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…

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…

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…

Prayer of St. John Marie Vianney

St. John Marie Vianney (The Cure of Ars) is the Patron of Priests. His feast is celebrated on August 4th. Here is a prayer by St. John Vianney expressing true love for God. I love You, O my God, and my only desire is to…

Prayer of Saint Francis de Sales

Saint Francis de Sales lived from 1567 to 1622. He became the Bishop of Geneva and was a reputed preacher. He is well known for his writings of spiritual direction. He is the patron saint of writers, journalists and catholic press. Here is a beautiful prayer…

A Morning Offering by St. Therese of Lisieux

O My God! I offer Thee all my actions of this day for the intentions and for the glory of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I desire to sanctify every beat of my heart, my every thought, my simplest works, my thought, my simplest works,…