Veni, Creator Spiritus

“Veni Creator Spiritus” is one of the most widely used hymns in the Church, attributed to Rabanus Maurus (776-856). It is chanted at Vespers, Pentecost, Dedication of a Church, Confirmation, and Holy Orders and whenever the Holy Ghost is solemnly invoked. A partial indulgence is granted to the faithful who recite it. A plenary indulgence is granted if it is recited on January 1st or on the feast of Pentecost. Veni, Creator Spiritus, mentes tuorum visita, imple superna gratia quae tu creasti pectora. O Come, Creator Spirit, come; The souls which are Thine own invade; And with supernal grace inflame[…]

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intercessory prayer to saints

Prayer To One’s Patron or Any Saint

Prayer To One’s Patron or Any Saint. May be said as often as you wish. Glorious Saint (Name of Saint), you served God in humility and confidence on earth.Now you enjoy His beatific vision in heaven.You persevered till death and gained the crown of eternal life.Remember now the dangers and confusion and anguish that surround meand intercede for me in my needs and troubles,especially (mention your situation).Amen. Litaniae Sanctorum – The Litany of the Saints The Litany of the Saints is a prayer to the Triune God, which also includes invocations for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the[…]

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Mary Immaculate Queen

How to Enthrone Mary Immaculate Queen in Your Home And Consecrate Your Family to Her

On October 11, 1954, His Holiness, Pope Pius XII, in his encyclical letter, Ad Caeli Reginam, decreed and instituted the Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary to be celebrated throughout the world every year on May 31. Likewise, he decreed that on that day “there be renewed the consecration of the human race to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.”   Mary Immaculate Queen, with all the emblems of her royalty Her cloak, with its border of ermine, envelopes the earth and denotes sovereign majesty. The sceptre in her right hand, which she holds slightly[…]

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Prayers to SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL For Special Protection

Prayer against the diabolical forces of pure evil attacking our Holy Mother the Church

Let us pray the most powerful celestial protector, SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL, for special protection against the diabolical forces of pure evil attacking our Holy Mother the Church in the weeks and months ahead.  Oratio ad Sanctum Michael. By Pope Leo XIII, from the Roman Ritual, Rite of Exorcism (Audio in Latin): PRINCEPS gloriosissime caelestis militiae, sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in proelio et colluctatione, quae nobis adversus principes et potestates, adversus mundi rectores tenebrarum harum, contra spiritualia nequitiae, in caelestibus. Veni in auxilium hominum, quos Deus creavit inexterminabiles, et ad imaginem similitudinis suae fecit, et a tyrannide diaboli emit pretio[…]

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Holy Spirit

Devotion to the Holy Ghost

The world knows not the Holy Ghost. Many pious souls have no devotion towards Him. He is, as it were, forgotten almost by all, and He is, nevertheless, the Soul of the Church. Leo XIII, in his Encyclical upon the Holy Ghost, strongly urges all the faithful to love this Divine Spirit. He exhorts all Bishops and priests to preach this sanctifying devotion with a new and burning zeal. Jesus, before His Ascension into Heaven, commends this devotion to His Apostles, promising them the coming of the Holy Ghost, Who “will teach you all things” (St. John xiv. 26). The[…]

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Prayer for Children

Prayer for Children

O Heavenly Father, I commend my children and grandchildren to You. Be their God and Father and mercifully supply whatever is wanting in me through negligence. Strengthen them to overcome the corruptions of the world, to resist all solicitations to evil, whether from within or without; and deliver them from the secret snares of the enemy. Pour Your grace into their hears and confirm and multiply in the gifts of your Holy Spirit, that they may daily grow in grace and the knowledge of Our Lord Jesus Christ so that, faithfully serving You here, they may come to rejoice in[…]

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The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ – May 30th, 2019

According to the Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar, the Ascension Day is celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter. Every parish priest celebrates Mass for the people of his parish. Pentecost Sunday is not far behind. Coming 50 days after Easter, and ten days after the Ascension of Our Lord, Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. Pray NOVENA to the HOLY GHOST – Start on June 1st (nine days before the feast of Pentecost). On The Ascension of Our Lord by the very Rev. Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes Consider first, that our Lord,[…]

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Ask God to Deliver the World from Impending Ruin. Prayer to Most Holy Name of Jesus

Prayers to God Asking Him to Deliver the World from Impending Ruin

The month of January is traditionally dedicated to the Most Holy Name of Jesus.  According to the 1962 Missal of the Roman Rite, this feast is celebrated on January 2nd.  The Church is assailed by fierce enemies from within and without. The World in Danger can be saved by the Holy Name of Jesus. The Name of Jesus is the shortest, the easiest and the most powerful of prayers. Everyone can say it, even in the midst of this daily work. The following text is taken from the booklet “THE WONDERS OF THE HOLY NAME” by Fr. Paul O’Sullivan. The[…]

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SEVEN GIFTS of the HOLY GHOST

NOVENA TO THE HOLY GHOST (PRAYER for the SEVEN GIFTS of the HOLY GHOST)

The Ascension of Our Lord – NOVENA to the HOLY GHOST Start Novena on Friday, May 31 (nine days before the feast of Pentecost)  FOREWORD The novena in honor of the Holy Ghost is the oldest of all novenas since it was first made at the direction of Our Lord Himself when He sent His apostles back to Jerusalem to await the coming of the Holy Ghost on the first Pentecost. It is still the only novena officially prescribed by the Church. Addressed to the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity, it is a powerful plea for the light and[…]

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Scriptural Rosary Guide

Scriptural Rosary Guide | Prayers Of The Holy Rosary

Our Lady to St. Dominic (1214): “Dominic, do you know which weapon the Blessed Trinity wants to use to reform the world? ‘Oh, my Lady,’ answered St. Dominic, ‘you know far better than I do…’ Then Our Lady replied: “I want you to know that, in this kind of warfare, the battering ram has always been the Angelic Psalter which is the foundation stone of the New Testament. Therefore if you want to reach these hardened souls and win them over to God, preach My Psalter.” — Our Lady to Saint Dominic, from The Secret of the Rosary by Saint Louis de Montfort. Our[…]

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Farmer’s Sacramentals: The Tradition of Rogation Days

If our Holy Mother the Church seems to multiply her blessings over the farm home, and have few left for the city apartment, it is not because she is partial to her children in the country and forgetful of city children, but because she is a realist – like every woman. She knows that from the farm homes comes the world’s food supply. That is why she has composed so many sacramental blessings for the farmer. That is why she has instituted the rogation days, the three days before the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord. But these rogation[…]

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Prayer of Blessing Against Storms

Prayer for Protection from Hurricanes and Storms, Flood and Lightning

Prayer of Blessing Against Storms (where you see the cross, make the Sign of the Cross) Jesus Christ a King of Glory has come in Peace. ✞ God became man, ✞ and the Word was made flesh. ✞ Christ was born of a virgin. ✞ Christ suffered. ✞ Christ was crucified. ✞ Christ died. ✞ Christ rose from the dead. ✞ Christ ascended into Heaven. ✞ Christ conquers. ✞ Christ reigns. ✞ Christ orders. ✞ May Christ protect us from all storms and lightning. ✞ Christ went through their midst in Peace, ✞ and the Word was made Flesh. ✞[…]

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