A Prayer for Our Priests

Dear Jesus, how can we ever thank you for our priests? They have given up everything for us, forsaking the world to nourish our souls with the Eucharist and to heal our wounds through Confession. All that we can give them are our prayers. Here…

Prayer to the Risen Christ

A Prayer for the Easter Season or Eastertide (50 days of Easter) Heavenly Father and God of mercy, we no longer look for Jesus among the dead, for He is alive and has become the Lord of Life. From the waters of death you raise…

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla

Novena to Saint Gianna

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla is a Saint close to my heart. In fact, she is my Patron Saint for 2013. St. Gianna was an Italian physician, a wife and a loving mother. She is best known for refusing both an abortion and a hysterectomy when she…

Prayer to Our Sorrowful Mother for a Favor

The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is on September 15th. Here is a prayer in honor of Our Lady of Sorrows. Most holy and afflicted Virgin, Queen of Martyrs, who stood beneath the cross, witnessing the agony of your dying Son, look with a…

Dedication Prayer of St. Colette

O Blessed Jesus, I dedicate myself to Thee in health, in illness, in my life and in my death, in all my desires, in all my deeds. So that I may never work henceforth except for Thy glory, for the salvation of souls, and for…

Easter Paschal Candle

One of the joys of being a Catholic is being part of beautiful traditions. After reading “Around the Year with the Trapp Family” by Maria Augusta Trapp, and many Catholic blogs, I have been inspired to begin simple family traditions for the Liturgical Seasons and…