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How Do You Pray?

We've adding a regular series to our blog called How Do You Pray?  It features prayer routines, suggestions, and tips of people of a variety of ages, households, work situations, schedules, and faith backgrounds.  Take a look at these prayer routines to get new ideas or encounter something that might work for you!

[Prayer] is not what we do but what God does in us, how God loves us, addresses us, looks at us, enlightens us, forgives us, heals us, purifies us and eventually transforms us.”  Dominican Nuns Ireland Family Day Address (

Found something that works really well for you? We want to know how you discovered the right prayer routine for your current phase in life.  Submit it to our How Do You Pray Series!

Looking for more concrete help?  Our Prayer Styles Survey helps you identify your current prayer attitudes and practices. We'll follow up with some suggestions for helping you set realistic goals for improving your prayer life no matter where you are today.

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Prayer Tips, Sample Routines & Suggestions

How Do You Pray? Developing a Prayer Routine
Prayer for Lent: 5 Ideas for Evangelizers
Pray Your Way to an Evangelizing Heart
Understanding the "Hail Mary"
How Do You Pray? Personal Discernment
The "R" Father: 14 Ways to Respond to the Lord's Prayer
One Stay-At-Home Mom's Prayer Routine
5 Daily Prayers for Busy Families
One Retiree's Prayer Routine
When You're Too Busy To Pray
Overcoming Distractions & Anxieties during Prayer
Praying Through Transition
7 Tips to Help You Focus During Prayer
Praying with Children
Send Them Off With Prayer