEART IS READY, O GOD, MY HEART IS READY.

Whoa, whoa, WHOA. O God you duped me! I did not mean to utter those words nor do I wish to be held accountable to them!

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How do I pray prayers like the Rosary without losing concentration?

Blog Published: April 2, 2014

Annabel sent us an email and asked us a question that I know I've tangled with too: How do I successfully pray the Rosary without losing concentration?

Is there a reason why scriptures at Mass are read without much inflection?

Podcast Recorded: April 24, 2013

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks why, with so much joy in scripture, that there are lackluster lectors at Mass.. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS137.

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What's in Your Horarium?

Blog Published: March 5, 2015

I love honoring the hours and having a daily and weekly rhythm that I can count on and that helps me stay rooted in God.

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A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer

Blog Published: April 17, 2016

Life is real, so is prayer. Join us in praying A {Real Life} Vocation Prayer, and please share with others in honor of National Vocation Awareness Week!

The Tender Compassion of God

Blog Published: April 23, 2009

From the Canticle of Zechariah prayed during Morning Prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours …

RNC - If there were Prayer Olympics, what would your event be?

Podcast Recorded: August 10, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about the Perpetual Adoration Marathon, the Centering Prayer Balance Beam, and other Olympic Prayer events. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS188 at aNunsLife.org.

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