Prayer for Our Daily Neglects

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Sacred Heart of Jesus, with all its love, all its sufferings and all its merits. First — To expiate all the sins I have committed this day and during all my life. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and the Holy…

Devotion in Honor of the Five Holy Wounds

The Five Holy Wounds or Five Sacred Wounds are the five piercing wounds Jesus suffered during the Crucifixion – the nail wounds on his hands and feet as well as the lance wound which pierced his side. Let us meditate on the Five Wounds of Jesus Crucified specially during Holy…

Prayer for Final Perseverance

Let us recite this prayer daily so that we may persevere during our final agony when entire Hell will be battling fiercely for our soul.  O Jesus, my Savior, my God, by Thy Sacred Heart, by the most pure Heart of the Virgin Mother, by whatever is pleasing to Thee on heaven and on…

A Wife’s Prayer

This is a beautiful prayer for your spouse. Though it’s a wife’s prayer for her husband, it can be prayed by the husband as well. Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, Thou didst institute marriage in the earthly Paradise and in the New Law elevate it to the…

Prayer to the Holy Spirit before Confession

Here is a prayer to the Holy Spirit before receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation or Penance. Let us ask God to give us the strength to always make a good confession. Come, Holy Spirit, into my soul. Enlighten my mind that I may know the sins I ought to confess,…

Prayer of Saint Francis Before the Crucifix

Here is a prayer to be recited before a crucifix. This prayer is attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscans. Most High, glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart. Lord, instill in me, a faith that is unerring, a hope that is certain, a love…

St. Ignatius’ Prayer for Penitents

St. Ignatius of Loyola was the Founder of the Society of Jesuits. His feast is celebrated on July 31st. St. Ignatius recommended the following prayer to penitents. Take, O Lord, and receive my entire liberty, my memory, my understanding and my whole will. All that I am and all that…

Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary for Acquiring Virtues

O Mary, Mother of Mercy, others may ask of thee what they please – bodily health, worldly goods and advantages – but I ask for whatever thou seest to be most needful for me and what is most in conformity with thy pure heart. Thou art so humble, obtain for…

Prayer to Mary Mother of Good Counsel

Our Lady of Good Counsel (Mater Boni Consilii) is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary after a miraculous image from the fifteenth century. Many Popes and saints have had strong devotions to Our Lady of Good Counsel. Our Mother of Good Counsel has been called the Madonna of…

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