GREGORIAN MASSES

An ancient but mostly unknown custom of the Church is the offering of a daily Mass for 30 days for a soul in Purgatory. After the Masses are said, the soul would immediately be freed from Purgatory and enter Heaven. As its name implies, Gregorian Masses were named after St. Gregory the Great who was […]

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PRAYER INTENTIONS OF THE HOLY FATHER FOR 2019

JANUARY Young People and the Example of Mary That young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world.   FEBRUARY Human Trafficking For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, […]

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Prayer Intentions of the Holy Father for 2018

JANUARY Evangelization: Religious Minorities in Asia That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practise their faith in full freedom.   FEBRUARY Universal: Say “No” to Corruption That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.   MARCH Evangelization: Formation in Spiritual Discernment That […]

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STAY WITH ME LORD

Stay with Me, Lord by Saint Padre Pio, OFM Cap. Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon You. Stay with me, Lord, because I am weak and I need Your strength, that I may not fall so […]

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Seven Days of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory

From the Liturgy of the Hours Prayers for Each Day Preparatory Prayer My Jesus, by the sorrows You suffered in Your agony in the Garden, in Your scourging and crowning with thorns, in Your journey to Calvary, and in Your crucifixion and death, have mercy on the souls in Purgatory, and especially on those that […]

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Prayers to the Heart of Jesus for a Happy Death

Sacred Heart of Jesus, grant me the grace to live always according to your will, in my moments of joy as well as in moments of pain, Grant that I be always ready for the last hour; give me the courage to entrust to you everything, including my life for the love of you. Oh Jesus, […]

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Prayer to the Sacred Heart

Prayer to the Sacred Heart by St. Therese of Lisieux O Heart of Jesus, treasure of tenderness, You Yourself are my happiness, my only hope. You who knew how to charm my tender youth, Stay with me till the last light. Lord, to You alone I’ve given my life, and all my desires are well […]

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Prayer to the Holy Spirit

We beseech Thee, O Lord, mercifully pour into our hearts Thy Holy Spirit, by whose wisdom we were created, by whose providence we are governed and maintained and whose love may kindle in us that same fire which our Lord Jesus Christ sent down upon earth earnestly desiring that it should burn brightly. And so […]

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Prayer for the Souls

Mary, my Immaculate Mother, I offer you the soul(s) of ___________(all the Holy Souls in Purgatory) enfold him/her/them in your Immaculate Heart and immerse (bath) his/her/their soul in the Most Precious Blood of the Immaculate Lamb of God, Jesus your Son and our Savior that cleansed from all stain of sin he/she/they soon may enter […]

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