Prayer of the Day

Aug 29, 2020

PASSION OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST O God, who willed that St John the Baptist should go ahead of Your Son both in his birth and in his death, grant that, as he died a Martyr for truth and justice, we, too, may fight hard for the confession of what You teach. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Read More...

Aug 28, 2020

PRAYER OF SAINT AUGUSTINE God of life, there are days when the burdens we carry chafe our shoulders and wear us down; when the road seems dreary and endless, the skies gray and threatening; when our lives have no music in them and our hearts are lonely, and our souls have lost their courage. Flood Read More...

Aug 27, 2020

PRAYER TO ST. MONICA Dear St. Monica, troubled wife and mother, many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime. Yet, you never despaired or lost faith. With confidence, persistence, and profound faith, you prayed daily for the conversion of your beloved husband, Patricius, and Read More...

Aug 26, 2020

PRECIOUS TIME O Lord, let me use the precious gift of time to learn and live and love more. Help me look for something beautiful and special in each day. Let me live life to the fullest and be wise enough to treasure every blessing, every gift of happiness that comes my way. Amen.

Aug 25, 2020

PRAYER FOR ADDICTS God, I offer myself to Thee … to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life. May I do Thy will always! Amen

Aug 24, 2020

SAINT BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE Strengthen in us, O Lord, the faith, by which the blessed Apostle Bartholomew clung wholeheartedly to your Son, and grant that through the help of his prayers your Church may become for all the nations the sacrament of salvation. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Read More...

Aug 23, 2020

ACT OF A SPIRITUAL COMMUNION My Jesus, I believe that You are in the Blessed Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I long for You in my soul. Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. As though You have already come, I embrace You and unite myself Read More...

Aug 22, 2020

THE QUEENSHIP OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, the children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this land of exile. Turn, then, most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward Read More...