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    Part,  Sect., Chapter, Paragraph
1 1, 2, 1, 335| rogamus. . .["Almighty God, we pray that your angel..."]; in 2 1, 2, 2, 443| command them: "You, then, pray like this: 'Our Father'", 3 1, 2, 2, 520| his prayer he draws us to pray, and by his poverty he calls 4 1, 2, 2, 671| That is why Christians pray, above all in the Eucharist, 5 1, 2, 3, 741| for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit 6 1, 2, 3, 820| but the Church must always pray and work to maintain, reinforce, 7 1, 2, 3, 958| and a wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may 8 1, 2, 3, 1014| for instance, she has us pray: "From a sudden and unforeseen 9 2, 1, 2, 1174| apostolic exhortations to "pray constantly," is "so devised 10 2, 2, 1, 1283| trust in God's mercy and to pray for their salvation.~ 11 2, 2, 1, 1371| wherever you are.192~Then, we pray [in the anaphora] for the 12 2, 2, 1, 1386| Chrysostom the faithful pray in the same spirit:~O Son 13 2, 2, 1, 1394| the Holy Spirit. We humbly pray that in the strength of 14 2, 2, 2, 1425| Lord himself taught us to pray: "Forgive us our trespasses,"12 15 2, 2, 2, 1466| and full maturity. He must pray and do penance for his penitent, 16 2, 2, 2, 1510| the Church and let them pray over him, anointing him 17 2, 2, 2, 1519| hands on the sick; they pray over them in the faith of 18 2, 2, 2, 1526| the Church, and let them pray over him, anointing him 19 3, 0, 0, 1695| the Son" teaches them to pray to the Father16 and, having 20 3, 2, 1, 2098| We) ought always to pray and not lose heart."15~Sacrifice~ 21 3, 2, 1, 2179| brotherly love:~You cannot pray at home as at church, where 22 3, 2, 2, 2226| teaching their children to pray and to discover their vocation 23 3, 2, 2, 2298| their abolition. We must pray for the victims and their 24 3, 2, 2, 2303| you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute 25 3, 2, 2, 2361| Sister, get up, and let us pray and implore our Lord that 26 3, 2, 2, 2361| got up, and they began to pray and implore that they might 27 4, 1, 0, 2559| from God."2 ~But when we pray, do we speak from the height 28 4, 1, 0, 2559| that "we do not know how to pray as we ought,"5 are we ready 29 4, 1, 1, 2575| Moses also learns how to pray: he balks, makes excuses, 30 4, 1, 1, 2577| intercession. He does not pray for himself but for the 31 4, 1, 1, 2578| prophets - teach them to pray. the infant Samuel must 32 4, 1, 1, 2578| against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you; and I will instruct 33 4, 1, 1, 2582| order to encourage us to pray: "The prayer of the righteous 34 4, 1, 1, 2587| continue to teach us how to pray.~ 35 4, 1, 1, 2598| hear how he teaches us to pray, in order to know how he 36 4, 1, 1, 2599| of the Virgin learned to pray in his human heart. He learns 37 4, 1, 1, 2599| human heart. He learns to pray from his mother, who kept 38 4, 1, 1, 2599| her heart.41 He learns to pray in the words and rhythms 39 4, 1, 1, 2601| him, 'Lord, teach us to pray."'45 In seeing the Master 40 4, 1, 1, 2601| of Christ also wants to pray. By contemplating and hearing 41 4, 1, 1, 2601| prayer, the children learn to pray to the Father.~ 42 4, 1, 1, 2602| Jesus often draws apart to pray in solitude, on a mountain, 43 4, 1, 1, 2606| Jesus teaches us how to pray~ 44 4, 1, 1, 2607| already teaching us how to pray. His prayer to his Father 45 4, 1, 1, 2609| conversion, the heart learns to pray in faith. Faith is a filial 46 4, 1, 1, 2613| prayer: it is necessary to pray always without ceasing and 47 4, 1, 1, 2621| teaches his disciples to pray with a purified heart, with 48 4, 1, 1, 2630| for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit 49 4, 1, 1, 2632| hierarchy in these petitions: we pray first for the Kingdom, then 50 4, 1, 1, 2633| and St. Paul exhort us to pray at all times.111~ 51 4, 1, 1, 2634| petition which leads us to pray as Jesus did. He is the 52 4, 1, 2, 2650| interior impulse: in order to pray, one must have the will 53 4, 1, 2, 2650| one must have the will to pray. Nor is it enough to know 54 4, 1, 2, 2650| one must also learn how to pray. Through a living transmission ( 55 4, 1, 2, 2650| the children of God how to pray.~ 56 4, 1, 2, 2653| we speak to him when we pray; we listen to him when we 57 4, 1, 2, 2657| return, teaches us - to pray in hope. Conversely, the 58 4, 1, 2, 2659| 2659 We learn to pray at certain moments by hearing 59 4, 1, 2, 2660| It is right and good to pray so that the coming of the 60 4, 1, 2, 2661| teaches the children of God to pray.