The following article by Sr. Ann Shields recently appeared in Faith Magazine.

Many people are asking themselves the question, how do I pray for someone to come back to God this Advent?

First of all, don’t worry about what words to use when you begin to pray for someone who has been away from the Lord—from the Church—for a long time. Just talk to God about the situation as you would to a good friend. In your own words, tell God your fear, your concern, perhaps your sense of hopelessness/discouragement. . . . Read the rest here.


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