How many times do we let the pressures of life and work take over our days at the expense of prayer? How many times do we feel alone and frightened? How many times do we think our problems are unique?
Follow in the footsteps of the Apostles when they asked Jesus to teach them to pray as he did. Learn from St. Augustine, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Ignatius, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Francis de Sales, and St. Therese of Lisieux as they exemplify incredible devotions to prayer each in their own way.
Discover Gods Prayer book
Connect understanding and belief
Balance contemplation and action
Initiate practical, spiritual exercises
Whether used as a springboard for personal spiritual growth, or as a small-group study resource, this book will enlighten and motivate your spirit with Father McBrides brilliant, yet simple story-telling skills. Sidebars, thematic art, discussion questions, and passages for contemplation add depth to each of its chapters.
Alfred McBride, O.Praem., a Norbertine priest, holds a diploma in catechetics from Lumen Vitae, Brussels, and a doctorate in religious education from the Catholic University of America. He presents retreats and workshops throughout the United States, and is featured on numerous television and radio programs. Other books by Fr. McBride include Holding Jesus: Reflections on Mary, the Mother of God; Staying Faithful Today: To God, Ourselves, One Another; and A Priest Forever: Nine Signs of Renewal and Hope.