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, by uniting them to Its…

Night Prayers

The official night time prayer of the Church is the Compline which is recited after sunset and before bed. Here is an alternative form of prayer which can be recited before retiring for the night. It is an excellent opportunity for an examination of conscience and to thank God for…

Prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Here is a traditional prayer to our Lord Jesus Christ for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit. O Lord Jesus Christ, Who before ascending into Heaven didst promise to send the Holy Spirit to finish Thy work in the souls of Thine Apostles and disciples, deign to grant the…

A Prolife Video from Kerala

Here is a beautiful prolife video called “Jeevanum Samruthiyum” by Sunny Kattukaran. This short documentary introduces the lives of a few Malayalee families who are ‘open to life’ and follow the Church’s teaching on contraception and abortion. Holy Mother Church has always taught that contraception, sterilization and abortion are intrinsically…

The Chaplet (Little Rosary) of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows (Mater Dolorosa) is an ancient tradition of the Church. Our Blessed Mother suffered intensely during the passion and death of her Son on the Cross. Seven of her sorrows have been chosen for special veneration. The seven sorrows of Mary are the seven swords…

Bible Quiz – Part 1 (The Gospel According to Luke)

In preparation for Logos Quiz 2013, here are a few questions from the Gospel of Luke. Today, we will cover the Gospel of Luke from Chapters 1-5 (The Holy Bible, Revised Standard Version). God bless you all! Answers are given at the end. In the days of Herod king of…

An Account of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On September 8th, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The birth of Mary is celebrated nine months after the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception which falls on December 8th. The Blessed Virgin Mary was born to Saints Anne and Joachim. She was immaculately…

The Cure of Ars (Saint John Vianney)

Saint John Vianney was a French Parish Priest who lived from 1786-1859. He became notable for his priestly and pastoral work in his parish in Ars, a small town in France. He is the Patron Saint of Parish Priests. During the last ten years of his life, he spent 16…

Prayer to St. Bernadette

St. Bernadette Sobirous was born in Lourdes, France in 1844. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette for the first time on 11th February, 1858. Our Blessed Mother appeared a total of 18 times to Bernadette. During one of the apparitions, Our Lady asked Bernadette to dig the ground and…

Prayer to Jesus Crucified

Here is a beautiful prayer to our crucified Lord Jesus Christ. He died on the cross to save us from eternal damnation. How grateful we ought to be as our Lord Jesus Christ has purchased for us eternal life by shedding his blood on the cross. So, let us work…