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Helping Young People Unplug Slideshare

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Helping Young People Unplug Slideshare

  1. 1. Diocese of Davenport June Institute, 2009
  2. 2.  NSYR  Pew Internet ◦ 48% have prayed ◦ 97% play video or rosary, novena or computer games to a special saint ◦ 93% use the ◦ 46% have gone to internet Confession ◦ 75% use a cell ◦ 45% have read phone the Bible alone ◦ 70% use online ◦ 34% have prayed social networking alone
  3. 3. 16.7 hrs/week 13.6 hrs/week 12 hrs/week 7.7 hrs/week 6 hrs/week
  4. 4.  There is no magic bullet… ◦ Our tradition is DEEP & WIDE ◦ No single spiritual practice will appeal to all people
  5. 5.  Once is not enough ◦ What does it take to make a habit?  21 days 17 days one month etc.. ◦ Consistency is a key
  6. 6.  Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance ◦ Quality Preparation/Catechesis ◦ Quality First Experience
  7. 7.  Lectio Divina  Adoration  Rosary  Guided Meditation  Contemplative Prayer
  8. 8.  Prayer with Art ◦ Clay ◦ Chalk ◦ Paint  Prayer with Music ◦ Reflective Listening  Prayer Online ◦ www.sacredspace.ie ◦ www.loyolapress.com/3-minute-retreats-daily- online-prayer.htm
  9. 9. “Praying in Color” Video

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