Going Deeper in Prayer

Stories for Bulletin Insert 1 Relationship comes first!

For a related story from Scripture, click below on “How God Offers Us Guidance”

“Going Deeper in Prayer” is a new initiative for individual adults, including 2 aspects:  different Prayer Cards with Resources and Sessions on how God guides us. 

Note:  The “Going Deeper in Prayer” Resources designed for parents, students and teachers can be found at diolc.org/prayer

Going Deeper in Prayer  (click on title)   Choose from one of the fourteen Catholic prayers listed.  The downloadable materials for each prayer include a Prayer Card with a simple format that is meant to foster a personal relationship with God.   Pick one that interests you!

How God Offers Us Guidance   (click on title)

Going Deeper in Prayer

 Would you like to deepen your relationship with God?  Then this initiative is for you.  As you speak with God  each day in prayer, you will come to recognize more and more how much He loves us.

The Resources for each prayer includes such things as:

  • Why you will want to pray this prayer each day
  • The meaning of the words
  • Learning the principles
  • Scriptural References
Act of Contrition and daily Examination of Conscience
Hail Mary  
Our Father  
 Psalm 23:  “The Lord is my Shepherd”   
Praying with Scripture  
The Apostles’ Creed  
Prayer to the Holy Spirit  
Sign of the Cross 
Prayer to Jesus
  • Prayer Card for the Prayer to Jesus
  • Introductory Information on the Prayer to Jesus
  • Resources for the Prayer to Jesus
Coming Soon!
The Morning Offering
Mysteries of the Rosary
Angel of God

How God Offers Us Guidance  – 10 Sessions

Letter to Participants

There will be 10 sessions completely downloadable from the links below and will provide:

  • a teaching on specific ways that God offers us guidance.
  • a Scripture story that relates how God guided a person in a particular manner.
  •  two modern-day true stories in which individuals experienced God’s guidance.
  • discussion questions.  The sessions are arranged for 90 minutes.

Session 1:  Relationship comes first!

1. Facilitator copy
1. Participant copy
Prayer Card
Facilitator Guide for Small Groups
Group Discussion Guidelines