Prayer to Our Lady during Times of Personal Illness

Here is a prayer to Our Blessed Mother seeking her powerful intercession during times of sickness. During illness, let us offer all our sufferings for the reparation of sins and salvation of souls. Let us unite our sufferings with those of our crucified Lord. Blessed…

Prayer of St. Aloysius to the Blessed Mother

Saint Aloysius was an Italian Jesuit seminarian who lived a very short life of 23 years. He led a very holy life and purity was his notable virtue. He is the Patron Saint of young students, Christian Youth, the blind, AIDS Patients and AIDS care-givers….

Prayer to Our Lady of the Veil

Here is a Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary to help us learn the value of modesty and humility specially when we visit our Lord in the most Blessed Sacrament of the Altar. A woman who covers her head with a veil is imitating the…

Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today, September 8th is the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Today the Church remembers the Birth of Mary, our dear Mother. The Nativity of Mary is celebrated nine months after the Solemnity of her Immaculate Conception (Dec 8th). Let us celebrate…

Prayer to Our Lady of La Leche for Motherhood

La Leche is the Spanish for “the milk”. Our Lady of La Leche is the first shrine dedicated to Our Blessed Mother in the United States. The history of the devotion to the Mother of Jesus as Our Lady of La Leche may have roots…

Prayer to Mother Mary in Time of Need

Most Blessed Virgin, in your life of glory, remember the sorrows of earth. Look with kindness on those who suffer, who struggle against difficulties, who drink of the bitterness of life. Have pity on those who love each other and are separated. Have pity on…

Novena to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary, in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (also known as the Brown Scapular), is the habit/garment of that Order. The Blessed…

Prayer to Our Lady of America

Beginning on September 26, 1956, the Blessed Virgin Mary, began appearing to Sister Mary Ephrem (Mildred Neuzil) as “Our Lady of America“.  Sister Mary Ephrem belonged to the Convent of the Precious Blood Sisters at Rome City, Indiana. On October 13, 1956, the Blessed Virgin…

Annunciation Novena

The Feast of Annunciation is celebrated every year on March 25th, 9 months before Christmas (Dec 25th). The Archangel Gabriel greeted the Virgin Mary and brought her good news that by the power of the holy Spirit, she would become mother of Jesus Christ, our…