Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 9: C4: Ignite Your Faith—What Is Prayer?


C4: Ignite Your Faith—What Is Prayer?

Film Focus: In this video, Bishop Don Hying explains the deep relationship each person should have with God through prayer including both private prayer and public prayer through the Liturgy and the Sacraments. He likens prayer to a relationship with a close trusted friend.

Text Focus: Pages 315-317

Discussion Questions:

  1. How does Bishop Hying define prayer? Is this true of your experience of prayer?
  2. Bishop Hying describes the celebration of the Eucharist as the most perfect prayer? What do you think his reasons are for this statement?
  3. Who is someone with whom you have an excellent relationship? Why do you say that this relationship is excellent? How can you take what you have learned from this human relationship to deepen your prayer relationship with God?
  4. What is your preferred way to pray? What is one new devotion that you could begin to enrich your prayer life?

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