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  • We Pray by Daniel G. Opperwall. A children’s picture book, paperback version
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Item No. 9781955890144

by Daniel G. Opperwall with illustrations by Jelena and Marko Grbic 

Written in expressive verse, We Pray invites children and their parents to explore some of the unique aspects of Orthodox Christian prayer life. Through reflections on topics like icons, the Jesus Prayer, and the liturgy, children are invited to see the beauty in our way of praying and understand better the purpose of Orthodox prayer.

Features include:

  • Charming, detailed illustrations invite seek-and-find activities
  • Helpful lesson-starter on prayer for church and homeschool classrooms

We Pray Teaching Resources

We Pray is perfect for building a Sunday-school or home-school lesson on prayer. Here you'll find some resources to help you design a lesson and provide some hands-on activities for children using We Pray. The resources below are free to download, use, copy, and distribute for any non-profit educational purpose.

We Pray Suggested Discussion Questions

Our Bodies in Prayer Activity

Daily Prayer Rule and Sticker Page

My Prayer List Activity

Daily Reading Sticker Sheet

About the Author: Daniel G. Opperwall is a husband and father of three young children. He teaches Church history and patristics at the Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College, University of Toronto. He and his family live, read, and pray together in Hamilton, Ontario.

About the Illustrators: Jelena and Marko Grbic, along with their two children, currently live in Belgrade, Serbia, and have recently discovered their passion for illustration. As Orthodox Christians they have enjoyed working on this beautiful book that brings an ancient Orthodox experience of prayer to children in a simple and inspiring way. The storybook reminds parents and adults alike of Christ’s words, "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven" (Matthew 18:3).


Age Range: 2 - 12 years old

Author: Daniel G. Opperwall

Illustrators: Jelena and Marko Grbic

Paperback: 32 pages

Dimensions: 8 X 8 inches

Publisher: Ancient Faith Publishing

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$9.99 at Amazon

Related Media:
Podcast - Ex Libris - Author Interview
Podcast - Under the Grapevine - Reading of We Pray with Dr. Chrissi Hart


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Additional Information

Daniel G. Opperwall
Jelena and Marko Grbic
32 pages
8 x 8 pages
Ancient Faith Publishing
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