— Children Thirst for God —


This site, drawn from the Catholic prayer tradition, offers support to those
helping children to pray as they begin their relationship to God.

“God is our life, God is our fulfillment, in Christ God comes to give us life and life to the full.”

~ Father Victor Hoagland, CP

Father Victor Hoagland, C.P.

Father Victor Hoagland, C.P. is a Catholic priest and a member of the Passionist community. He resides at the Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, New York. He’s the author of numerous spiritual books and videos, among them: The Book of Saints, Following Jesus Christ, Mary the Mother of GodDaily Prayers, The Way of the Cross and Pilgrim Churches of Rome.


Father Victor is a blogger and writes online at The Victor’s Place.



Our Mary Garden:


  • Resources for the Mary Garden
  • The Genesis Story
  • Laudato sí

The Passion Story


  • The Passion of Jesus Christ
  • Narratives and Commentary
  • Archeology
  • Prayers and Devotions
  • Recent Studies
  • Resources


Immaculate Conception Monastery
86-45 Edgerton Boulevard
Jamaica, New York. 11432


Special Thanks

Special Thanks for their collaboration on this website:

Lucille Castro
Mauro Detrizio
Duk Soon Fwang
Mary Hoagland
Anita O’Malley
Annette Raynor
Patricia Tryon
Bob Tyrrell