Tag Archives: prayer

  1. Pray the Stations of the Cross Through the Eyes of the Homeless

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    March 25, 2016 by Alex Johannigman

    The Stations of the Cross can feel so far removed from our 21st century world. This Good Friday, I invite you to experience Christ’s passion through new eyes, the eyes of our homeless brothers and sisters living in our own neighborhoods.

  2. How to “Enjoy” Mass More

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    July 13, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    If we are bored with the Mass and stop paying attention to it, we miss out on what is the entire miracle of being a Catholic Christian. We enter the sanctuary of a Catholic church and sacramentally step in to the presence of the Almighty Divine. We come to Mass to worship God, not to be entertained. And when we acknowledge that reality, our actions and attitude in prayer change.

  3. The Incredible Origins of Matt Maher’s Lyrics

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    January 27, 2015 by Alex Johannigman

    Matt Maher is one of the most popular musicians in the English-speaking Catholic world, but did you know that many of his lyrics are derived from ancient writings and prayers of the Catholic Church?

  4. A Group of Men Go to a Strip Club, but Not for the Reason You’d Expect

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    December 10, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    Last week a dozen young men went to a strip club… to pray. I would love to see prayer groups outside strip clubs become as common as prayer groups outside abortion clinics since the two evils are so closely linked. Ultimately, the demand for abortion is rooted in a failure of men to fulfill their roles as protectors and providers for women.

  5. Moral of the Story: You Will Fail Without Prayer

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    August 27, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    My final lesson is the most important one and the one that I needed to learn the most: Prayer and frequent reception of the Sacraments are absolutely needed if you are ever going to experience peace and love anyone fully.

  6. We have a voice that cannot be silenced

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    April 17, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    I’ve spent a lot of time since last Thursday¬†thinking about, praying about, and taking action against SB 175 in Colorado. …
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  7. Dodging the Dangers of Discernment

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    February 4, 2014 by Alex Johannigman

    As young adults, we spend a disproportionately large amount of time trying to figure out what our purpose in life …
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