~ 61 4, 1, 2, 2664| to the Father only if we pray "in the name" of Jesus. 62 4, 1, 2, 2664| Holy Spirit teaches us to pray to God our Father.~Prayer 63 4, 1, 2, 2665| the liturgy, teaches us to pray to the Lord Jesus. Even 64 4, 1, 2, 2666| creation and salvation. To pray "Jesus" is to invoke him 65 4, 1, 2, 2670| Every time we begin to pray to Jesus it is the Holy 66 4, 1, 2, 2670| Since he teaches us to pray by recalling Christ, how 67 4, 1, 2, 2670| Christ, how could we not pray to the Spirit too? That 68 4, 1, 2, 2672| as there are persons who pray, but it is the same Spirit 69 4, 1, 2, 2677| her: "Thy will be done." ~Pray for us sinners, now and 70 4, 1, 2, 2677| death: By asking Mary to pray for us, we acknowledge ourselves 71 4, 1, 2, 2679| figure of the Church. When we pray to her, we are adhering 72 4, 1, 2, 2679| of all the living. We can pray with and to her. the prayer 73 4, 1, 2, 2682| Spirit, the Church loves to pray in communion with the Virgin 74 4, 1, 2, 2685| God's children learn to pray "as the Church" and to persevere 75 4, 1, 3, 2697| breath."1 But we cannot pray "at all times" if we do 76 4, 1, 3, 2697| all times" if we do not pray at specific times, consciously 77 4, 1, 3, 2702| feelings externally. We must pray with our whole being to 78 4, 1, 3, 2725| from union with God. We pray as we live, because we live 79 4, 1, 3, 2725| live, because we live as we pray. If we do not want to act 80 4, 1, 3, 2725| of Christ, neither can we pray habitually in his name. 81 4, 1, 3, 2728| what good does it do to pray? To overcome these obstacles, 82 4, 1, 3, 2731| those who sincerely want to pray, is dryness. Dryness belongs 83 4, 1, 3, 2732| preferences. When we begin to pray, a thousand labors or cares 84 4, 1, 3, 2736| that "we do not know how to pray as we ought"?23 Are we asking 85 4, 1, 3, 2736| in their freedom. We must pray, then, with his Spirit of 86 4, 1, 3, 2742| 2742 "Pray constantly . . . always 87 4, 1, 3, 2742| Father."33 St. Paul adds, "Pray at all times in the Spirit, 88 4, 1, 3, 2742| laid down that we are to pray without ceasing."35 This 89 4, 1, 3, 2743| It is always possible to pray: the time of the Christian 90 4, 1, 3, 2744| ever to sin.39~ ~Those who pray are certainly saved; those 91 4, 1, 3, 2744| saved; those who do not pray are certainly damned40~ 92 4, 1, 3, 2752| the Spirit of Christ: we pray as we live, because we live 93 4, 1, 3, 2752| live, because we live as we pray.~ 94 4, 1, 3, 2757| 2757 "Pray constantly" (1 Thess 5:17). 95 4, 1, 3, 2757| It is always possible to pray. It is even a vital necessity. 96 4, 2, 0, 2759| him, 'Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.'"1 97 4, 2, 0, 2766| teaches the children of God to pray to their Father. Jesus not 98 4, 2, 0, 2769| up of the "new-born" who pray and obtain mercy.21~ 99 4, 2, 0, 2773| request "Lord, teach us to pray" (Lk 11:1), Jesus entrusts 100 4, 2, 0, 2777| Eucharistic assembly is invited to pray to our heavenly Father with 101 4, 2, 0, 2779| to adore or pull down. To pray to the Father is to enter 102 4, 2, 0, 2781| 2781 When we pray to the Father, we are in 103 4, 2, 0, 2789| 2789 When we pray to "our" Father, we personally 104 4, 2, 0, 2789| and indivisible. When we pray to the Father, we adore 105 4, 2, 0, 2792| 2792 Finally, if we pray the Our Father sincerely, 106 4, 2, 0, 2793| 2793 The baptized cannot pray to "our" Father without 107 4, 2, 0, 2794| it means that those who pray should desire the one they 108 4, 2, 0, 2795| covenant we are living when we pray to our Father. He is in 109 4, 2, 0, 2813| sanctified continually.... We pray that this sanctification 110 4, 2, 0, 2814| precept that obliges us to pray for everyone, even our enemies. 111 4, 2, 0, 2817| had not been prescribed to pray for the coming of the kingdom, 112 4, 2, 0, 2829| Father of all men and we pray to him for them all, in 113 4, 2, 0, 2831| world calls Christians who pray sincerely to exercise responsibility 114 4, 2, 0, 2834| 2834 "Pray and work."121 "Pray as if 115 4, 2, 0, 2834| 2834 "Pray and work."121 "Pray as if everything depended 116 4, 2, 0, 2850| but it is always "we" who pray, in communion with the whole 117 4, 2, 0, 2853| the Spirit and the Church pray: "Come, Lord Jesus,"173 118 4, 2, 0, 2854| delivered from the Evil One, we pray as well to be freed from 119 4, 2, 0, 2864| us from evil," Christians pray to God with the Church to


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