How to Pray in Latin

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 Rosary in Latin

How to Pray the Rosary in Latin: An easy step-by-step guide with translation + audio snippets, perfect for beginners and practised alike. The complete prayers & Mystery announcements for the traditional Joyful, Sorrowful & Glorious Mysteries of the most Holy Rosario, Mary’s Psalter.

Prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Traditional prayers, devotions and Acts of Consecration & Reparation to the most Sacred Heart of Jesus, including the Nine (9) First Fridays Devotion.

Prayers to Our Lady

Traditional Prayers and Devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of God.

Morning Prayers

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.

Evening Prayers

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.

Prayers to St. Joseph

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!

Chaplet of St. Michael

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.

Prayers to Angels

Traditional Catholic prayers, devotions and litanies to the Angels & Archangels for assistance, protection & guidance.

The Holy Cloak of St. Joseph Novena (30 Days)

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.”

Dominican Litany to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Litaniae B. Mariae Virginis Ab Ordine Receptae ORIGINAL LATIN VERSION “Beware the Litanies of the Friars Preachers, for they work wonders!” Source: (Private use only) ℣. ✠ O God, come to my assistance. ℟. O Lord, make haste to help me.  Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord have Read More

The Crown of Twelve Stars Prayer

The Crown of Twelve Stars In Honour of the Crowning of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary   A devotion offered in honour of the crowning of our Most Blessed Mother as Sovereign Queen of Heaven and Earth, traditionally during the month of May, Mary’s month. It is prayed specifically for: • the Holy Catholic Church, • Read More

The St. Benedict Medal: Protection Against Evil

Protection Against the Devil’s Snares By the grace of Almighty God your happy correspondent stumbled upon this treasure the other day and would regard himself as remiss if he didn’t share it. He further wishes it known that he has for some years kept the practise of placing blessed Miraculous Medals around the perimeter of Read More

Daily Prayers Offered for the Members of the Auxilium Christianorum

Daily Prayers Offered for the Members of the Auxilium Christianorum     VERY IMPORTANT: • These prayers are an act of spiritual warfare. • Before commencing you should consult your spiritual director or confessor.  Source & Information: • FAQ • Requirements Be sure to read the above linked information and, daily: • Invoke the protection Read More

Miraculous Good Friday Novenas

Miraculous Good Friday Novenas Miraculous Good Friday Novenas? Make of this (and this) what you will. Your correspondent knows nothing of them and does not wish to lead you into error, though understands the currency of the Church to be supernatural faith and co-operation with the same (St. Matthew 16: 17-18). Sources: • • Carmela’s Read More

Stations of the Cross

The Way of the Cross Adapted from St. Alphonsus Liguori During the Turkish occupation of the Holy Land in the late Middle Ages, when pilgrims were prevented from visiting its sacred sites, the custom arose of making replicas of those holy places, where the faithful might come to pray.  One of the most popular of Read More

Prayers to the Holy Family

ANT. Jesus went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them.. V/. Blessed are they that dwell in Thy house, O Lord.. R/. They shall praise Thee forever and ever. Let us pray. LORD Jesus Christ, Who, becoming subject to Mary and Joseph, didst hallow the life of the home by singular Read More

The Universal Prayer

A Universal Prayer for all things necessary to salvation: a checklist for the well-lived Catholic life and happy death. Composed by Clement XI (1700-21).

Thirty Day Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thirty (30) Day Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Honour of the Sacred Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ For a Special Request By the devout recital of this prayer for the above space of time, we may hope to obtain our lawful request. It is particularly recommended as a proper devotion for the Read More

How to Make a Good Confession

How make Good Confession | Traditional Catholic prayers for the SACRAMENT OF PENANCE: Examination of Conscience, Manner & Prayers for a Good Confession.

Psalms for a Catholic Life

Pre-Confession: Penitential Psalm for Forgiveness Psalm 50 Miserére. The repentance and confession of David after his sin. The fourth penitential psalm. [1] Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] AVE mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according Read More

Prayers for the Sick and Dying

  Prayer for the Sick LMIGHTY and Eternal God, the everlasting salvation of them that believe, hear us on behalf of Thy sick servant, N.N., for whom we implore the aid of Thy pitying mercy, that, with his/her bodily health restored, s/he may render thanks to Thee in Thy Church. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. Read More

Devotions to the Blessed Sacrament

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

The Three Hail Marys Devotion for Salvation

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

Videos Worth Viewing During the Coronavirus COVID-19 Vexation

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

The Seven Sorrows of Mary

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.

Devotions to the Holy Face of Jesus

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.

How to Pray the Rosary

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.

Prayers of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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.

St. Bridget 7 Prayers (12 Years)

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.

The Five Prayers of Fatima

The Fatima Prayers 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 Read More

St. Bridget 15 Magnificent Prayers

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.

Prayers Before & After Communion

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.

Catholic Litanies

Traditional Catholic Litanies. Savour the richness of our Catholic Faith and earn Indulgences.

Ember Days Explained

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

The Divine Praises

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