Everyday Readings

Prayer for God's Guidance

Father in Heaven, 
You made me Your
child ...

Feastday: October 18
Patron Physicians and Surgeons

Luke, the writer of the Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles, has...

A pilgrimage is a journey that pilgrims make to a place that is considered holy. To us Catholics, a pilgrimage is more than just...

The Catholic Church designates October as the Month of the Holy Rosary. During this month the faithful venerate the Blessed Virgin...

Prayer for Success in Work

Glorious St. Joseph, model of all those who...

GERARD'S CONDUCT 
Gerard was called by St. Alphonsus to answer the accusation. Instead of defending himself...

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are the meek,
for they shall possess the...

A Prayer for the Way to Peace

Father of love, hear my prayer. 
Help me to know Your...

INTRODUCTION 

Why is St. Gerard Majella invoked by thousands as "The Mother's Saint"? It appears strange...

Prayer on the Anniversary of a Deceased Person

O Lord, 
the ...

THE WORKING MAN 

When Gerard was twelve, the sudden death of his father made it necessary for him to leave school and...

Peace of Heart

Almighty and Eternal God, Give me, I beseech You, the great gift of...

Body of Christ, Save Me!

Body of Christ, save me! ...

Sixth Friday 
“I promise you that my omnipotent love will grant to all those who receive communion on the...

Day 8 – The Errors of Russia 
“You have seen hell where the souls of poor sinners go. To save...

Prayer for Expectant Mothers #2
O Good Saint Anne,
who had the incomparable privilege of bringing into...

St. Francis of Assisi's Vocation Prayer
Most High, Glorious God, enlighten the darkness of our minds. Give us a...

Day 6 – Priests, Religious and Rulers 
“Pray much for priests! Pray much for religious!...

Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon of St. Francis of Assisi
Most High, all-powerful, all-good Lord, All praise...

Day 7 – The Vision of Hell
“Our Lady showed us a great sea of fire which seemed to be under the...

Memore to St. Joseph
Remember, O most chaste Spouse of the Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who...

Day 5 – Purity and Modesty
“To be pure in body is to keep chastity. To be pure in soul is not to...

Day 4 – The Holy Rosary
“The Most Holy Virgin in these last times in which we live has given a...

I will send My angel, who shall go before thee, and keep thee in thy journey: and bring thee into the place that I have prepared (...

Prayer for the Unborn Child
Almighty God, our Father,
you who have given us life 
and intended us...

Holy Archangel Who Strengthened Our Lord in His Agony
I salute thee, holy Angel who didst comfort my Jesus in His...

Our Lady of the Rosary
This feast was instituted by Pope St. Pius V in thanksgiving for the great naval victory over...

Day 1 – A Plea for Reparation
“Do you wish to offer yourselves to God to endure all the sufferings...

Evening Prayer to God the Father
O eternal God and Ruler of all creation, You have allowed me to reach this hour....

Rite of Exorcism
The priest delegated by the Ordinary to perform this office should first go to confession or at...

LITANY OF THE SAINTS

The Litany of the Saints is used in ordination, Forty Hours', processions, and other occasions....

A Lesson from the holy Gospel according to St. John
(John 1:1-14)

As he says these opening words he signs himself and...

Exorcism
Therefore, I adjure you every unclean spirit, every spectre from hell, every satanic power, in the name of...

Psalm 53
P: God, by your name save me, 
and by your might defend my cause.
All: God, hear my prayer...

The Prayer Thank You God!
Dear Loving and Compassionate God, ...

Prayer to Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Mother of Perpetual Help, today we face so many difficulties. Your picture...

In Time of Danger
O God, Who knowest us to be set in the midst of such great perils, that, by reason of the weakness...

Humble St. Pio of Pietrelcina, you who loved the Roman Catholic Church, pray for us. May the Master send workers to the...

Pure St. Pio of Pietrelcina, you experienced great love for your spiritual children and have helped them by...

Lord Let Me Walk With You
Lord let me walk with You 
...

Body of Christ, Save Me!
Body of Christ, save me! 
Save me from my great arch-enemy, 
my weak...

7th DAY
Blessed St. Pio of Pietrelcina, you have worked in “God’s Plan for Salvation”, by offering...

Chaste St. Pio of Pietrelcina, you loved your Guardian Angel, who served you well as your guide and as a defender and messenger....

Ninth Day
Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Sorrows
O most holy Virgin, Mother of our Lord...

Prayer to Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Behold, O Mother of Perpetual Help, at thy feet a wretched sinner, who has...

Prayer for Those On Medication
Gracious God, You have given us many healing remedies that are a benefit to us when...

