52 Weeks of Prayer Challenge: Week One

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Hello and welcome to the inaugural 52 Weeks of Prayer Challenge! I am so excited that you have chosen to be a part of this journey. The I will be attempting to stay up-to-date with this challenge by posting weekly about each step on the blog but the very best way to not miss anything is to subscribe to the e-mails.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have about the ChallengeI look forward to praying with you in 2023!

Without further ado, let’s jump right in…

Prayer: Dear Lord, we watch as there is much strife and division in our world today. We humbly ask you to grant greater Peace and Harmony so that all humankind may live together like brothers and sisters.

Prayer Challenge: Learn about a country in the world with which you are not familiar. Pray specifically for the needs of that country.

Notable Feast Days

January 1: Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

January 2: Feasts of Sts. Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzen

January 4: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

January 5: St. John Neumann

Pray with the Saints Every Day

One of my favorite ways to begin prayer each day with my kids is to share a Saint of the day. This is the book we use. If you are looking for something great, check it out

Keep the Saints at the Top of Your Calendar

I am an affiliate for Catholic Sprouts and they have a really neat new product out – Catholic Saint magnets for your calendar. I am really excited to use these calendar magnets with my kids this year and thought you might want to learn more about them too!

Spotlight Charity of the Month: Mission to the Beloved

Each month I will be spotlighting a charity that I believe is doing some incredible good in our world. In many cases it will have something to do with our prayer intentions for the month. Please prayerfully consider if God is calling you to give.

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