Bríd Ní Lorcáin
Saint of the Day Activity
 Knowing God
 The Attributes of God
 Thanksgiving

 Building

a Relationship with God
through Prayer
Say Opening Prayer
 Discuss Prayer
 Review Expression of Prayer
 Complete “Prayer in My Life” survey
 Present “Saint o...
Our Father, who art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth,
As it is in heaven.
Give...
 Why

do we pray?

 Why

do we say prayer involves “mind and
heart”?

 Can

you get close to someone without ever
talki...
 Does
 If

God always answer prayers?

a parent answers “No”, does that mean
parent doesn’t love child?


Most important thing:
Prayer can be:


Vocal (said aloud)



Meditative (in your mind)



Contemplative

(without words)
You can pray




TAWG!

In solitude

In public
I love you,
Lord.

Mary, pray
for me.
Steps:
1) Make Prayer
a Priority

2) Break Away
from Busy Life

• Prayer should
be of great
importance

• Find right
place...


Try:

Silent
reflection

Reading

The Rosary

Music
Ask for
help

Use your
own words

Persevere!

Overcome
distraction
•Prayer of Praise
•Prayer of Thanksgiving
•Prayer of Petition
•Prayer of Intercession

Who

is it difficult for us to pra...
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A short presentation for Grade 7/Confirmation II P.R.E.P. class based on building a relationship with God through prayer. Includes discussion qs, ways and tips for expression of prayer and common kinds of prayers.

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Catechsim:Building a Relationship with God through Prayer

  1. 1. Bríd Ní Lorcáin
  2. 2. Saint of the Day Activity  Knowing God  The Attributes of God  Thanksgiving 
  3. 3.  Building a Relationship with God through Prayer
  4. 4. Say Opening Prayer  Discuss Prayer  Review Expression of Prayer  Complete “Prayer in My Life” survey  Present “Saint of the Day”  Say Closing Prayer, homework, mass journals 
  5. 5. Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory, For ever and ever. Amen.
  6. 6.  Why do we pray?  Why do we say prayer involves “mind and heart”?  Can you get close to someone without ever talking to them?
  7. 7.  Does  If God always answer prayers? a parent answers “No”, does that mean parent doesn’t love child?
  8. 8.  Most important thing:
  9. 9. Prayer can be:  Vocal (said aloud)  Meditative (in your mind)  Contemplative (without words)
  10. 10. You can pray   TAWG! In solitude In public I love you, Lord. Mary, pray for me.
  11. 11. Steps: 1) Make Prayer a Priority 2) Break Away from Busy Life • Prayer should be of great importance • Find right place and right time
  12. 12.  Try: Silent reflection Reading The Rosary Music
  13. 13. Ask for help Use your own words Persevere! Overcome distraction
  14. 14. •Prayer of Praise •Prayer of Thanksgiving •Prayer of Petition •Prayer of Intercession Who is it difficult for us to pray for? Why?

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