My intent in praying
the Office is to grow closer to God by setting aside the time it takes to pray.
At the end of the service, Acuna blesses her followers one by one, placing her hands gently on their heads and praying
for their eternal salvation.
Some Catholics are more comfortable asking her to pray for them or saying a familiar prayer together--the Hail Mary or the Our Father--rather than praying
spontaneously out loud.
Through an interpreter, Aznev Maghakian said she believes God doesn't care which language a worshipper speaks, but she thanked the chaplain for praying
So by praying
these general intercessions, we begin the long and hard work of bearing one another's burdens.
with her crystal rosary beads every night, she could handle glass in a spiritual way.
When I heard it on the news, I started praying
for him and his family,'' Bautista said in a voice softened by a weak lung, damaged from a bout of pneumonia, a complication of his injuries.
From the earliest memories of my father praying
by his bedside at night to the present, I know that my parents' prayers carry me through the day.
She spent many years hoping and praying
my father would return.
McMorrow admits that when faced with a particularly difficult decision, she often turns to God, sometimes praying
to her deceased husband as an intercessor.
All the while I was walking, I was praying
for God to give me the right steps to find help.
They were there, in large numbers, praying
their rosaries or missals, while the priest and altar boys prayed the Mass.