Sacred Reading: The 2019 Guide to Daily Prayer
Sacred Reading for Advent and Christmas 2018-2019
This uplifting prayer book for Advent and the Christmas
season from the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network—an international ecclesial
ministry served by the Jesuits—engages you with the Church’s daily scripture
readings and incorporates the Pope’s monthly prayer intentions for groups
across the globe. It will inspire you in a new way with the traditional
spiritual devotion known as lectio divina (sacred reading).
Create moments of peace in your busy holiday season by
refocusing on prayer.
Beginning with the first Sunday in Advent through
Epiphany—including readings for solemnities and feast days—Sacred Reading for
Advent and Christmas 2018–2019 walks you through a six-step process that will
- know that God is present;
- read the gospel;
- notice what you think and feel as you read the
- pray as you are led for yourself and others;
- listen to God; and
- ask him to show you how to live today.
The devotional is the perfect resource to deepen or develop
your prayer life or for those seeking a new approach to praying and living the
scriptures. You’ll also find inspiring quotations from important Catholic
figures that are not included in the Sacred Reading annual book.
More than simply another daily prayer book, Sacred Reading
also gives you practical tools that allow the day’s scripture to change your
heart and find expression in your actions. You will feel a greater sensitivity
to those around you and for people across the globe by meditating on the Pope’s
monthly prayer intentions and creating an enriching habit of daily prayer and
scripture reading that is as easy to maintain as it is enriching.
The affordable price and compact format of this seasonal
resource make it ideal for individuals or parishwide distribution during
Paperback 96 Pages
Size: 10.5cm x 17cm