Prayers

Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Virgin of Fatima, Mother of Mercy, Queen of Heaven and Earth, Refuge of Sinners, we who belong to the Marian Movement consecrate ourselves in a very special way to your…

Come Holy Spirit

“Come, Holy Spirit, come by means of the powerful intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Your well-beloved Spouse.” This is a beautiful prayer invoking the Holy Spirit through the…

Prayers Before Confession

Come, Holy Spirit, enlighten my mind that I may clearly know my sins. Move my heart that I may be sincerely sorry for them, honestly confess them and firmly resolve…

Marian Doxology

The Marianist Doxology is a short prayer that celebrates the honor and glory given to the Holy Trinity through the Immaculate Virgin Mary. It is rooted in Marianist spirituality, which emphasizes…

The 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Novena

The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit are, according to Catholic Tradition, wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of God. The standard interpretation has been the one that St. Thomas Aquinas worked out in…

Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a…

The Magnificat

During this special time of year, we celebrate Advent by reading the words of Luke as he tells the Christmas story. The birth of Christ marks a time when hope…

Anima Christi

The Anima Christi (Latin for “Soul of Christ”), is a prayer inviting us to ask our Lord for comfort, strength, and guidance. It offers us a chance to meditate on His…

Saint Michael the Archangel

Archangels are one of the nine choirs of angels. Archangels have unique roles as God’s messengers to people at critical times. Among all the angels, they have the most special…

A Holy Communion Prayer

Dear Lord, May I receive you in this Communion with open arms and a loving and contrite heart, so that I may be filled with Your grace, for my good and…

“I (Still) Do”

Lord Jesus, grant that I and my husband will continue to have a true and understanding love for each other. Grant that we may both forever be filled with faith…

Splinters from the Cross

Although, this prayer can certainly be prayed at any time, I find praying Splinters from the Cross, particularly meaningful at the close of The Way of the Cross SPLINTERS FROM…

Shoulder Wound of Christ

The cross our Lord carried was indeed quite heavy — heavy enough that he fell several times under its weight, as we prayerfully observe when making the Stations of the…

The Way of the Cross

“Mary advanced in her pilgrimage of faith through her perfect union with her Son unto the cross, and offers an eminent and singular example to the whole People of God,…

My Morning Offering

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day, for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart, in union…

Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory

Praying in cemeteries, for departed loved ones, especially in November is customary in all Catholic countries. It’s typical for the faithful to visit the graves of relatives and friends on…

Prayer of St. Gertrude

This prayer is one of the most popular prayers for the Holy Souls in Purgatory and is traditionally attributed to St. Gertrude the Great. She was known to have prayed…

The Sign of the Cross

The sign of the cross, often the first thing a Catholic does upon waking, and the last thing done before bed, is not simply a way to begin praying, it is…

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…