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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

9/30/2016 (3 months ago)

Published in Living Faith

Keywords: Survey, prayers, quiz, answers


Question 1: True or False? Can prayer change your personality?

Answer: True

Explanation: Studies show that prayer can improve self-control, make people nicer, and improves mood.


Question 2: Can Catholics pray directly to God?


Answer: Yes

Explanation: Catholics can pray directly to God. Catholics also offer prayers to the Virgin Mary and the Saints, asking for their help. This is the same as asking a friend to pray for you. 


Question 3: The word prayer is not as old as we think. In what century did the English word â€~prayer†come into use?

Answer: 13th Century

Explanation: The English word, â€~prayer†is relatively new, dating back to the early 13th century. It means to ask earnestly.


Question 4: True or False? Must you address a prayer to God or to a saint when saying one?

Answer:  No

Explanation: Prayers do not travel as letters do, so it is not required to address a letter, or to invoke the name of to whom it is offered. God and the saints know your heart, which is sufficient. 


Question 5: Is it possible to pray for an atheist?


Answer: Yes
 
Explanation: Anyone may be the object of a prayer, even if they do not believe, deserve, or refuse to accept the graces that come by prayer.

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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for DECEMBER 2016
Universal:
End to Child-Soldiers: That the scandal of child-soldiers may be eliminated the world over.
Evangelization: Europe: That the peoples of Europe may rediscover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Gospel which gives joy and hope to life.



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