Catholic Arts and Letters Awards finalists

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  • Children's/YA Fiction:Playing by Heart, Carmela Martino
  • Adult Fiction: My Brother's Keeper, Bill Kassel

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From Our Blog

  • CWG Prayer Chain Post: October 21, 2018

    Mike Hays
    October 21, 2018 - 4:16pm

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

    Isaiah 53:10-11

    The LORD was pleased to crush him in infirmity. If he gives his life as an offering for sin, he shall see his descendants in a long life, and the will of the LORD shall be accomplished through him. Because of his affliction, he shall see the light in fullness of days; through his suffering, my servant shall justify many, and their guilt he shall bear. 

    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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