Born and raised in Southern California, Lisa suffered through the pain of being a divorced Catholic in the early 1990s.After seven years of intense struggle, spiritual growth, personal triumphs, and finally remarriage in the church and the birth of three miracle children, her one desire was to help others who were suffering find hope and healing.
Pray More Novenas wouldn’t even exist if I hadn’t met him or if I had never learned about a novena—but that’s another story.
What a beautiful story of romantic love that began with love for the will of God and acceptance of His timing.
I was working as a reporter at the time, and I actually ended up contacting him as a source for a pro-life campaign I was covering.
We met for the interview—probably one of the longest interviews I’ve ever done (he’s not a big talker—but he was talking a lot! Afterwards, I turned off my recorder, was ready to go—but he surprised me and said, “So, tell me about yourself.” The tables had been turned!
I ask that Your Holy Spirit sanctify us individually and as a couple, for the joy of working together to glorify You and Your church.
Lord, show us the path to service, heal any fractures in our relationship now or in the future, and build a hedge of protection around us, to guard us from outside forces that might try to attack us.
Not only did the habit of prayer lead them to find each other, but it also became the signature of their life as a couple. Com, a site dedicated to helping people enrich their lives and discover God’s will through prayer, specifically novenas. Ann, you are filled with compassion for those who invoke you and with love for those who suffer!
Heavily burdened with the weight of my troubles, I cast myself at your feet and humbly beg of you to take the present intention which I recommend to you in your special care.
But, above all, obtain for me the grace one day to see my God face to face, and with you and Mary and all the saints to praise and bless Him for all eternity. Feel free to send your comments and questions to [email protected]
Author and speaker Lisa Duffy has 20 years of both personal and professional experience in helping others deal with their divorces.
Make this a godly, righteous relationship of two people engaged in loving and serving You and Your chosen people.