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PRAYER OF AN EXPECTANT MOTHER

6 Nov , 2016  

PRAYER OF AN EXPECTANT MOTHER

Lord Jesus, I lovingly pray for this sweet hope
that I keep within my womb.
You have granted me the immense gift
of a tiny little life,
living in my own life,
and I humbly thank you for choosing me
as an instrument of your love.

In this sweet waiting,
help me to live in a constant attitude
of self-surrender to your will. More…

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Prayer to St. Matthew as your Patron Saint

5 Nov , 2016  

Prayer to St. Matthew as your Patron Saint

Saint Matthew, whom I have chosen as my special patron, pray for me that I, too, may one day glorify the Blessed Trinity in heaven. More…

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Prayer: Good Morning God

5 Nov , 2016  

Good Morning God

Good Morning God!
You are ushering in another day,
untouched and freshly new.
So here I am to ask you, God,
if You’ll renew me too. More…

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VENERATION OF THE THORN-CROWNED SAVIOR

5 Nov , 2016  

VENERATION OF THE THORN-CROWNED SAVIOR

And platting a crown of thorns, they put it up on His head. They began to spit upon Him, and they gave Him blows. Others smote His face and said: ‘Prophesy, who is it that struck Thee?’ “

O holy Redeemer! Thou art clothed with a scarlet cloak, a reed is placed in Thy hands for a sceptre, and the sharp points of a thorny crown are pressed into Thy adorable head. More…

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PRAYER: MARY, MOTHER OF MERCY

5 Nov , 2016  

MARY MOTHER OF MERCY

Mary, Mother of mercy,
watch over all people,
that the Cross of Christ may not be emptied of its power,
that man may not stray from the path of good
or become blind to sin, More…

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Daily Renewal of Consecration to the Sacred Heart

5 Nov , 2016  

Consecration to the Sacred Heart

Dear Sacred Heart of Jesus, we renew our pledge of love and loyalty to You.

Keep us always close to Your loving Heart and to the most pure Heart of Your Mother. More…

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BLESSING OF A HOLY PICTURE

5 Nov , 2016  

BLESSING OF A HOLY PICTURE

V. Our help is in the name of the Lord.
R. Who has made heaven and earth.

V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with your spirit.

Almighty and eternal God,
it does not displease You
that images of Your saints are carved or painted. More…

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Prayer When Using Holy Water

5 Nov , 2016  

Prayer When Using Holy Water

By this holy water and by Your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins, O Lord.
Amen
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Prayer to Saint Anthony of Padua (Restorer of Sight to the Blind)

5 Nov , 2016  

Prayer to Saint Anthony of Padua

Dear St. Anthony, you recall the Gospel episode about the blind man who, partly healed, could see men “looking like walking trees.”
After a second laying-on of Jesus’s hands, he could see perfectly.

Saint Anthony, Restorer of Sight to the Blind, please sharpen my spiritual vision. More…

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Prayer to Saint Joseph After Mass

5 Nov , 2016  

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O Guardian of virgins and father, Saint Joseph, to whose faithful custody Innocence itself, Christ Jesus, and Mary, Virgin of virgins, was committed; I pray and beseech thee by each of these dear pledges, Jesus and Mary, that, being preserved from all uncleanness, More…