Pray the Intercessions at Home with Your Kids

Ignite your children’s love of special intentions and try praying the general intercessions as a family. Here’s why you should pray the universal prayer at home, and examples of what to do. by Regina Lordan When I was a little … Read More

Pray for the Dead with Your Kids

  We Catholics believe that the communion established between us in God’s love is not broken by death. One of the best ways to teach your kids about this reality is to pray for the dead; here’s how.   This article … Read More

The Bubble Prayer: A Way for Kids to Send Prayers to God

  Here’s a super-simple way for kids ages 3-7 to send their prayers to God. Here is a prayer that young children like; we call it “Bubble Prayer” because of the last step. Here’s what to do: Ask your child to … Read More

5 Ways to Do Grab-Bag Prayers

Give children a small leadership role during prayer time by letting them choose the prayers. You can provide some boundaries by making up a fun system for doing this. Here are a few ideas: Bookmarked prayers. Use bookmarks or Post-It … Read More

Are Your Kids Getting a Balanced Prayer Diet?

Help your kids develop a rich and varied prayer life by introducing them to the five basic forms of prayer. This article is adapted from 77 Ways to Pray with Your Kids. Nutritionists say a balanced diet is essential to kids’ health … Read More