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10 Short and powerful prayers to pray during the day
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January 12, 2018

10 Short and powerful prayers to pray during the day

Don't have any time? Try these powerful prayers that only take seconds to pray. Have you ever been moved to a silent or vocal burst of prayer? “Lord, help me!” is the short, powerful prayer phrase we probably use most…
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Effective prayers that take less than a second
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January 12, 2018

Effective prayers that take less than a second

We've got to be convinced that God is always near us. We live as though he were far away, and we forget that he is also continually by our side. While it is essential to set aside time each day…
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When we’re depressed or feeling blue, this prayer from Padre Pio is a way to reach out
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January 11, 2018

When we’re depressed or feeling blue, this prayer from Padre Pio is a way to reach out

If you find yourself in a state of darkness, the key is "to reach." The small framed unsigned print reads “Reach up as high as you can today, and God will reach down the rest of the way.” It’s my…
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Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year
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January 8, 2018

Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year

O sacred and adorable Trinity, hear our prayers on behalf of our holy Father the Pope, our Bishops, our clergy, and for all that are in authority over us. Bless, we beseech Thee, during the coming year, the whole Catholic…
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Jesus said there is no better novena than this one, and it has only 11 words
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January 6, 2018

Jesus said there is no better novena than this one, and it has only 11 words

A thousand prayers do not equal one act of abandonment. I ask God for what I need. A lot. Sometimes I feel like I run through a continuous strain of “Lord, please give me this” or “I need that” from…
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5 Short and powerful prayers from St. John Neumann
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January 5, 2018

5 Short and powerful prayers from St. John Neumann

He was known for his deep humility and simplicity, traits that sometimes brought ridicule from others. Felling called to the priesthood, John Neumann was told that there were too many priests in his hometown country of Bohemia! He then set…
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Prayer of the 5 Kisses for Baby Jesus
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January 1, 2018

Prayer of the 5 Kisses for Baby Jesus

This lovely little prayer is perfect for the Christmas Octave and beyond. Kissing his little right hand: O my Jesus, what you want, I also want. I want it because you want it, O Jesus. Kissing his little left hand: Jesus,…
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2 Simple prayers to begin the New Year
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January 1, 2018

2 Simple prayers to begin the New Year

Pause for a minute to pray these prayers with hopeful expectation at what is to come. New Year’s Day is typically a day filled with hope, looking forward to what will transpire during the next 12 months. One of the…
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Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year
Prayers
January 1, 2018

Prayer for a Blessing on the New Year

O sacred and adorable Trinity, hear our prayers on behalf of our holy Father the Pope, our Bishops, our clergy, and for all that are in authority over us. Bless, we beseech Thee, during the coming year, the whole Catholic Church; convert heretics and unbelievers; soften…
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Prayer of St. John Paul II for all families
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December 31, 2017

Prayer of St. John Paul II for all families

On the feast of the Holy Family, a prayer for families throughout the world. St. John Paul II was well known for his special love of the family. He famously said while on an apostolic visit to Australia, “As the family…
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