Prayer Resources

“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” + Matthew 6:6

Prayer Resources

“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” + Matthew 6:6

Prayer Resources

Select resources to help you encounter Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Eucharist both in Adoration and at Mass. More resources to come!

  1. A’Kempis, Thomas – The Imitation of Christ
  2. Aumann, Jordan – Spiritual Theology
  3. Baur, Benedict – Frequent Confession
  4. Baur, Benedict – In Silence with God
  5. Boylan, Eugene – Difficulties in Mental Prayer
  6. Boylan, Eugene – This Tremendous Lover
  7. Burke, Cormac – Covenanted Happiness
  8. Chautard, Jean-Baptiste – The Soul of the Apostolate
  9. de Caussade, Jean-Pierre – Abandonment to Divine Providence
  10. de Montfort, Louis-Marie – True Devotion to Mary
  11. de Sales, St. Francis – An Introduction to the Devout Life
  12. de Sales, St. Francis – Treatise on the Love of God
  13. Escriva, Jose Maria – Christ is Passing By
  14. Escriva, Jose Maria – Friends of God
  15. Escriva, Jose Maria – The Way, Furrow, The Forge
  16. Escriva, Jose Maria – The Way of the Cross
  17. Faber, Frederick – All for Jesus
  18. Garrigou-Lagrange, Fr. Reginald – Three Ages of Interior Life
  19. Liguori, Alphonso – The Great Means of Salvation and Perfection
  20. Liguori, Alphonso – Uniformity with God’s Will
  21. Louis of Grenada, Venerable – The Sinner’s Guide
  22. Lovasik, Lawrence – The Hidden Power of Kindness
  23. Manzoni, Alessandro – The Betrothed
  24. Martinez, Luis – True Devotion to the Holy Spirit
  25. More, St. Thomas – The Sadness of Christ
  26. Perquin, Bonaventure – Abba Father
  27. Rohrbach, Peter – Conversation with Christ
  28. Scupoli, Lorenzo – Spiritual Combat
  29. Sheed, Frank – Theology and Sanity
  30. Sheed, Frank – Theology for Beginners
  31. Sheed, Frank – To Know Christ Jesus
  32. Sheen, Fulton – Life of Christ
  33. Sheen, Fulton – Three to Get Married
  34. Tanqueray, Adolphe – The Spiritual Life
  35. von Hildebrand, Dietrich – Transformation in Christ

Eucharistic Amazement Planning Ideas

Here is a list of opportunities for encounter to help fuel your discernment of how to instill Eucharistic Amazement within your parishes, schools, and families.

  1. Focus on offering vibrant liturgies and Eucharistic preaching
  2. Offer Eucharistic Amazement Adoration opportunities and Reconciliation
  3. Offer a vibrant Corpus Christi celebration
  4. Read and Promulgate On Keeping the Lord's Day Holy (Dies Domini) St. John Paul II
  5. Promote sabbath rest and Eucharistic renewal to parishioners and Community
  6. Sign up to receive National Eucharist Revival Updates and inspiration
  7. Discuss with other priests any of these suggested texts: General Instruction of the Roman Missal
  8. The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise by Robert Cardinal Sarah
  9. The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI)
  10. Attend Priest study day on Eucharistic Amazement November 29 at Holy Trinity in Lenexa 1-4 p.m.
  1. Share National Eucharist Revival free courses at
    https://www.eucharisticrevival.org/learn-resources

  2. Promote liturgy workshops for musician and lay ministers (option Michael Podrebarac) 

  3. Offer parish liturgical training and workshops on Eucharist for the parish

  4. Share The Veil Removed video theveilremoved.com

  5. Offer a Mass that is Explained (option Dr. Mike Scherschligt)

  6. Invite Dr. Mike Scherschligt to say a Eucharistic Rosary and catechesis

  7. Invite Dr. Mark Zia or Sebastian D'Amico (Bilingual) to give Shroud of Turin
    Presentation

  8. Offer That Man is You/Journey/CHIRP/retreats/ small groups That focus on sacraments

  9. Facilitate Called and Gifted or other charism discernment process to foster Eucharistic
    listening

  10. Offer Forgiveness 101 course (https://www.forgivenessinstitutekc.com/) to prepare
    communicants

  11. Offer discipleship and evangelization equipping (Convocation in a Box) (Emily Lopez)

  12. Display traveling Eucharistic miracle posters inspired by Carlos Acutis’ website (Rick
    Cheek)

  1. Implement Generation Adoration or other Adoration opportunities for school and S.O.R.
  2. Facilitate the sharing of Eucharistic testimonies
  3. Adoration and/or Mass with small groups/classes/teams
  4. First Fridays Adoration for school community 
  5. Eucharistic Retreats (option Prairie Star Ranch and Camp Tekakwitha summer camp)
  6. Promote Eucharistic Art Show offered by Catholic Fine Arts Council (high school
    students)
  1. Encourage families to have a sacred space or holy corner in their home
  2. Encourage families to have a Holy Water Font filled in your home
  3. Teach family prayer forms like Night Prayer and Salve Regina
  4. Use Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers (N.E.) to commemorate family occasions
  5. Impress on families the sacredness of mealtimes (breaking of the bread)
  6. Encourage parents to bless their children with the sign of the cross
  1. Promote Encounter School Formation
  2. St. Cecelia Mass w/Scola offered by the Catholic Fine Arts Council at Savior on Nov. 18
  3. Encourage Men to attend a Eucharistic retreat i.e. Men Under Construction, Fire Retreat
  4. Promote Camp Tekakwitha (Eucharistic Instruction) for youth and families
  5. Encourage women to attend a Eucharistic retreat i.e. Tekakwitha Women’s Retreat
  6. School of Faith monthly Reclaim Sunday Gatherings, classes and immersion retreats
  7. Catholic Charities Eucharistic Amazement experiences (Dec. 2 Shalom House at S.H. dedication)

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Deacon Dana Nearmyer

ArchKCK Director of Evangelization

Deacon Dana Nearmyer heads up the Office of Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. His role is to serve pastors and parish leaders in the area of Evangelization.

Emily Lopez

Lead Consultant for Adult Evangelization

Emily partners with pastors and lay leaders to talk with them about their parish identity, their vision, their parish’s strengths and weaknesses, and how they see evangelization being improved in their community.

 

Karla Melgar

CONSULTANT FOR EVANGELIZATION

Karla is excited to be part of the Evangelization team; to share her experience in collaboration with others and serve as a bridge between English-speaking and Spanish-speaking communities.

Lee McMahon

CONSULTANT FOR EVANGELIZATION

With an extensive background in media and digital content creation, Lee is looking forward to partnering with pastors and parish leaders to provide them with the tools they need to fulfill the great commission.

Emily Lopez
Director of Adult Evangelization

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Karla Melgar
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