Stay with me, Lord (Prayer after Communion)

Here is a beautiful Prayer written by Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) which is often recited after Communion. Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon You….

Anima Christi

Anima Christi means “Soul of Christ” in Latin. The sequence of sentences in Anima Christi have rich associations with Catholic concepts that relate to the Holy Eucharist (Body and Blood of Christ), Baptism (water) and the Passion of Jesus (Holy Wounds). It is a prayer…