The Three O’Clock Prayer is deeply rooted in the Marianist tradition. It encourages members of the Marianist family to reflect on Jesus’ passion, the role of Mary in that event, and the ongoing mission of the Church to continue to bring the message of God’s love to the world.
From the very depths of His tender mercy, He created the Feast of Mercy, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, the Divine Mercy Novena, the Image of Divine Mercy and the conversion prayer known as the 3 O’Clock Holy Hour.
This is the period to pray for God’s provision to be released (Luke 11:5-13; Acts 16:3). It is also time for miracles and for applying the Blood of Jesus. Often, we are awakened during this time with dreams God has given to us.
According to Faustina’s visions, written in her diary, the chaplet’s prayers for mercy are threefold: to obtain mercy , to trust in Christ’s mercy , and to show mercy to others.
There is no biblical explanation for waking up always at 3 am. Some people think that because Jesus died at 3 pm, the devil likes to work opposite of Jesus but mimic Him at the same time, those people don’t have a biblical explanation only a Causal Fallacy.
Holy Hour (Latin: sanctus hora) is the Roman Catholic devotional tradition of spending an hour in Eucharistic adoration in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. A plenary indulgence is granted for this practice.
In pilot’s terms, ” 3 o’clock means straight to the right. Now, if Tony was whacked by the Members Only jacket guy, which direction would his assassin have come from? From the restroom, straight to his right. I betcha if we could see what happens afterward, Paulie gets whacked soon too.
In Catholicism, divine Mercy is a devotion to Jesus Christ associated with the apparitions of Jesus to Saint Faustina Kowalska. Worshippers of the Divine Mercy commemorate the Hour of Mercy (3 p.m.), which according to Kowalska’s diary is the time of the death of Jesus.
Torrey notes that Jesus prayed early in the morning as well as all night, that he prayed both before and after the great events of his life, and that he prayed “when life was unusually busy”.
It is believed that Jesus was crucified at 3pm (which in turn is now known as the most “godly” hour ) and exactly 12 hours later that is at 3am , the demonic activities set in.
The reason why 3 a.m. is said to be the best time for meditation is that, according to ancient wisdom, this is when earth consciousness is silent. However, when trying to implement meditation in your daily life in a sustainable way, morning (6-8 a.m.) and evening practice seem to be better options.
The witching hour is when our children seem to be so upset and overstimulated. For babies, this can mean that they are overly fussy and it’s harder to soothe them. For older children, they might throw more tantrums, be cranky and harder to please.
Then on the separate bead an Our Father is said, followed by a Hail Mary for each of the seven beads. Some then close the septet of Hail Marys with a brief invocation to Our Lady of Sorrows (Commonly: ” Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary pray for us”), or a Glory Be.
A Chaplet is a form of Christian prayer which uses prayer beads. In the Roman Catholic Church, while the usual five-decade Dominican rosary is a chaplet , often chaplets have fewer beads than a traditional rosary and a different set of prayers.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.