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New RC Prayer Book Available in Paperback

The new RC lay members prayer book, Lord, Teach Us to Pray, is now available for purchase in the Regnum Christi Online Store.

The new prayer book is also available online, on the RC English App, and in audio book podcast format.

The publication of a new prayer book has been a constant request from many lay members and formators even before the approval of the Statutes. In this sense, Lord Teach Us to Pray reflects a path of renewal that began before 2019 and seeks to promote and give continuity to the renewal, incorporating new fruits. In addition, we hope that the next steps in the renewed prayer of the consecrated branches allow us to grow in some prayers and practices that are common to all vocations of Regnum Christi.

In an interview on the ‘what’s new and why’ of the new prayer book, Álvaro Abellán, a lay member involved with the commission that created the new prayer book, shares, “The main reason for this update is offered by the title. Lord, Teach us to Pray expresses the request lay members of Regnum Christi make to the Lord to renew our prayer and our life through dialoguing with him, living and praying as he did. In addition, we have confirmed established elements of our prayer tradition and have incorporated elements of the renewal of the charism that we see in many places, localities, and members of Regnum Christi, in order to make them available to all. There are also other reasons, linked to this, such as adapting the prayer book to the charismatic expression in our statutes and incorporating various requests that we have received during the last few years from many lay people and formators.”