Pray with Pope Francis!

Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for September

comment | Posted Sep 01, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Five Key Themes From Scripture

Five Key Themes From Scripture

An excerpt from "The Quick Reference Guide to the Catholic Bible"

comment | Posted Aug 19, 2014

Although there are seventy-three books in the Bible, certain themes unify the Scriptures. Continue »


The Transfiguration of the Lord

The Transfiguration of the Lord

It is good that we are here. (Luke 9:33)

comment | Posted Aug 06, 2014

Put yourself in Peter’s place. God had already revealed to him that Jesus was the Messiah (Luke 9:20). And now he is standing with James and John, watching Jesus’ appearance change before his eyes. Continue »


Gifts God Wants to Give Us

Gifts God Wants to Give Us

A Prayer by St. Alphonsus Liguori

comment | Posted Aug 01, 2014

The founder of the Redemptorists Order, St. Alphonsus was not healthy, to say the least; he received the Last Rites eight times during his long life. (He lived to be ninety-one.) Continue »


Come into My Presence

Come into My Presence

It’s not as hard as it seems.

comment | Posted Jul 22, 2014

As awesome and intimidating as this may seem, it’s really not all that difficult to enter into the presence of the Lord and experience his love. On the contrary, Jesus longs for us come to him. Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for July

comment | Posted Jul 01, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Bearing God’s Fruit

Bearing God’s Fruit

John 15:1-8

comment | Posted Jun 13, 2014

Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit. (John 15:5) Have you ever seen a wild grapevine? Continue »


The Gift of the Holy Spirit

The Gift of the Holy Spirit

Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48

comment | Posted Jun 11, 2014

What happened in Cornelius’ house has been called a second Pentecost. This surprise of the Spirit amazed the Jewish believers because they thought that Jesus had come only for them, not for Gentiles. According to custom, Jews were forbidden even to enter the house of a Gentile—and here is Peter, baptizing them! While there are many valuable lessons in this story, one that stands out is the blessing that God wants to give to families that follow him. Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for June

comment | Posted Jun 03, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Joining in the Celebration of Jesus

Joining in the Celebration of Jesus

Acts 1:1-11

comment | Posted Jun 01, 2014

Share your faith – Join our Online Discussion! Build up others with your thoughts on our Sunday meditation. Three questions will be offered for reflection and discussion each week. Please pray through the questions and share your insights or what the Lord spoke to you in the comments area provided. Your words will inspire others in The Word Among Us community and encourage us all. Continue »


Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

A Prayer to move away from fear and toward Jesus.

comment | Posted May 26, 2014

"Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid." —John 14:27 Continue »


How to Pray the Rosary

How to Pray the Rosary

Getting Down to Basics

comment | Posted May 21, 2014

If you’ve never prayed the Rosary before, this article will give you the basics; and, if you’re returning to the Rosary after a long time away, you can use this article as a "refresher course." Keep in mind, though, that there are no "Rosary police" checking up on you to make sure that you’re doing it "the right way." Continue »


Change Is Possible

Change Is Possible

Thoughts on Change

comment | Posted May 19, 2014

"For God all things are possible." —Mark 10:27

Sometimes it’s easy to fool ourselves into believing that nothing can change and that things are as they always will be. Continue »


In Line with God’s Will

In Line with God’s Will

Meditating on Acts 1:4-8, 12-14, 21-22, 24-26; 2:1-4

comment | Posted May 12, 2014

For the apostles, Jesus’ final instructions to them before his ascension had a bittersweet quality. His resurrection appearances and future promises filled them with hope. But his order to stay in Jerusalem, where he had been crucified and where their lives were in constant danger, must have been difficult to accept. Continue »


Saint John Paul II on How Best to Pray

Saint John Paul II on How Best to Pray

An excerpt from praying with Saint John Paul II

comment | Posted May 09, 2014

Anyone familiar with the life of John Paul II knows that his many accomplishments were the fruit of intense prayer. Continue »


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