Prayers/Devotions

The Angelus

The Angel of the Lord declared to Mary:And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour ofour death. Amen. Behold the handmaid of the Lord: Be…

Morning Prayer

Heavenly Father, On this Thursday morning, we come before you with grateful hearts, seeking your presence and guidance as we begin this new day. Inspired by the words of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark (9:41-50) and the example of Saint Julia, we offer our prayers to you. Lord, in today’s Gospel, Jesus teaches us about the seriousness of sin and the…

Morning Prayer

Heavenly Father, As we gather in prayer this Tuesday morning, we open our hearts to your word and seek inspiration from the Gospel of Mark (9:30-37). In this passage, Jesus teaches his disciples about humility and service, showing us the true path to greatness in your kingdom. Lord, as we reflect on Jesus’ words, we are reminded that the greatest among us…

Friday Prayer

Heavenly Father, We come before you with hearts full of gratitude for the gift of a new day. As we seek your presence, we draw inspiration from the life of Saint Pascal Baylon and the words of Jesus in the Gospel of John (21:15-19). Lord, in today’s Gospel, we read how Jesus, after his resurrection, asks Peter three times if he loves…

Morning Prayer

Heavenly Father, As we gather in prayer on this Tuesday morning, we are reminded of the words of your Son, Jesus Christ, as recorded in the Gospel of John (15:9-17). Lord, you command us to love one another as you have loved us. Help us to abide in your love and to share it with all those we encounter today. Lord, as…

Morning Prayer

Heavenly Father, On this blessed Monday morning, as we commemorate the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, we turn our hearts to you in prayer, seeking the intercession and guidance of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mother Mary, you appeared to the three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, bringing messages of hope, repentance, and prayer. As we remember this significant event in our…

The Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel

Today we celebrate the the feast of the Apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel which commemorates the appearance of the Archangel Michael at various times and places throughout history. While there are several accounts of St. Michael’s apparitions, one of the most famous is the apparition on Mount Gargano in Italy. According to tradition, in the fifth century, a wealthy landowner named…

Afternoon Prayer

Heavenly Father, As the afternoon unfolds, we pause to lift our hearts in prayer to you. We thank you for the blessings of this day and for your constant presence with us. Lord, as we reflect on the events of this day, we acknowledge your hand at work in our lives. We are grateful for the opportunities and challenges, the joys and…