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Good Friday

Good Friday is the premier occasion in the church year for solemn intercession. Though the liturgical observance of the day has varied in different...

Intercessory Prayer for Christians

I recently went to visit an old friend I had not seen for a good while. He now in his wheelchair most of the time...

Praying for Renewal in Kentucky’s Holy Land

By Mark Michael You can spot them easily on maps of nationwide religious membership, three Catholic counties in central Kentucky, amid a sea of evangelicals....

When We Make Mistakes in Our Prayers

By Mary Foulger I was embarrassed. I had been so excited to pray with some of the important leaders in my Christian organization. Perhaps I would...

Pray for those who upset you

My plea would not only be for understanding and real human sympathy but also for intercession. I cite Job as a model.

What the Camino Taught Me

We all come from God, and the fulfillment of our human destiny and purpose lies in our return to God.

Prayers for Baby Lucas

All Saints, Chevy Chase, rallies around the rector when his infant grandson fights multiple health threats.

Nine Days of Prayer in Dallas

The Diocese of Dallas has encouraged its members to join a novena for the election of a new bishop.

Praying for the world when bad news abounds

On a trip to the Holy Land in 2008, I found myself riveted by an unusual mosaic of Jesus on the Church of All Nations, depicting Jesus as our intercessor, kneeling at the center of the image with two groups of people flanking him.


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