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Travel

5 Places to Pray with Monks

Anyone can travel to these monasteries for the silence, solitude and serenity.

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Pray Effectively

10 'Breath Prayers'

When you can't stop in a church or kneel, these short, simple prayers can be spoken in a single breath.

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Power of Prayer

Pray Dangerously

Bold prayers can change you–and the world.

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Prayer Stories

Pray Your Hunger

Your belly can bring you closer to God during Lent.

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Pray Effectively

26 New Ways to Pray

Use the letters of the alphabet to generate new prayers by praising your way from A to Z.

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Power of Prayer

Take a Lunchtime Examen

A 500-year-old tradition of prayer goes online to offer a quick Lenten retreat

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Power of Prayer

Pray the Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem

A classic prayer in Orthodox churches that can help your observance reflect a true Lenten spirit.

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Pray Effectively

3 Ways to Pray a Prayer of Mortality

An invitation to forgive quickly and to live gratefully, humbly and mindfully

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Prayer Stories

3 New Ways to Pray with Others

Become an OurPrayer volunteer and make a difference in someone's life.

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Pray Effectively

An Artful Journey Through Lent

Discover the Lenten sketchbooks of Paul Soupiset and have a prayer focus for each day.

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