Prayer to Christ the King

Christ Jesus, I acknowledge Thee King of the universe. All that has been created has been made for Thee. Exercise over me all Thy sovereign rights. I renew the promises I made in Baptism, I renounce Satan and all his pomps and works, and I…

Prayer to Overcome Bad Habits

Behold me, O my God, at thy feet! I do not deserve mercy, but O, my Redeemer, the blood which Thou hast shed for me encourages me and obliges me to hope for it. How often have I offended Thee, repented, and yet have I…

The Eucharistic Miracle of Cascia

In the year 1330, a priest in Siena who had lost all respect and belief in the Eucharist was asked to bring Holy Communion to a sick man in his town. He complied with this request reluctantly and placed the Consecrated Host unceremoniously between the…

Lord Show Me How

If I can do some good today, If I can serve along life’s way, If I can something helpful say, Lord, show me how. If I can right a human wrong, If I can help to make one strong, If I can cheer with smile…

Devotion to The Holy Face of Jesus

Devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus became popular in the 19th century after Sister Marie of St. Peter (French Carmelite Nun) had several visions of Jesus and Mary in which she was urged to spread this devotion, in reparation for the many insults Jesus…

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)

St. Pio of Pietrelcina (25 May 1887 – 23 September 1968) was a Capuchin priest from Italy and is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He was popularly known as Padre Pio after his ordination to the priesthood. On September 20, 1918, while praying in…