Daily Prayer in the Classroom: Interactive Daily Prayer

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Liturgical Press, 2002 - 245 páginas

Faithfulness to prayer leads to a recognition of the need and an acceptance of the responsibility to pray for one another. By providing short prayers for each day of the school year, Daily Prayer in the Classroom assists teachers, parents, and others in the experience of praying with children each day.

Daily Prayer in the Classroom introduces elementary school children to various kinds of prayer; gives teachers confidence in what and how they pray with their students; builds confidence in the adult's ability to lead prayer in the classroom or home; and offers children the opportunity to foster a prayer life. By continuing to pray daily, participants begin to see the connection between prayer and action. As they allow themselves to be open to the Holy Spirit they develop a personal relationship with God and with each other.

Daily Prayer in the Classroom consists of short prayers for each day from August through June. Each day begins with an introduction or background followed by questions for discussion and a short prayer. Part One includes prayers for each day of the calendar year including the feasts of saints, prayers for those in need, and prayers for deepening spirituality. Part Two includes prayers for the movable feasts, the incarnation and paschal cycles. A special section of prayers includes blessings of people, places, and things; traditional prayers; virtue; personal, local, national, and international needs, and times of illness or death.

Kathleen Foley, CSJ, has experience in elementary schools as a teacher and in administration. She was the coordinator of religion in elementary schools for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and taught in the theology department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. She is the co-editor of Focus on Theology, a video and book series for adults, published by The Liturgical Press.

Peggy O'Leary, CSJ, taught religion and English in elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. For eleven years at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul she coordinated a program for teachers of religion in Catholic elementary schools. She is the co-editor of Focus on Theology, a video and book series for adults, published by The Liturgical Press.

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February
19
March
37
April
57
May
79
June
97
July
115
August
135
September
155
October
175
November
193
December
215
Special Prayers
233
Bibliography
239
Index
241
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Página 127 - But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Página 66 - The LORD is my shepherd. I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul.
Página 32 - Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form he humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross.
Página 118 - The Lord bless you, and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, both now and evermore.
Página 110 - And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Página 119 - Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
Página 36 - WHERE CAN I GO FROM YOUR SPIRIT? OR WHERE CAN I FLEE FROM YOUR PRESENCE? IF I ASCEND TO HEAVEN, YOU ARE THERE; IF I MAKE MY BED IN SHEOL, YOU ARE THERE.
Página 59 - When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?
Página 52 - How can this be, since I have no husband?' And the angel said to her. The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.
Página 104 - I will bless the Lord at all times : His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord : The humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. 0 magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together.

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Kathleen Foley, CSJ, has experience in elementary schools as a teacher and in administration. She was the coordinator of religion in elementary schools for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and taught in the theology department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. She is the co- editor of Focus on Theology, a video and book series for adults, published by The Liturgical Press.

Peggy O'Leary, CSJ, taught religion and English in elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. For eleven years at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul she coordinated a program for teachers of religion in Catholic elementary schools. She is the co- editor of Focus on Theology, a video and book series for adults, published by Liturgical Press.

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