It is short, so it can be easily memorized and quickly spoken, and is the backbone of the devotion of the Rosary, which is easily the world’s most powerful devotion. With countless miracles and conversions to its credit, the Hail Mary is a powerful composition.
Let us pray , Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O LORD, Thy grace into our hearts; that, we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ, Thy Son, was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection. Through the same Christ our Lord.
Expressions of prayer Vocal prayer. Mental prayer. Adoration /Blessing. Contrition /Repentance. Thanksgiving /Gratitude. Supplication/ Petition / Intercession . Spiritual bouquet. Citations.
Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. On the large bead, meditate on the first mystery and pray the Our Father.
Catholic Prayers Sign of the Cross . Our Father . Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles Creed . Nicene Creed . Guardian Angel Prayer . Prayer to St. Michael. the Archangel.
Loving God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
V . Let us pray for the Father [the current Prelate of Opus Dei]. R . May your mercy, O Lord, be upon him from eternity to eternity: for the Lord guards all those who love him.
Angel of God , my guardian dear, to whom God’s love commits thee here. Ever this day, be at my side, to light, to guard, to rule, to guide.
Diocesan bishops. The bishop or eparch of a see, even if he does not also hold a title such as Archbishop, Metropolitan, Major Archbishop, Patriarch or Pope , is the centre of unity for his diocese or eparchy, and, as a member of the College of Bishops, shares in responsibility for governance of the whole Church (cf.
Some people ask why God doesn’t answer , or doesn’t always answer , their prayers . But the fact is, God does answer prayer . In fact, God answers every prayer . If you think about it, though, you can understand why he doesn’t answer every prayer with a “Yes,” immediately.
Prayers . “Because of Mary’s singular cooperation with the action of the Holy Spirit, the Church loves to pray in communion with the Virgin Mary , to magnify with her the great things the Lord has done for her, and to entrust supplications and praises to her.
When we pray to the saints , we’re simply asking the saints to help us, by praying to God on our behalf—just like we ask our friends and family to do so—or thanking the saints for having already done so.
When we pray the Rosary , we approach Christ through Mary — His Mother and our Mother — because of her special connection with Him and with us. When we turn to her in prayer, she will immediately guide us to Christ, because she has never had a thought that was not an act of worship for God .
Catholics believe the Rosary is a remedy against severe trials, temptations and the hardships of life, and that the Rosary is one of the great weapons given to believers in their battle against every evil.
1 : a Roman Catholic prayer to the Virgin Mary that consists of salutations and a plea for her intercession.