Skip to main content

About Me!

"But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you."      

Matthew 6:6

Me In Poland 2016 for World Youth Day
Many times within his life Jesus taught about the importance of prayer. Look, for example, at what Jesus teaches about prayer during the Sermon of the Mount. Jesus stresses the need for personal, quiet, and secret prayer in a person’s life.  That being said, Jesus also stresses later on the importance of prayer in a group (Mt 18:20). Through this amazing gift of prayer we can grow our relationship with God and be able to listen to God more closely in our life.

My name is Michael. Many people call me Mike, and that’s what I go by around here. This is my little corner of the internet that I like to call, “ Pray To God Today.” I have always been interested with the idea of prayer: that we can talk to God and that he will respond.  From that simple but complex idea I started this little Catholic blog.

I love Christ. For my entire life i have been in love with Christ. I have always been captivated by the Priest during Mass. My family would always sit in the back of the church (like every Catholic) but I always wanted to sit in the front to see what was happening.  I was always interested in the work of a priest and his life.

I am a first year university student who is dedicated to his faith. All my life, faith has played an important role in who I was and who I am. Faith and learning more and more about it has been who I am. I have been an altar server since grade 2 where I would begin by just holding the book on my head for the priest during the opening prayer. 

Over three years I created this simple little blog to share my thoughts and reflections on the faith, on the Sunday scripture readings. I've had a couple of previous blogs, but prayer, the central action of any Christians life, has always compelled me. That we mortals can have direct communication to our creator through humbling ourselves. Humbling ourselves and acknowledging that their is something greater, something more that we need, and that this greater being is in fact the merciful Father. Prayer deepens our faith. It grows the roots of faith more deeply into our hearts. Through prayer we can hear God and how he is calling us to be more merciful to others. 

Thank You for stopping by at my little corner of the internet called Pray To God Today. It means a lot to me that you stop by and take the time to read the posts that I produce. As of now, the schedule for blog posts is: One for sure of Sundays and Thursday

Like Us on Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter!
Follow us on Bloglovin’

Follow us of Networkedblogs
Click HERE to Go to the Pray Request Page
Click Here to go back Home
Send me an email at: praytogodtoday at gmail dot com


  1. Hi Mike,
    Thank you for following our blog I wanted to have a look at your blog and see who you were. When I read some of your posts my reaction was this guy should become a priest. Then I took a look at your profile and when you said you wanted to be a priest I thought I must write and tell you to follow your dream as you would make a great priest. Keep writing I love your simplicity.

  2. Hi Mike! Nice to see another Catholic joining the AtoZ challenge! Looking forward to Aprii!

  3. Dear Mike, while searching for a different sort of image of St. Michael the Archangel, I came across a most interesting picture of him. It was attached to your blog. So here I am, a Catholic mom of three grown children lending my prayerful support to you. You are blessed to have known your course all your life. I too, knew since I was five that God called me to be a wife and a mother. Thank you for sharing your story and in doing so reminding me of my own calling. Keep up your amazing work here. I look forward to seeing more of you!


Post a Comment


I hope you enjoyed the Post, and enjoyed the Blog. If you have something you want to say, you are invited to leave a comment below! I love reading all the comment!


Popular posts from this blog

Forgive... Not Seven times but Seventy Seven times

21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.
Matthew 18:21-22 
It's very hard to forgive. Forgiveness is essential to our life here on earth. Jesus gave us the perfect example of forgiveness while he was on earth. Jesus loved us so much that he bore all our sins on the cross that goes before us. Every wrong we have done; every pain has become  A LOT LIGHTER because Jesus bore it before us.
Jesus is asked by his own, disciples, how many times should they forgive. Because they know that they have to forgive, and they know they everyone does wrong, but how much is enough? We need to draw a line right? No.
Jesus tells us that we shouldn't just forgive seven times. He told us to forgive 77 times. Or 77 X 7 times. Which is a more perfect number. Jesus told us that we must forgive has many times that someone does wrong. …

Feed My Sheep

During this Easter season we are given the opportunity to listen and reflect on the word of God from the Gospel of John. For the third and final time this weekend, we will hear a post-resurrection appearance of Christ to his apostles. It is through these appearances that Christ proves his resurrection, dispels the darkness of doubt in his apostle’s mind, and commissions them to make known the love and joy of these events to the world.

The Gospel this weekend tells us that after the death and resurrection of Christ, the disciples have returned to fishing, as they once did before they followed Christ. These skilled fishermen do not catch anything all night, until a man comes on the shore of the beach and tells them to cast their net on the right side of the boat, and they catch an abundance of fish, that the net should have broke, but it did not. After they caught these fish, the apostles realized that it was the Lord, who has now called them a second time from their job of fishing to …

Fishers of Men

I have had the pleasure recently to start teaching again the First Penance and Eucharist at my Parish. It is always  a great time for me to know that I am laying the seeds of God in their heart and knowing that I am preparing them for a once-in-life-time event.  I love seeing the kids who are earnest to learn and who want to be there.

     In todays' Gospel, we are presented with an overview of Jesus life. Jesus does three distinctive things, that Matthew wraps up very quickly. He teaches, proclaims, and heals. These three unfold for us what we can expect from Jesus during his life time.  However, before he begins his own life and mission one thing had to happen- the Death of John the Baptist. John, we know, was the last of the Prophets and his main mission was to make sure people were finally ready for the King  to come. Jesus, therefore, couldn't start until the paths were made straight.

     Jesus mission on earth is the great light that has appeared in the darkness. In…