Prayer for this evening (Saturday, October 23)

Prayer for the Evening Vigil of the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time   The name of Jesus is a name above all names: let us praise him.   Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen. Alleluia!…… Continue reading Prayer for this evening (Saturday, October 23)

The prayer John Paul II’s dad taught him, that he prayed every day

St. John Paul II kept the prayer on a handwritten note and prayed it every day for the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Prior to becoming a priest, John Paul II was formed in the faith by his father at home. Looking back, John Paul II would call this time of his life “the first…… Continue reading The prayer John Paul II’s dad taught him, that he prayed every day

Prayer for the Morning (Saturday, October 23)

Prayer for the Morning Let us bow down before God’s holy temple,/ filled with awe. (cf. Ps 5:8b)   Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia!   HYMN   I lift my eyes to…… Continue reading Prayer for the Morning (Saturday, October 23)

When Padre Pio replied to John Paul II’s letter with a miracle

When Padre Pio replied to John Paul II’s letter with a miracle In 1947, the saintly Pope had just received priestly ordination and decided to pay a visit to the famed Padre Pio, the stigmatist Capuchin friar. The Pope was impressed, and even though it was a very brief meeting, Wojtyla still did not forget,…… Continue reading When Padre Pio replied to John Paul II’s letter with a miracle

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How to Pray The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

DIVINE MERCY HOUR (3 p.m) Do you know how to pray the chaplet of Divine Mercy? Here’s how… 1. Make the Sign of the Cross In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 2. Optional Opening Prayers You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth…… Continue reading How to Pray The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Do you trust in the Blessed Virgin Mary? Speak to her with this prayer…

Filippo Lippi (Italian, ca. 1406-1469). 'Madonna and Child,' ca. 1446-1447. tempera and gold on panel. Walters Art Museum (37.429): Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902.

“Thank you for being a mother who will never leave me….” What better describes a mother than unconditional love for her children, her willingness to succor them, to lift them when they fall, guide them when they are losing their way? Do children always know, though, how to call out “Mama, help!” once they have…… Continue reading Do you trust in the Blessed Virgin Mary? Speak to her with this prayer…

How Old Is Your Church?

The Lutheran Religion is about 500 years old and was founded by Martin Luther, an ex-priest of the Catholic Church. He began the Church in 1517. If you are an Anglican or Church of England, your religion started because the Catholic Church denied King Henry VIII a divorce so he could remarry. He left the…… Continue reading How Old Is Your Church?

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