Parish Retreats

God gave me a wonderful chance to experience an amazing Parish Lenten Mission by Father Dan Sullivan at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Charlotte. The theme for the mission was “Faces of Jesus”. The mission went on for 3 nights – 1 hour each night….

Prayer of Doctors

Lord Jesus Christ, you are the great Physician of our souls. During your life on earth, you healed the sick and even brought the dead back to life. From your heavenly abode, continue to be the Divine Physician for your people and bless the noble…

Prayer of Students

Father of Light and Wisdom, thank you for giving me a mind that can understand and a heart that can love. Help me to keep learning every day of my life – no matter what the subject may be. Let me be convinced that all…

Prayer of GrandParents

Heavenly Father, I know that every period of our lives has its responsibilities as well as its joys. Today, it seems that grandparents have either too little use or too much – either we are shunted aside to do nothing or we are called upon…

Prayer to Listen to Our Lord

Here is a daily prayer when you want to listen to God’s will. Keep your mind calm, free of all thoughts and meditate on Jesus. Lord will speak to you when you surrender your heart to him fully. Speak, Lord Jesus; I will listen. You…

Prayer to Our Lady of Velankani

O Mary ! Our Mother of Health, and our Heavenly Queen, seated on your throne of mercy and compassion in your Holy Shrine at Velankanni, we praise and honour you to be our refuge and our relief. Numberless are the sick who have recovered health…

Prayer to St.Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony of Padua – friend of Baby Jesus and miracle worker, is known as the intercessor of all those who seek lost items. He is the Patron of Portugal, of travelers, of pregnant and barren women, and of the poor. Here is a small…

Prayer for Oneself

O Jesus, wash away my sins with your Precious Blood. O Jesus, the struggle against temptation is not yet finished. My Jesus, when temptation comes near me make me strong against it. In the moment of temptation may I always say: “My Jesus, mercy !…

Prayer of the Unemployed

Dear Lord Jesus Christ, you wanted all who are weary to come to you for support. Lord, I am worn out by my inability to find wage-earning work. Day after day, my worry and fear grow as the rejections of my applications mount. I am…