Prayers

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…

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…

Divine Mercy Novena

  Sister Faustina was a young, uneducated nun in a convent of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland during the 1930s.  She came from a poor…

Apostles’ Creed

    I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,…

How to Pray the Rosary

More and more people are turning to the rosary to discover a time tested way of prayer. It is indeed a prayer of the heart! Pope John Paul II, a…

A Lenten Prayer

  Loving God, During the sacred season of lent, bring me closer to you. Prepare a place in my home and heart for silence and solitude, so that I may…
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