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
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
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
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.
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.