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Guard Me

Like unto the cup and the wine, and the holy supper, which our dear Lord Jesus Christ gave unto his dear disciples on each day, may the Lord Jesus guard me in daytime, and at night, that: No dog may bite me, No wild beast tear me to pieces, No tree fall upon me, No …

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Novena of the Miraculous Medal

novena of the miraculous medal

O Immaculate Virgin Mary,Mother of Our Lord Jesus and our Mother,penetrated with the most lively confidence in your all-powerful and never-failing intercession, manifested so often through the Miraculous Medal,we, your loving and trustful children implore you to obtain for us the graces and favors we ask during this novena,if they are beneficial to our immortal …

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Novena to the Three Hail Marys

novena to the three hail marys

Oh, Immaculate Mary, Virgin most Powerful, I beseech you, through that immense Power which you have received from the Eternal Father, obtain for me purity of heart, – strength to overcome all the enemies of my soul; -and the special favor I implore in my present necessity. (Name It) Mother most pure! Forsake me not, …

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Our Lady of Good Remedy Novena

novena to our lady of good remedy

O QUEEN OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, Most Holy Virgin, we venerate thee. Thou art the beloved Daughter of the Most High God, the chosen Mother of the Incarnate Word, the Immaculate Spouse of the Holy Spirit, the Sacred Vessel of the Most Holy Trinity. O Mother of the Divine Redeemer, who under the title of …

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Novena to Our Lady of Knock

novena to our lady of knock

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Give praise to the Father Almighty,To His Son, Jesus Christ the Lord,To the Spirit who lives in our hearts,both now and forever. Amen. Our Lady of Knock, Queen of Ireland, you gave hope to your people in a time of …

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Christ Candle of Hope Prayer

Christ Candle of Hope Prayer

God, our loving Father, you sent your Son,Jesus Christ, into this world to counterall the forces of evil: sin, suffering and death,and to overcome evil with the force of good;hatred with the power of love,your great love for us in Jesus. Help us never to curse the darkness,but to join with you in bringingYour light …

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The Angelic Trisagion

Angelic Trisagion prayer

This devotion to the Blessed Trinity is the official prayer of the Order of the Blessed Trinity, otherwise known as the Trinitarians. The devotion has been recited by them and their affiliates for centuries in praise of the Trinity.   In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.  V. Lord, …

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The Anima Christi

The Anima Christi prayer

The Anima Christi is a prayer from around the 14th century. It is still widely used after receiving the body and blood of Our Lord, Jesus Christ in Holy Communion. Soul of Christ, sanctify meBody of Christ, save meBlood of Christ, inebriate meWater from Christ’s side, wash mePassion of Christ, strengthen meO good Jesus, hear …

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Act of Contrition

act of contrition prayer

Catechism of the Catholic Church 1430-31. Jesus’ call to conversion and penance, like that of the prophets before Him, does not aim first at outward works, ‘sackcloth and ashes, ‘ fasting and mortification, but at the CONVERSION OF THE HEART, INTERIOR CONVERSION. Without this, such penances remain sterile and false; however, interior conversion urges expression in visible …

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