Lord Teach Us To Pray – An Anthology – Advent Meditations

Over the course of Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s storied career, thousands approached him with a simple request: “Teach us to pray.” Now, for the first time ever, his wise teachings on prayer have been collected into a single volume to help you perfect your prayers and make them what they must become: a daily, holy habit.

Lord, Teach Us To Pray- An Anthology is the perfect companion to accompany you through the four weeks of Advent. This delightful anthology of the works of the saintly archbishop Fulton J. SheenPrayer will fill you with anticipation and expectation of the birth of the Christ Child!

Written by Archbishop Fulton Sheen
Complied by Allan Smith, Founder of Bishop Sheen Today
Published by Sophia Institute Press

DATE

THEME OF MEDITATION

PAGE

DAY 1
November 29
Our Father Who Art in Heaven
Hallowed be Thy Name
Thy Kingdom Come
Prayer before a Crucifix
5
9
11
224
DAY 2
November 30
Thy Will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven
Give us this day our daily bread
Prayer before a Crucifix
13
17
224
DAY 3
December 1
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us
Deliver us from all evil
Prayer before a Crucifix
19
21
224
DAY 4
December 2
Thoughts on Faith and Belief
Christ to a Faithful Soul       
165
217
DAY 5
December 3

Thoughts on Spiritual Battle
A Prayer of the Church Under Grievous Persecutions    

167
223
DAY 6
December 4
Thoughts on Prayer and Sacrifice
Prayer of St. Ignatius             
175
223
DAY 7
December 5
Thoughts on Looking Into My Soul
Prayer for the Enlightening of the Mind
185
219
DAY 8
December 6
Thoughts on Encouragement
An Exhortation to the Praise and Service of God                               
193
224
DAY 9
December 7
Thoughts on the Eucharist                                       
199
DAY 10
December 8
Thoughts on the Blessed Mother 
211
DAY 11
December 9
Prologue to Calvary and the Mass
Prayer to Follow the Example of Jesus Christ
25
218
DAY 12
December 10
The Confiteor
Prayer Against Evil Thoughts
33
218
DAY 13
December 11
The Offertory
A Prayer of a Sinner, Trusting in the Mercies of God
35
224
DAY 14
December 12
The Sanctus
An Exhortation to the Praise and Service of God
45
224
DAY 15
December 13
The Consecration
An Exhortation to Despise this World and to Trust in Providence
51
226
DAY 16
December 14
The Communion
Prayer of St. Ignatius
57
223
DAY 17
December 15
The Ite, Missa Est
A Universal Prayer
63
221
DAY 18
December 16
The Last Gospel
Prayer for Charity and Tolerance
69
220
DAY 19
December 17
The Incarnation of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ                    
99
DAY 20
December 18
How Christ Lives in Us Today           
105
DAY 21
December 19
How that Divine Life is Lost and Our Final End      
113
DAY 22
December 20
The Duty of Self-Denial 
121
DAY 23
December 21
Giving Glory to God in the World      
129
DAY 24
December 22
The Eucharist, the Need of Our Heart          
139
DAY 25 
December 23
Our Blessed Mother
To Our Lady – Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue 
147
227
DAY 26
December 24
Why Make the Holy Hour
How to Make the Holy Hour              
79
83

Merry Christmas Everyone!
Come Let us Adore Him!