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Pause and Pray

God Bless Fathers

Jun 20, 2021 Pause+Pray
Share today's prayer with a father who emulates the same characteristics as St. Joseph. A prayerful word of thanks is sometimes the best present.

Growing in Patience

Jun 19, 2021 Pause+Pray
Patience is not simply a trait that one either does or does not possess; patience is a virtue that one chooses to develop.

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart

Jun 18, 2021 Pause+Pray
Gratitude is not just a concept or practice to be lived out during the month of November. Gratitude changes our perspective from the inside out.

St. Francis’ Holy Simplicity

Jun 17, 2021 Pause+Pray
Maybe Francis had the better way to follow—to do as God desires, with course corrections along the way, rather than sitting and fretting over what God really means.

There’s Too Much Noise

Jun 16, 2021 Pause+Pray
It seems our world is becoming more noisy by the day. We can even become addicted to the noise, eager for the next stimulus to activate our hearts and minds, especially in our social media age and with inflammatory news cycles.

Facing Grief

Jun 15, 2021 Pause+Pray
We will all suffer from grief at some point in our lives. At times it can feel like an all-encompassing, heavy blanket. Other times it may feel a bit lighter.

Let Justice Come Alive Today

Jun 14, 2021 Pause+Pray
In speaking of South African women protesting the injustice of apartheid, poet June Jordan asserted that we are the ones we have been waiting for. Take time to look at your community and ask God for guidance for your justice-seeking.

St. Anthony, Help Me Find...

Jun 13, 2021 Pause+Pray
Anthony of Padua was an outstanding preacher. He spoke in a way that ordinary people could understand the extraordinary mercy of God.

Bless Our Pets

Jun 12, 2021 Pause+Pray
It can be easy to take our animal friends for granted in our day-to-day lives. But their enriching presence is a reflection of God's love.