Virgin Immaculate, perfect lover of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, we ask thee to obtain for us the graces we need to become true adorers of our Eucharistic God. Grant us, we beg of thee, to know Him better, to love Him more, and to center our lives around the Eucharist, that is, to make our whole life a constant prayer of adoration, thanksgiving, reparation, and petition to Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Amen.
Most Catholics are familiar with the Fatima Prayer given to Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco at Fatima. However, many Catholics are not aware that they received more prayers than just the “Fatima” or Decade prayer.
And then there are those of us who are familiar with some or all of these prayers, but don’t know where they originated.
Additionally, many are not aware that they were visited by an Angel the year before Our Lady appeared to them, and the the Angel also gave them two prayers.
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The Pardon Prayer (Given by the Angel)
My God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love Thee! I beg pardon for all those that do not believe, do not adore, do not hope and do not love Thee.
The Angel’s Prayer (Also given by the Angel)
O Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee the most precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifferences by which He is offended. By the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary I beg the conversion of poor sinners.
The Fatima Prayer (After each decade of the Rosary)
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.
The Eucharistic Prayer
O Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee the most precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifferentces by which He is offended. By the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary I beg the conversion of poor sinners.
The Sacrifice Prayer (When offering up your suffering)
O Jesus, it is for the love of Thee, in reparation for the offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and for the conversion of poor sinners [that I do this].
I pray the Rosary every day. Some days, it seems, it’s easier to work it in than others, so I’m always looking for ways to make sure I don’t miss out. I can always find a way, though, to get it done. No matter what I’m doing, I can always stop for a few minutes and pray a decade – I do that fairly often, actually.
Here are a few ways to pray the Rosary every day, even when you are hyper-busy. Found this on ChurchPop.
Starts small in a country in Africa. Blows up and spreads to other countries. Then to other continents.
No cure. No vaccine. Massive deaths around the world, and it just came to your city.
What do you do?
Could you leave…?
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Very powerful message…
Translation makes a BIG difference, particularly in Sacred Scripture. This article opens up a whole meaning to the Lord’s Prayer that most people don’t know about.
Most folks, when praying the Lord’s Prayer, simply assume that the phrase “our daily bread” is a request for food. At one level, that’s true. But at a more accurate level, we are actually requesting the grace to receive the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord, Jesus Christ, each day.
Each time we pray the Our Father, we are asking for the Eucharist. And that’s true whether or not we are Catholic Christians.
The word “daily” in “give us this day our daily bread” is the Greek word epiousios. In a certain sense, it’s a difficult word to translate because it’s a brand new word. Before Christ, nobody had used this word. This word is found no where else in Greek literature. Jesus actually coined this word. Perhaps he did so to give this petition special significance.
“Epi” means highest, above, or superior. As a prefix, this gives us “super-“. Next we have the word “ousios,” which means essence, substance, or nature.
Welcome to Holy Week!
Each year, the Church celebrates the entire week before Easter Sunday. We are all familiar with the various celebrations and customs associated with with this week, but do we know how they came about?
Our Sunday Visitor has put together a “Guide To Holy Week” for those who want to know more about this holy time.
There’s also a short quiz to test your knowledge of the events and people involved in those events, list of ideas for things to do during the week to make it more meaningful, explanations of the customs associated (palm crosses, colored eggs, house cleaning, etc.) and more.
I think you’ll like it!
Over time, the practice of observing Holy Week spread throughout the Christian world, with prayers, historical re-enactments and special liturgies. During the Middle Ages, the celebration of the Easter Vigil gradually fell out of practice. The important days of the week were Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
Worship God… Thank God… Renew our faith… Pray for the person who has died…
Funerals are meant to help us cope with the loss of a loved one, but that is only one of many deeper purposes they serve. In this video, Fr. Mike shares the wisdom of the Church in making funerals a time to recall God’s mercy, and pray for the faithful departed.
Sometimes you just need to sit back, close your eyes and be with God. This will help…
The music to this song is Sergei Rachmaninovs creative genius, in his Slavonic original. Because this is the most known Marian hymn, and because of the slow tempo, I have not included lyrics in the video. The five images are a variation of Marian art from the ages and from across various cultures. The lyrics and translation are as follows:
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.
Áve María, grátia pléna, Dóminus técum.
Benedícta tu in muliéribus, et benedíctus frúctus véntris túi, Iésus.
Sáncta María, Máter Déi, óra pro nóbis peccatóribus, nunc et in hóra mórtis nóstrae.
Some great stories about the Rosary. Fr. Gill tells of Lepanto, Bl. Bartolo Longo, some of his own experiences, how to pray it and even how the Rosary came about.
Short but really good…
When you have prayed one Rosary for each time you have committed the sin you are addicted to, you will be free of that addiction.”
“The Rosary is looking at Christ through the eyes of Mary.