DO WE TREAT GOD AS OUR “PLUMBER”?


DO WE TREAT GOD AS OUR “PLUMBER”? During a friendly spiritual chat, a priest asked a young boy if he prays daily for his parents. The boy, a bit suprised, commented: –Why? Is there something wrong with them? Many times, we unknowingly behave like the young boy for we only remember God and pray to…

PRAYER: A SIGN OF GOD’S INITIATIVE. A GIFT FROM GOD.


PRAYER: A SIGN OF GOD’S INITIATIVE. A GIFT FROM GOD. “Jesus thirsts; his asking arises from the depths of God’s desire for us. Whether we realize it or not, prayer is the encounter of God’s thirst with ours. God thirsts that we may thirst for him.”[Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2560  citing St. Augustine, De…

A SHORT PRAYER TO JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH.


A SHORT PRAYER TO JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I give you my heart and my soul. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, assist me in my last agony. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, may my soul rest in peace in You.

A BEAUTIFUL PRAYER TO THE GUARDIAN ANGEL


A BEAUTIFUL PRAYER TO THE GUARDIAN ANGEL Most faithful companion, appointed by God to be my guardian, my protector, and defender, and who never leavest my side, how shall I thank thee for thy faithfulness and love, and for all the benefits which thou hast conferred upon me? Thou watch over me while I sleep;…

PRAYER TO MARY, MOTHER OF GRACE (BY ST. ATHANASIUS).


PRAYER TO MARY, MOTHER OF GRACE (BY ST. ATHANASIUS) It becomes you to be mindful of us, as you stand near him who granted you all graces, for you are the Mother of God and our Queen. Help us for the sake of the King, the Lord God and Master who was born of you….

REGINA COELI OR QUEEN OF HEAVEN PRAYER.


REGINA COELI PRAYER (QUEEN OF HEAVEN).  The Queen of heaven prayer is recited during Easter at noontime or at 6pm depending on the country, instead of the Angelus prayer. Queen of Heaven V. Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia. R. For He whom you did merit to bear, alleluia. V. Has risen, as he said, alleluia….

PRAYER BEFORE A CRUCIFIX.


PRAYER BEFORE A CRUCIFIX Look down upon me, good and gentle Jesus, while before Thy face I humbly kneel and, with burning soul, pray and beseech Thee to fix deep in my heart lively sentiments of faith, hope and charity; true contrition for my sins, and a firm purpose of amendment. While I contemplate, with…

PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH FOR COMFORT AND A HOLY DEATH


PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH FOR COMFORT AND A HOLY DEATH O blessed Joseph, faithful guardian of my Redeemer, Jesus Christ, protector of your chaste spouse, the virgin Mother of God, I choose you this day to be my special patron and advocate and I firmly resolve to honor you all the days of my life….

JOIN US IN PRAYING FOR THE AFFLICTED.


WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US IN PRAYING TO OUR LORD IN THE BLESSED SACRAMENT FOR ALL THOSE WHO ARE SUFFERING RIGHT NOW due to illness, material and spiritual poverty, hunger, family problems, exploitation, etc.? Lord, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, your mother and our mother, hear our prayers.