Tired of living the rat race and not making enough time for prayer? Think squeezing time into your busy schedule for just 15 minutes of quiet time is impossible? Well Deacon Greg Kandra and I are here to tell it ain’t so! Listen in as we talk about how to incorporate prayer into our busy lives as we discuss his book The Busy Person’s Guide to Prayer.

From the publisher Word Among Us Press

Beloved author Deacon Greg Kandra knows all too well what it is to be busy. Drawing from his own experience, and those of fellow Catholics, and the saints lives, Deacon Kandra helps us realize the importance of prayer and offers practical tips for making it a part of each day. Prayer includes regular participation in the Sacraments (Mass, Confession) but is also about a constant communication with God and a way to plan our day each morning and evaluate our progress each evening.


Deacon Greg Kandra is the author of the highly acclaimed blog “The Deacon’s Bench” and multimedia editor for Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).

Before joining CNEWA, Deacon Greg spent nearly three decades in broadcast journalism, most of that time at CBS News. Deacon Greg has received every major award in broadcasting–including two Emmys, two Peabody Awards and four awards from the Writer’s Guild of America.

Deacon Greg’s essays have been published in America, U.S. Catholic, Catholic Digest, Reality, and the Booklyn Tablet. He is the author of The Living Gospel: Daily Devotions for Advent 2018.

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