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Feeling alone and depressed? Pray this prayer to St. Jude for hope
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January 23, 2018

Feeling alone and depressed? Pray this prayer to St. Jude for hope

When the world turns to shades of black and gray, pray to St. Jude. Depression affects everyone at some point during their lives. Whether it is severe depression or something more mild, we all know that feeling of being alone…
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Would you like a merciful heart? Ask Jesus to give you one with this prayer
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January 22, 2018

Would you like a merciful heart? Ask Jesus to give you one with this prayer

Pope Francis recommended young people invoke God with these words of St. Faustina. In preparation for World Youth Day in Krakow year 2016, Pope Francis invited young people to pray with this prayer. “Help me, O Lord, … that my eyes may…
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The beautiful devotion of the three Hail Marys
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January 22, 2018

The beautiful devotion of the three Hail Marys

The custom started in Germany in the 13th century, and it was beloved by many saints, including St. John Bosco. Among the devotions to Our Lady, there is one that is very special: that of praying three Hail Marys every…
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Overwhelmed by so much evil? Here are 3 of St. Michael’s weapons
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January 22, 2018

Overwhelmed by so much evil? Here are 3 of St. Michael’s weapons

This archangel fights Satan with the challenge of his own name: Micha-el, meaning Who is like God? With so much evil confronting us in seemingly every new piece of breaking news, here are three prayers to St. Michael the Archangel,…
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How to make a consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
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January 22, 2018

How to make a consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Pope Francis recommends the practice -- here are some great resources to help you get started Several popes in the last century have not only recommended the practice of consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, but have practiced it themselves.…
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Express your admiration for Our Lady with this prayer
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January 21, 2018

Express your admiration for Our Lady with this prayer

Blessed are you … because you believed in the Word of the Lord, because you hoped in his promises ... Blessed are you … because you believed in the Word of the Lord because you hoped in his promises because…
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An ancient Irish litany to the Blessed Virgin Mary
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January 21, 2018

An ancient Irish litany to the Blessed Virgin Mary

The prayer dates back to the 8th century and confirms a longstanding devotion in Ireland to the Blessed Mother. The Irish people are well known for their loving devotion of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is part of who they…
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4 Prayers for students
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January 21, 2018

4 Prayers for students

Need a little extra help during this school year? Attending school, at whatever level, can often be a difficult task. Sometimes what the teacher is trying to impart to us doesn’t immediately “click” and we may need some extra help.…
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A powerful prayer before logging on to the internet
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January 21, 2018

A powerful prayer before logging on to the internet

Using Aquinas' words can bring us God's help and protection. Pope Benedict XVI once wrote that priests should “give a soul to the fabric of communications that makes up the Web.” The internet, being a central part of our modern life, needs…
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4 Prayers to help you fall asleep in perfect peace
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January 21, 2018

4 Prayers to help you fall asleep in perfect peace

Check out the unique petitions in these ancient invocations, which come from both East and West. At any given time, eight to 10 percent of Americans are suffering from chronic insomnia. Our supercharged lifestyles have made sleep a luxury too…
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