Take Your Kids on a Quiet Walk to Teach Contemplative Prayer

    How do you teach fidgety kids contemplative prayer? Start small, with simple activities that support contemplative prayer . . . like taking a silent walk to find God out in the world.   by Jerry Windley-Daoust Raising kids who … Read More

30 Seconds of Silent Prayer: A Little Practice for Contemplation

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Prepare for Mealtime Prayers or Family Prayer with thirty seconds of silence, a practice that helps everyone (including parents) settle down and refocus their attention. It also helps children learn to be silent and still, which is good preparation for … Read More

Praying the Annunciation with Sacred Art

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You can use these images to pray the Annunciation decade of the Joyful Mysteries of the rosary as a family. The slide delay is 20 seconds. Use the arrow keys (or swipe) to advance the slides, or click on the slideshow … Read More

Introducing Kids to Contemplative Prayer

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Contemplation may not seem suited to wiggly, squirmy, eye-rolling, “Are-we-done-yet?” kids. But this intimate basking in Christ’s love is something kids deserve to know about. This article is adapted from the book 77 Ways to Pray with Your Kids. Contemplative … Read More

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