Ember Days: The 1st Wednesday, Friday & Saturday after ‘Lucy, Ashes, Dove and Cross’ The term ‘Ember Days‘ find its origin in the Latin Quatuor Tempora (‘four times’). Ember Days are observed on the successive Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the beginning of the four seasons of the year and are an ancient practise instituted by Read More
Arise O Lord and let Thine enemies be scattered: And let them that hate Thee flee before Thy Face. Commence: 8th September, 2020 A.D. In Petition: JOYFUL | SORROWFUL | GLORIOUS SEP 8 | SEP 9 | SEP 10 | SEP 11 | SEP 12 | SEP 13 | SEP 14 | SEP 15 | Read More
Short Daily Prayers & Devotions for each Day of the Week | Traditional Catholic Prayers & Devotions.
Traditional Prayers to the Sacred Heart Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus O most holy Heart of Jesus, fountain of every blessing, I adore Thee, I love Thee and with a lively sorrow for my sins, I offer Thee this poor heart of mine. Make me humble, patient, pure, and wholly obedient to Thy will. Read More
Traditional Prayers and Devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of God.
Prayers of Reparation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Sorrowful Heart.
A collection of traditional prayers of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, including Our Lady Fatima & Guadalupe variations and compositions by St. Maximilian Kolbe and Ven. Pope Pius XII.
O Holy Mary, by thy Immaculate Conception, purify my body and sanctify my soul.
A selection of traditional Catholic prayers for the morning, widely recited in the pre-conciliar Church, rendering adoration of the Divine Majesty, thanksgiving for His protection during the night, and consecration of the day to God’s service.
Here is a collection of traditional, pre-conciliar, Catholic prayers composed by love-struck Saints and Church authorities that have been recited for generations. Many are specifically orientated for the end of the day and others are included for their pious value and consoling nature.
JUMP TO: PRAYER OF REPARATION | LITANY OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT Traditional Devotions to the Blessed Sacrament Act of Spiritual Communion By St. Alphonsus de Liguori Y Jesus, I believe that Thou art truly present in the Most Blessed Sacrament. I love Thee above all things and I desire to possess Thee within my soul. Read More
Pray the Angelus Domini: Dawn, Noon & Dusk A pious and profitable practise is to set a church bell alarm on one’s ‘smart-phone’ for 6AM, 12PM and 6PM and, at its invitation, drop to one’s knees and pray the Angelus Domini.* The Angelus, like the Hail Mary itself, is Scriptural, and gets its name from Read More
First Thing You do in the Morning, and the Last Thing at Night… Practise: Recite morning and evening the Consecration and Three Hail Marys in honour of the three great privileges of Mary, together with the invocation at the end of each Hail Mary. Act of Consecration to the Blessed Trinity: (1st Ave Maria: In Read More
An Ancient Catholic Prayer for Protection St. Patrick’s Breastplate (Long ‘Ancient’ Version) I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By invocation of the same The Three in One and One in Three. I bind this today to me forever By power of faith, Christ’s incarnation; His baptism in Jordan river, His Read More
A priest is urging Christians to post an image of the Divine Mercy on the front doors of their homes to protect them and their families during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s a selection of videos worth viewing. Father Isaac is as (righteously) angry as ever and has a warning: “Toilet paper ain’t gonna get yer to heaven! … (the Brown Scapular will!) … we need faith. We need faith.” (from around 42:20) Note too the prayer, from the Old Rite, for the sprinkling of Holy Read More
• Church Militant >>> Perfect Act of Contrition & Spiritual Communion (PDF) • Consider also >>> Acts of Faith, Hope, Charity & Contrition; Daily Neglects; PROFESSION OF FAITH, Etc. In her great mercy and desire for the salvation of souls, Holy Mother Church has released the following plenary indulgence directives in this time of the Read More
In these times of the coronavirus COVID-19 pestilence it is judicious to remember ‘The Moment of Death’ indulgence for those unable to receive Extreme Unction (Last Rights) from a priest.
• SEE ALSO >>> THE MOMENT OF DEATH (PLENARY INDULGENCE) • Holy Mass ONLINE >>> LiveMass.NET (FSSP) • AUS + NZ >>> CHURCH OF THE HOLY NAME (Adelaide Time) Act of Spiritual Communion My Jesus, I believe that Thou art present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love Thee above all things, and I desire to receive Thee into my Read More
Key to understanding the Seven Sorrows (Dolors) of Mary, and thus consoling her, is to recognise that the more she loved Jesus (and she loved Him perfectly) the more intensely sorrow filled her Immaculate Heart. Her martyrdom lasted 33 years, for St. Simeon revealed to her in excruciating detail what lay ahead for her dearest son, our Lord Jesus Christ. As such, all her joys became inexorably coloured with sorrow. And she endured these pains perfectly, with patience, humility and obedience, offering them to Almighty God for the salvation of poor sinners.
Powerful Prayers, devotions, litanies and invocations to the Holy Face of Jesus in reparation for the worst sins of our times: atheism, blasphemy and the desecration of Holy Days.
Our Blessed Lord promises that nothing will be refused us through the Power residing in His Holy Face.
An easy step-by-step guide to praying the Holy Rosary (Mary’s Psalter). All prayers with simple instructions, diagrams, how-to tips as well as traditional invocations and historic explanations.
