Praying Together as a Special Needs Family

Most prayer books directed at Catholic families suggest praying together as a family. Many families struggle with how to work a family rosary, or other prayer, into their daily routine. Despite the importance of prayer, between school, work, outside activities, chores, errands and everything else, it’s not uncommon for family prayers to fall by the wayside.

As special needs families, we also struggle with how to pray together as a family when one or more of our children cannot participate in prayers as a typical child would. Mass can be an additional challenge, and sometimes it may seem easier to not even attempt praying together.

However as many of us are experiencing a lot of togetherness currently, I thought I would share some suggestions for how to include everyone in a regular prayer time.

Read more over at Accepting the Gift.

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