How to Pray

Praying is having a conversation with God.  If you're not sure how to pray, follow the seven-step prayer process below taken from Matthew Kelly's "The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic" which you can order for free by clicking here.

1. Gratitude

Begin by thanking God in a personal dialogue for whatever you are most grateful for today.

2. Awareness

Revisit the times in the past twenty-four hours when you were and were not the-best-version-of-your-self. Talk to God about these situations and what you learned from them.

3. Significant Moments

Identify something you experienced in the last twenty-four hours and explore what God might be trying to say to you through that event (or person).

4. Peace

Ask God to forgive you for any wrong you have committed (against yourself, another person, or Him) and to fill you with a deep and abiding peace.

5. Freedom

Speak with God about how He is inviting you to change your life, so that you can experience the freedom to be the-best-version-of-yourself.

6. Others

Lift up to God anyone you feel called to pray for today, asking God to bless and guide them.

7. Pray the Our Father