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
Infant Jesus of Prague: Efficacious Prayers, Devotions & Novenas.
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’.
Preparatory Prayers IRECT, we beseech Thee, O Lord, all our actions by Thy holy inspiration, and carry them on by Thy gracious assistance so that every prayer and work of ours may begin always from Thee and through Thee be happily ended. Amen. (Divine Office) Almighty Father, I place the Precious Blood of Jesus before my lips before I pray, that my prayers Read More
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