Updated: Oct 22, 2021
Thanks for joining us for our September Lady Mentor Training! Please access the recording of our zoom meet up by clicking here.
Cultivating a Habit of Prayer with Sister Susan Pieper of The Apostles of the Interior Life & Holy Family School of Faith
Sister Susan introduced a few practical ways of establishing a habit of prayer which, when lived out consistently, will lead to holiness. When you hear Jesus ask you, "What do you want me to do for you?" (Luke 18:35-43) How do you answer Him?
Kind of a loaded question, am I right?!? I have to chew on this - Of course, I want Him to make me a saint... but am I REALLY ready for that?! If I would have heard this 7 years ago, not gonna lie, this would have scared the be-gee-bees out of me!! Thankfully, with a lively and consistent habit of daily meditation which has been developing in my own spiritual life this "Jesus ask" doesn't seem so daunting or scary.
Sister equipped us with a plan for holiness. If you know me, I like an action plan! Jesus desires us to: 1) Hear/Listen to the call to holiness, 2) engage in daily meditation (mental prayer), 3) remain faithful to Him (Mass & Sacraments and living virtuous lives).
Prayer undergirds this action plan! Sister presented a simple formula to cultivate a habit of daily prayer too:
Or, more simply: