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Moses and the Power of Prayer

Father Girardey remarks: “One of the most beautiful examples of this power of prayer over God Himself is given us by Moses.” It happened in this way: “Whilst Moses was spending on Mount Sinai forty days in fasting and prayer, … Continue reading

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Examples of the Power of Prayer

Father Girardey notes that “both the Old and the New Testaments are full of examples of the efficacy, of the unlimited power of prayer.” Here are some examples: “Josue, who led the Israelites in the conquest of the Promised Land, … Continue reading

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How God Answers Prayers

Christ declared: “Amen, amen I say to you, if you ask the Father anything in My name, He will give it to you. . . . Ask and you shall receive.” (John 16:23, 24) On another occasion He said: “Every … Continue reading

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What Is Required In Order To Pray

Father Girardey discusses what is, and what is not, required of a person who wishes to pray. He writes: “To pray to God we are not required to be in good health, to be strong, rich, powerful, talented, learned or … Continue reading

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Praying For Perseverance

Father Girardey explains why it is necessary to pray for the grace of final perseverance. He writes: “The greatest saint on earth stands in absolute, need of prayer for his perseverance, because frequent, constant prayer is the indispensable means the … Continue reading

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Why St. Peter Fell

Father Girardey cites the example of St. Peter to demonstrate why even a virtuous person needs to pray. He says: “St. Peter truly loved our divine Saviour, and probably with a greater love than any of the other apostles. And … Continue reading

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Prayer Is a Means to Salvation

Father Girardey explains that even a virtuous person needs to pray. He writes: “However good and virtuous a man may be, he stands in constant need of divine grace to observe the commandments of God, to resist and overcome the … Continue reading

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