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How to say grace before meals
Prayers
July 17, 2018

How to say grace before meals

A beginner's guide to the Catholic tradition of giving thanks. Following after the example of Jesus himself, Christians for centuries have maintained the tradition of saying “grace” or “thanks” before consuming a meal. It is a simple way of recognizing…
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Prayer for My Husband
Prayers
July 16, 2018

Prayer for My Husband

That he might be the companion of my life and my best friend Lord, you who know every heart and who search the depths of every soul, today I want to pray for my husband, the beloved of my heart,…
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A prayer against depression, by St. Ignatius Loyola
Prayers
July 15, 2018

A prayer against depression, by St. Ignatius Loyola

When you are feeling down, draw close to God and pray this prayer. Depression, in every form and degree, is never easy to handle. It can invade our minds and hearts and bring us down to the depths of despair,…
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Pray this prayer to the Archangels for protection and healing
Prayers
July 13, 2018

Pray this prayer to the Archangels for protection and healing

This prayer calls on Michael, Gabriel and Raphael to provide heavenly assistance in our hour of need. When God created the angels he appointed many of them to be at the service of humanity. Besides giving everyone a personal guardian…
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Pray this Psalm for a powerful boost in courage
Prayers
July 10, 2018

Pray this Psalm for a powerful boost in courage

When you are about to face your fears, pray these words of King David. There will always be times in our lives when we must face our greatest fears. For some this happens on a daily basis, waking up each…
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This beautiful prayer for after Communion reminds us that Jesus is everything we’d ever want
Prayers
July 7, 2018

This beautiful prayer for after Communion reminds us that Jesus is everything we’d ever want

Not even the most ardent lover could speak more beautifully than St. Bonaventure in this poem. This beautiful prayer from St. Bonaventure is a reminder that our souls do not long for anything beyond Jesus. He is all that charms…
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Benedict XVI’s beautiful prayer to Mary, that we might find God even in the darkest moments
Prayers
July 7, 2018

Benedict XVI’s beautiful prayer to Mary, that we might find God even in the darkest moments

Addressing China's Our Lady of Sheshan, he asks that we might "speak of Jesus to the world, and of the world to Jesus." Virgin Most Holy, Mother of the Incarnate Word and our Mother, venerated in the Shrine of Sheshan…
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Attending a wedding as a single person? Say this prayer on the way …
Prayers
July 7, 2018

Attending a wedding as a single person? Say this prayer on the way …

Going solo to events isn't always easy. This prayer will help you shift your focus. The joyful occasion of a wedding can be easily spoiled by the questions of a single heart wishing it weren’t so single. If you’re currently…
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7 Short and beautiful prayers for each day of the week by St. John Fisher
Prayers
July 7, 2018

7 Short and beautiful prayers for each day of the week by St. John Fisher

He wrote these prayers for his sister while imprisoned in the Tower of London. During the reign of King Henry VIII, Bishop John Fisher was a fierce supporter of the pope, and directly opposed the King’s desire to be head…
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A beautiful prayer to redeem lost time by St. Teresa of Avila
Prayers
July 6, 2018

A beautiful prayer to redeem lost time by St. Teresa of Avila

When you feel like time has been wasted in your life, pray this prayer. There are times during our lives when we feel like a day, month or year has been lost. Looking back, we see our own foolishness and…
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