Dr. Tom Curran congratulates the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team for advancing to the NCAA Championship game! Tom reflects on Sunday’s Gospel reading on The Raising of Lazarus (John 11: 1-45) by asking the questions: Why did Jesus wait two days to raise Lazarus? Where was Lazarus during those days? And, if you were at the gates of Heaven, would you want to go back to earth?
Dr. Tom Curran explores three scriptures on the foundation of prayer, seven attitudes to take in prayer, seven aids to grow in prayer and seven practices of prayers.
-7 Attitudes to Take in Prayer: Be Humble, Be Open, Be Intentional, Be Hilarious, Be Patient, Be Alert, and Be Grateful
-7 Aids to Grow Prayer Life: Silence, Solitude, Simplicity, Community, Confession, Formation, and Eucharist
– 7 Practices for Fruitful Prayer: Pick a time, Pick a place, Read scripture, Examine your conscience, Pray the rosary, Pray the liturgy of the hours, and Pray always!