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The Conversation: Prayers

Composed in honor of the bicentennial of the birth of Servant of God Isaac Hecker, this novena can be prayed over any nine-day period.

Paulist Fr. Steven Bell | 12/24/18

A prayer for those facing difficulties with family members over the holidays.

Paulist Fr. Frank Desiderio | 12/23/18

As we celebrate Christmas this year, Paulist Fr. Frank Desiderio gives thanks for all that is good.


"When we peek inside the constant gift, where else can we go but Thanksgiving?"


Do you need a blessing to pray before your Christmas meal? Paulist Fr. Frank Desiderio has got you covered.


Do you need a prayer for your dinner table this Thanksgiving? We've got you covered.

Fr. Frank Desiderio, C.S.P. | 09/04/17

" ... Save us from work that degrades our dignity, that is not a way to build up community ... "

Fr. Frank Desiderio, C.S.P. | 08/18/17

"Help us to move beyond our tribes, to see clearly the unity of creation, to open our hearts to the other."


The Paulist Fathers have issued a prayer for the U.S. Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017.


We pray that you and your loved ones enjoy a very happy Thanksgiving! May it be a day of peace and good fellowship for all.