Prayer to Discern One’s Vocation

Here is a prayer for all those who are discerning their vocation. Lord Jesus, up until now, Thou hast been quietly preparing me to be Thy disciple. Now the time of preparation is ending. I seem to hear Thou saying to me, as once to Peter: “Will You also go…

Prayer After the Reception of Holy Communion

You can find the “Prayer Before Reception of Holy Communion” by St. Thomas Aquinas here. The following prayer written by St. Thomas Aquinas is a prayer of thanksgiving to be recited after receiving the Most Precious Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. I give Thee thanks, O holy…

Prayer Before the Reception of Holy Communion

Here is a beautiful prayer before Holy Communion written by St. Thomas Aquinas, Doctor of the Church whose feast is celebrated on January 28th. One can recite this prayer before the beginning of Mass or before receiving the Eucharist. Let us approach the most Blessed Sacrament with humility and reverence,…

Prayer for Increase of Daily Holy Communions

The greatest gift Jesus has given us is the Eucharist. He gave us his precious body and blood to sustain us on our earthly journey until we reach Heaven. What a great blessing it is to be a Catholic! What joy it is to be part of the Catholic Church…

Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The first Friday of every month is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus was promoted based on visions of Jesus Christ revealed to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. First Friday Devotion consists of attending Mass, going to confession and receiving Holy Communion in…

Acceptance of Death

As we begin each day, let us contemplate on the four last things namely Death, Judgement, Heaven and Hell for a few minutes. The thought of the four last things should help us to avoid all sin in our day-to-day life. Let us prepare ourselves for our death by being…

An Act of Contrition with Good Resolutions

Our Lord is merciful and loves us infinitely. Jesus died on the Cross for our sins. Let us ask our Lord for forgiveness of all our sins through the Sacrament of Penance. Let us make reparation for all the sins we have committed in the past. Let us consecrate ourselves…

Prayer to St. Maria Goretti for Purity and Holiness

St. Maria Goretti is one of the youngest canonized saints in the Catholic Church. She died a virgin in 1902 at the young age of eleven after being stabbed multiple times by her attempted rapist. Those struggling with chastity can always seek her powerful intercession. Her Feast is celebrated on…

A Morning Offering of Self

O My Jesus, here is my tongue that Thou mayest watch over it, that it may not utter more than pleases Thee, and that my silence may speak to Thee. Here are my ears, that they may listen only to the voice of duty and to Thy Voice, O Jesus!…

Prayer of Engaged Couples

All ‘Engaged Couples’ should ask God’s blessing at this important stage of their lives as they prepare themselves for their wedding, and pray that their love may grow in the light and strength of the love Christ has for his Church. Father, in my heart love has come alive for…

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