JUMP TO: JOYFUL | SORROWFUL | GLORIOUS | LEO XIII ENCYCLICAL The Joyful Mysteries I The Annunciation IN THE ANNUNCIATION, the birth of the Son of God in the flesh is made to hinge on the consent of a woman, as the fall of man in the garden of Paradise hinged on the consent of Read More
Latin is the language of the Church. It is vivid and precise and also ‘anointed’, having being nailed to the Cross with our Lord, which makes it powerful and efficacious.
Here is a step-by-step guide of how to pray the Church’s main prayers, complete with audio and translation.
How to Pray the Latin Rosary: Step-by-Step Guide with Translation + Audio Here are Latin versions (most with audio snippets) of all component prayers of the Most Holy Rosary, including all Joyful, Sorrowful & Glorious Mystery announcements. Most long vowels are indicated with macron symbols ( ´ ) and this page should be used in Read More
The Holy Creeds ad Profession of Faith of the Catholic Church.
Heavenly music encoded in the Miraculous Virgin of Guadalupe Tilma, discovered by scientists.
These beautiful prayers were allegedly given to St. Bridget of Sweden by our blessed Lord with the instruction that they were to be recited everyday for twelve (12) years. There are five (5) promises – again, alleged – made to those who complete this task. These promises are stupendous and are not approved by Holy Mother Church. This poster, who knows no better than you and does not wish to lead you into error, personally – personally – has faith in the supernatural origin of both, though does not reproduce the latter here for your consideration.
1) The Fatima Prayer (Decade Prayer) O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all souls to Heaven, especially those most in need of Thy mercy. Amen. Mary told the children that people should add this prayer to the end of each decade of the Rosary. 2) Read More
These beautiful prayers were given to St. Bridget of Sweden by our Lord after she had meditated intently on His Passion. These are to be prayed everyday for 1 full year and it is alleged that there are significant graces promised to those who complete this exacting task. The Church has given approbation to the prayers, though not to the alleged promises and has further indicated these unapproved promises are not to be published or promoted.
Indulgenced prayers and invocations to St. Joseph, our glorious patriarch, the most loving of earthly fathers, sedulous defender of the Church of Jesus Christ, terror of the demons and custodian of the Two Hearts.
St. Joseph, pray for us!
The Chaplet of St. Michael the Archangel honours St. Michael and the nine Angelic Choirs and was given to Antónia d’Astónaco, a Portuguese Carmelite, by St. Michael with the powerful promises. It and was approved and indulgenced by Pope St. Pius IX in 1851.
A collection of traditional prayers, composed by some of the Church’s greatest doctors and saints, in preparation to attend the Holy Mass and receive the Eucharist.
Prayers for every day of the week in aid of the holy souls in purgatory.
Traditional Catholic Litanies. Savour the richness of our Catholic Faith and earn Indulgences.
Most Sweet Virgin Mary, defend us from false shepherds!
Now, not like ever before, we need to pray for our priests and prelates.
O Loving Jesus, meek Lamb of God, I, miserable sinner, salute and worship the most Sacred Wound of Thy Shoulder …
This powerful devotion to St. Joseph is to be prayed for 30 days. St. Teresa of Avila vouched for its efficaciousness, writing “If you really want to believe in it, prove it to yourself by reciting the Novena and you will be finally convinced.”
The Divine Praises: An Act of Reparation One may like to offer this “In reparation for the unceasing sins of blasphemy, atheism, the desecration of Sundays and holy days of obligation and the crimes of communists in these modern times:” The Divine Praises (Laudes Divina) Blessed be God. Blessed be His Holy Name. Blessed be Read More
Psalm 129 * De profundis. A prayer of a sinner, trusting in the mercies of God. The sixth penitential psalm. ut of the depths I have cried unto Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice. Let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplication. If Thou, O Lord, shalt mark our iniquities: O Read More
This novena to the Infant of Prague consists of opening prayers, 9 separate daily reflections, and concludes with the Christ the King Prayer. One may like to add Our Father … Hail Mary … Glory Be each day. Intentions can be stated at the start of novena or re-stated daily.
This prayer encapsulates a centrality of the Catholic Faith which is absent in Protestantism: our Lord’s Passion, His Precious Blood, His Real Presence in the Eucharist and, further, an emphasis that we need to be sanctified, which expresses itself in more than faith alone.
The following was found among the papers left by a nun who died in a German convent. Whether private revelation or pious fiction, it is a poignant meditation on Hell. Over 6,000 words in length the letter is startling both in detail and insight, which to the atheist, agnostic or Protestant may seem counter-intuitive; for example, that Read More
Prayer to the Mother of Fair Love, the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Our Lady is the Ark of the New and Everlasting Covenant and is prefigured in the Old Testament as the Mother of our Lord, Jesus Christ ‘the Truth, the Way and the Life’.
The Franciscan ‘Soldier Saint’. Feast Day: 23rd October | Patron Saint judges, jurists, military chaplains, lawyers, Belgrade & Hungary.
Feast Day: 18th October | Marian Iconographer and Patron Saint of artists, physicians, bachelors, surgeons, students and butchers.
Feast Day 17th OCTOBER St. Ignatius, it was said thou converted to Christianity as a child. Along with St. Polycarp, thou wert said to be a disciple of St. John the Evangelist. St. Peter himself appointed thee bishop of Antioch. Because thou called thyself Theophorus, or ‘God bearer’, a tradition arose that thou wert one Read More
Feast Day 28th September St. Wenceslaus, thou wert born in Bohemia, son of the Duke. Thy grandfather had been converted by Saints Cyril and Methodius and thy mother was baptised upon her marriage to thine father. Thou wert brought up by St. Ludmilla, who educated thee as a Christian. However, after thy father’s death when Read More