Here is how to pray the Divine Praises

To pray the Divine Praises is to give glory to God and rest in his divine presence. Many Catholics who attend Eucharistic adoration are familiar with praying the Divine Praises. This litany of praise normally concludes a time of adoration, giving glory to God present in the Holy Eucharist. The prayer can be traced back to the… Continue reading Here is how to pray the Divine Praises

Bishop begs prayers for Dylann Roof's conversion and the souls of his victims

The death sentence announced this week for mass murderer Dylann Roof prompted the local Catholic bishop to call for prayer, for both the victims and Roof. The bishop also reiterated Catholic opposition to the death penalty. “Please continue to pray for the victims, survivors and families of the Emanuel AME Church shooting. Please also pray… Continue reading Bishop begs prayers for Dylann Roof's conversion and the souls of his victims

Pope Francis announces the December prayer intention

Pope Francis revealed his December prayer intention on Thursday, prompting millions to unite in prayer. According to Vatican Radio, Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December is to end child soldiers. End to Child-Soldiers: That the scandal of child-soldiers may be eliminated the world over was revealed in the pontiff’s prayer intention video.… Continue reading Pope Francis announces the December prayer intention

'We pray with Christian hope' – Pope Francis reminds us to pray for the living AND the dead

In his last set of catechesis on mercy, Pope Francis focused on the works of praying for the living and the dead, as well as burying the dead, insisting that since we are all part of one family in Christ, we must remember to pray constantly for one another. When we say “I believe in… Continue reading 'We pray with Christian hope' – Pope Francis reminds us to pray for the living AND the dead

'Could you pray for me?' – Child asks for prayers after cancer relapse

Ava Bright Lee is a beautiful seven-year-old girl who is currently being treated for Leukemia Cutis. Ava¬† was diagnosed with Biphenotypic Leukemia when she was only five-years-old but was successfully treated. Unfortunately, the little girl has suffered a relapse and was told she would receive an important scan to see if she should continue her… Continue reading 'Could you pray for me?' – Child asks for prayers after cancer relapse

10 scriptures to pray for ultimate marriage blessings

The Lord blesses our marriages but it is important to remember to pray for more blessings, for understanding of one another, and more. Marriage, much like other relationships, require maintenance every now and then to ensure it remains in excellent condition. The following verses, suggested by Crosswalk, make wonderful prayers to strengthen the bonds of… Continue reading 10 scriptures to pray for ultimate marriage blessings

What every Catholic should add to their morning routine

Everyone has a daily routine but many overlook the one simple thing they can do to change the atmosphere around them. The Bible tells us the Lord hears our prayers (Jeremiah 29:12). Most of us pray every single day to the saints, to the Lord or the Virgin Mary – but what are we forgetting?… Continue reading What every Catholic should add to their morning routine

7 uplifting blessings to pray over your children

A child is a gift from God, and it is important to always guide and protect them. There are so many awful circumstances one can find his or herself in while growing and maturing. It is our duty to help our child overcome the obstacles the Devil may put in their way. With some help… Continue reading 7 uplifting blessings to pray over your children