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, together with Our Lord Jesus Christ, you’ve been able to withstand the temptations of the Devil....

Seventh Day
Prayer in honor of the Seventh Sorrow of Mary:

The Burial of Jesus...

Second Day
Prayer in honor of the Second Sorrow of Mary:
The Flight into Egypt
Most sorrowful...

Third Day
Prayer in honor of the Third Sorrow of Mary:
The Loss of the Child Jesus in the Temple
...

Day Six 
V. O God, come to my assistance.
R. O Lord, make...

Selflessness
O Dearly beloved Word of...

Day Five 
V. O God, come to my assistance.
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
V. Glory be to the...

Day Three
V. O God, come to my assistance.
R. O Lord, make haste to help me.
V. Glory be to the Father,...

Prayer for Employment
You govern your...

The Seven Sorrows of Our Lady
1. The Prophecy of Simeon
2. The Flight into Egypt
3. The Loss of the child...

Three O' Clock Prayer to the Divine Mercy
You expired, O Jesus,...

A Prayer for a Sick Child

St. Gerard, who, like the Saviour, loved children so tenderly and by...

When you need to be reminded of God’s protection
In a world that can often feel like a scary place, fear and...

When you can’t find your joy
Problems, worry, and stress have an incredible way of stealing our joy. Pray...

Adoration Prayer

My Lord Jesus Christ, 
I believe that You are really here in this...

DAY 15

When your mind is flooded with doubt
and fear
Sometimes in the midst of pressures and...

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When you’re battling depression and darkness
This world can feel dark...

When you feel desperate
For the days you can’t see a way out of your 
troubles...

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Prayer for Enlightenment
O Holy Ghost, divine Spirit of light and love, I consecrate to Thee my understanding, my...

When you’re facing defeat and discouragement
The voices in this world, the Enemy’s lies, and even our...

After Confession
O almighty and most merciful God, I give You...

Feastday: August 5
Death: 180
A disciple of Christ sent by St. Thomas to the court of King Abgar the Black, the second...

When you’re afraid for the safety of those you love
One of the biggest fears many battle is that something bad...

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“I promise you, in the excessive mercy of my Heart that my all powerful love will grant to all those who receive Holy...

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The enemy will lure us towards panic and worry if we focus on all that
is wrong in...

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The fabulous history of this miracle-working icon...

The first feast of the Sacred Heart was celebrated on August 31, 1670, in Rennes, France, through the...

I, [state your name], give myself and consecrate to the Sacred Heart of our Lord Jesus Christ my...

MINDING OUR OWN BUSINESS
"How does that concern you?" —John 21:22...

When it comes to self-control we all can agree that we lack in this one for sure. There are areas in...

Jesus "breathed on them." —John 20:22
In the beginning, "the Lord God formed...

VI . Goodness – ἀγαθωσύνη (agathosune) – This word is...

Visitation
"Thereupon Mary set out, proceeding in haste into the hill country to a...

Glorification 
Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come....

THE SPIRIT OF PARADOX
"The Holy Spirit has been warning me from city to city that...

V. Kindness – (Chrestotos) –...

Anguish Turns to Joy
“When a woman is in labor, she is in anguish because her...

"Whatever you ask the Father, He will give you in My name." –John 16:23...

The Rosary of the Holy Spirit was composed in 1892 by a Franciscan Capuchin missionary of...

Lord, have mercy on us. 
Christ, have mercy on us. 
Lord, have mercy on us....

"Whatever you ask the Father, He will give you in My name." —John 16:23
...

The Novena to the Holy Ghost (also known as the Novena to the Holy Spirit) has a long and beautiful...

O Lord Jesus Christ, Who, 
before ascending into heaven, 
didst promise to send...

CHARITY (OR LOVE)
Referring to a benevolent sort of love, this attribute refers to...

Jesus walked about in the temple area on...

Jesus walked about in the temple area on...

The ‘Great Promise’ of the Nine First Fridays of the Month

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Being Tested
When Jesus raised his eyes and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, he...

MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK

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God of love,
My prayer is simple:
Your son,...

Joyful praise in Lent?
I'm not sure I always...

God, you love me as your own child.
May I bend my...

God in heaven and in my life,
guide me and protect me....

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The Stations of...

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Dear Lord,
I know you receive what is in my heart.
...

Father of my soul,
Mother of my heart, 
I know your love for me is limitless beyond imagining...

Loving God, 
you call us back to you with all of our hearts. 
I feel your call...

Reading 1, Hebrews 1:1-6

1 At many moments in the past and by many means, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets; but...