Give God Time

Give God Time

These are very challenging times. Perhaps they’re orchestrated by the Lord to bring us to a place where we can really hear his Word. By which I mean for us not just to think nice, pious thoughts, but to hear his Word and have a relationship with Him and love...

How Does God Want Us to Pray?

The following article is from a talk Sr. Ann Shields gave at a Word of God Community prayer meeting. It can also be found in our Renewal Ministries’ September 2018 newsletter. Our intercession is pivotal to the graces, power, and love that God wants to give His...

A Conspiracy of Silence on Heaven

…my father complained to me some years ago that no one talked about heaven. I see a couple of reasons for that phenomenon. First, no one wants to be definitive about anything these days. No one wants to take a stand, even though Scripture and the long tradition...

Prayer: Why & How

The following is a letter from Sr. Ann Shields to members of Friends of Food for the Journey that we felt was important to share more broadly. If you would like to learn more about Friends of Food for the Journey, click here. Have you been giving God some substantial...

Live Lent Differently

Too often, we associate Lent with negative images that involve, in different ways, giving up something. Meanwhile, most of us have a hard time wanting to give up anything. I encourage you to live this Lent in a manner that may be different than what you have done...