First of all, I invite you to read Book IV of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which is devoted to prayer, especially the first part of Book IV, which addresses your question thoroughly. You can find the entire catechism from vatican.va.Read More →
First of all, Catholics actually do spend a lot of time praying directly to God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We do not have to look too far, just a casual peruse of the text of the Mass is evidence enough that the whole celebration is centered on worshiping God the Father, through the Son and in the Holy Spirit.
As to why Catholics “pray to” the saints, more precisely, we…Read More →