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  • Prisoners of War by Sarah Gracia
  • A Love Such as Heaven Intended by Amanda Lauer
  • Trust in Love by Gerri Bauer
  • Waiting for Elmer by Deanna Klingel
  • Tortured Soul by Theresa Linden
  • Bound by Vijaya Bodach
  • Martyrs by Kathryn Swegart
  • A Boy for All Seasons, but a Man? by Thomas Caffrey
  • The Catholic Working Mom's Guide to Life by JoAnna Wahlund

 

Catholic Writer's Retreat

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The schedule includes 3 talks, 12 meals, social time, Mass, confession, Benediction -- and 29 hours of writing time!
 
 

From Our Blog

  • CWG Prayer Chain Post: October 13, 2019

    Mike Hays
    October 13, 2019 - 5:29pm

    The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.

    Luke 17:11-19

    As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him. They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master! Have pity on us!” And when he saw them, he said, “Go show yourselves to the priests.” As they were going they were cleansed. And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a loud voice; and he fell at the feet of Jesus and thanked him. He was a Samaritan. Jesus said in reply, “Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine? Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?” Then he said to him, “Stand up and go; your faith has saved you.”

    The power of prayer and the power of people praying.

    OCTOBER INTENTION PRAYER 

    Blessing of the Harvest

    Almighty Lord God, You keep on giving abundance to men in the dew of heaven and food out of the richness of the soil. We give thanks to Your most gracious majesty for the fruits of the field which we have gathered. We beg of You, in Your mercy, to bless our harvest, which we have received from Your generosity. Preserve it, and keep it from all harm. Grant, too, that all those whose desires You have filled with these good things may be happy in Your protection. May they praise Your mercies forever and make use of the good things that do not last in such a way that they may not lose those goods that are everlasting, through Christ our Lord.

    Please leave a comment with your intention. If you have problems adding an intention, email it to Mike Hays at coachhays(at)gmail(dot)com and I will add it.  God bless.

The CWG Prayer

Holy Family, guide our minds, our hearts, our hands, as we write, speak, illustrate – help our words to live in union with the Word.

Teach us discipline and skill to use the talents God gives us.

Give us also insight and courage to convey God's love through our craft, and humility to be open to His divine will, shaping our lives, in loving loyalty to His Church.

In Christ's name,

Amen.

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