Archive | June, 2016

Finding it difficult to pray? Try 10 prayer tips and a prayer app

“Fix your inward gaze upon Him amidst your occupations.” Leave it to Carmelite nuns (the combat Marines of prayer!) to come up with helpful ways to kick-start prayer in your daily routine. Along with their practical (and creative) tips, you will also want to check out the wide assortment of Prayer Apps for your mobile […]

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Put away your phone. Join life.

Is it really that important? It’s the premise of a recent blog post questioning our obsessive compulsion to check our cell phones –literally 150 times a day! We are engaged in life on the surface, yet — at dinner parties, on outings with friends, in private moments with our loved ones, or even in the midst of a crowd– […]

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Divine Office website shut off to new users June 6

Update to previous posts on this subject… The exquisite text/audio Liturgy of the Hours web site, DivineOffice.org, will be closed to new users on June 6. Their app, Divine Office, has already been shut down to new users. This is all due to licensing issues. According to the producer of Divine Office: The Divine Office […]

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Pray with Pope Francis using ClickToPray app

We’re re-posting this review of the free app, ClickToPray ,because it has been such a joy to use and it’s the first day of the month. That means it’s time to switch to new prayer intentions of Pope Francis –pray along with him using this app. Did you know that each month the Pope announces his specific prayer intentions?  These prayers are […]

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