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Praying Our Lives: SSJE Brothers on Prayer

Short videos and texts from the Brothers of SSJE discussing the heart of their community life: Prayer. The videos come from a 2013 Lenten series. To view the full series, click here.

 Introduction: The Gift of Prayer

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For more: Read Transfiguration A meditation on the transformative power of seeking and knowing God’s presence.

Try this: Share your deepest longings with God.

How to Pray

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For more: Read / Listen Living Prayer A preaching series exploring creative ways of praying, with meditative exercises.

Try this: Sit in silence and listen.

When Prayer is Hard

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For more: Read Reconciliation: Preparing for the Sacrament In-depth workbook on this powerful sacrament.

Try this: Pray for your enemies.

Brothers’ Favorite Ways to Pray

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For more: Read / Listen Teach Us to Pray A series exploring traditional forms of prayer.

Try this: Pray the name of Jesus.

Subscribe to Brother Give Us a Word

Start each day (and maybe jump-start your day’s prayer) with a word of encouragement and hope from an SSJE Brother:  www.SSJE.org/word
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