A 30-day series to transform your prayer life.

What You Don't Know About Prayer

Let’s be honest. You probably think you’re doing fine in your prayer life. And perhaps you are. But is your prayer life actually deepening and growing? St. Bernard famously said, “He who does not advance, falls back.” What if there’s more to prayer than what you experience now? God wants all of us to pray like saints. What’s holding you back from reaching the heights of prayer that God is calling you to?

Don't Just Pray More, Pray Better. Start Now.

Prayer is essential to our spiritual life, yet it is one of the hardest things for us to do. If you’ve ever tried to maintain a consistent and meaningful prayer life, you know how difficult it can be. Prayer doesn't come easy. Almost everyone struggles with it in one way or another.

All the saints knew they had to work at their prayer life in order to pray better. That's because prayer is something that is taught and learned. How do we recognize and overcome obstacles that stunt our prayer life? How can we practice better prayer habits? In order to pray well as faithful Catholics, we must draw from how the Holy Spirit has taught the Church to pray over the centuries. This is exactly what we'll examine in School of Prayer, gleaning insight from both Eastern Catholic and Western Catholic traditions. Get practical instruction that will help you pray better—now and for the rest of your life.

Why join this series?

School of Prayer is a 30-day devotional series to help you advance your prayer life farther than you ever realized you could. In this series you will study prayer in the universal Catholic Church as taught by scripture, papal encyclicals, catechisms, the saints and spiritual masters from the East and West, and more. This includes: the two things necessary for true prayer; the four different kinds of prayer; the three levels of prayer; how to identify and overcome the common obstacles to prayer growth; practical tips for developing better habits of prayer; how to pray as a family… and much more!

When does the series begin?

This series will launch on June 8, 2018, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. On this day you will receive daily emails linking you to new content posted right here at GoodCatholic.com. You will be able to repeat the series as often as you choose for one full year. Don’t wait! Subscribe today.

Prayer is taught. Prayer is learned. Prayer takes practice. Is your prayer life where it should be?

What You Will Get

When you subscribe, you’ll receive access to the School of Prayer for one full year, which includes:


30 in-depth articles exploring prayer in the universal Catholic tradition


Insightful video commentary with a Byzantine rite Catholic priest


Discuss what you’re learning with other Good Catholic subscribers

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It is the most comprehensive and commendable source on prayer and praying I have ever seen. Very Stimulating.

— David

It was very well done. The combination of the written reflections with videos and audio rosary was perfect. The many quotes from the saints and from the catechisms were fantastic. Also the perspective of the Eastern lung of the church was refreshing.

— Father Jose

This course was life changing for me. I never realized how broad and deep the subject of prayer could be! The writers and presenters were very professional. Thank you Father Joseph, Gretchen, and Whitney. Not only did you help me to strengthen and broaden my Catholic faith, I learned a lot about the Eastern Church.

— Don

Wonderful! School of Prayer was more than I ever expected it to be. Every day was an experience that touched my soul.

— Aida

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