Faith

The 12 Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

In the 17th century, Jesus appeared four times to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, a French Visitation nun. In these apparitions, Jesus asked that Catholics receive Holy Communion on the First…

Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Immaculate Heart of Mary signifies, first of all, the great purity and love of the heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary for God. This purity is manifested in her…

The Sacred Heart of Jesus

According to the Popes of the last 100 years, there is no devotion more important to the life of the church than devotion to the Heart of Jesus. The Heart…

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

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This past Mother’s Day, I experienced Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel like I have never seen it before. The traveling Exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic…

Regina Coeli Prayer

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  The Easter prayer Regina Coeli (“Queen of Heaven” in Latin) is a wonderful tribute to our Lord’s resurrection and to the Blessed Virgin Mary (pictured in her Coronation above).…

The Fatima Prayers

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  The story of Fatima began in the spring of 1916. Lucia Santos and her two cousins Francisco and Jacinto Marto were tending their family’s flocks when an angel appeared…

The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary

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The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. It begins with the Apostles’ Creed, which summarizes the great mysteries of the Catholic faith. The Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels. The first part…

The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

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The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. It begins with the Apostles’ Creed, which summarizes the great mysteries of the Catholic faith. The Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels. The first…

The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary

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The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. It begins with the Apostles’ Creed, which summarizes the great mysteries of the Catholic faith. The Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels. The first part…

The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

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The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. It begins with the Apostles’ Creed, which summarizes the great mysteries of the Catholic faith. The Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels. The…

Prayers of the Rosary

  For your convenience, this page contains the prayers of the rosary to view or print as needed. The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of…

The Lord’s Prayer

  “Lord, teach us to pray.” This is what the Savior’s disciples asked him. The Lord’s prayer, also known as the “Our Father” is a perfect model of how we…

The Glory Be

  The “Glory Be” is far and away the most common Christian prayer after the Our Father and the Hail Mary. This prayer is called a doxology, from the Greek word meaning an expression…

The Prayers You’ve Shared

Share A Prayer is a recent addition to Sicilian Girl, and I am thrilled there are so many of you who have contributed your favorite prayers to share with others.…

My Morning Prayer

  My Morning Prayer: Lord, Jesus, I praise you for the gift of another day, for your mercies new each morning. My eyes are open, and my heart is beating.…

Fatima

  In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer…
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Share A Prayer

Prayer, the act of worship that glorifies God and reinforces our need for him, is the lifeblood of one’s faith. St. Therese of Lisieux describes prayer as “… a surge…

The Angelus

  The Angelus is a centuries-old Catholic devotion that recalls the annunciation of Christ’s birth by the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. The history of the Angelus is a…