Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

This Litany to the Immaculate Heart of Mary was composed by Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us….

Prayer to Overcome Sloth And Lukewarmness

Sloth or Acedia is one of the seven Capital Sins or Vices. Our Savior Himself gave this definition when speaking to St. Faustina about Lukewarm Souls on one occasion: There are souls who thwart My efforts (Diary 1682). Souls without love or devotion, souls full…

Prayer to St. Aloysius for Purity

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga was a member of the Society of Jesus and died at the young age of 23, caring for the victims of Plague. Purity was his noble virtue. He had made a vow of chastity at the age of 9. His feast day…

Prayer for Detachment From Earthly Goods

How often are our hearts attached to earthly things and goods. Worldly pleasures lure us and we forget that we are not made for this world but for Heaven. Through all created things, we are meant to glorify the Supreme Creator, our God. Let not…

Aspirations

Aspirations are short prayers which are meant to be memorized and repeated throughout the day. Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on me. Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for me. Mary, my Mother, shield me from the justice my sins deserve. Sweet Jesus, permit not…

Prayer for Our Times

Here is a Prayer which is very relevant for the times we live. The world is corrupted with all kinds of sin and people are abandoning Christian Faith and Values. We have killed the unborn and called it choice. We have polluted the air with…

Prayer After a Surgery

Blessed Savior, I thank you that this operation is safely past, and now I rest in your abiding presence, relaxing every tension, releasing every care and anxiety, receiving more and more of your healing life into every part of my being. In moments of pain,…

A Prayer of Praise

Here is a simple prayer of praise and thanksgiving which can be prayed daily by children. Praise to You, Father for the innocent eyes of children, for sunlight and flowers and snowfalls, for the muscles of men who build houses and hospitals and harbors, for…

Prayer Before a Surgery

Loving Father, I entrust myself to your loving care this day. Guide with wisdom and skill the minds and hands of those who minister in your name; and grant that every cause of illness being removed, I may be restored to soundness of health and…