” Saint Joseph, Patron of departed souls – pray for me. (Mention your intention) Amen.”
The means Dominic proposed to this end were: (1) to honour, and to bring others to honour, Mary by different means, and (2) to encourage frequent Communion. On 8 June, he and his friends read out together before the altar of Mary at the Oratory, the set of rules they had drawn up.
In the course of these travels he became aware of the religious ideas of the Albigensians, a Manichaean movement in southern France. This sect believed that the soul is good and the body is evil and that man must be purified and must not indulge in any physical pleasures.
Expressions of prayer Vocal prayer. Mental prayer. Adoration /Blessing. Contrition /Repentance. Thanksgiving /Gratitude. Supplication/ Petition / Intercession . Spiritual bouquet. Citations.
In addition to being the patron saint of travelers, Saint Christopher is believed to protect people from epilepsy, lightning, storms, pestilence, and floods.
Saint Raphael the Archangel serves as the patron saint of healing . Unlike most saints , Raphael was never a human being who lived on Earth. Instead, he has always been a heavenly angel.
O glorious Saint Dominic , who, being filled with zeal for the salvation of souls, didst preach the Gospel in season and out of season and didst establish the Order of Friars Preachers to labor for the conversion of heretics and poor sinners, pray thou to God for us, that He may grant us to love all our brethren
Dominic is the patron saint of astronomers Dominic is the patron saint of the Dominican order and of those falsely accused, but he is also the patron saint of astronomers.
The sign of the cross is a prayer, a blessing, and a sacramental. As a sacramental, it prepares an individual to receive grace and disposes one to cooperate with it. The Christian begins the day, prayers, and activities with the Sign of the Cross : “In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Star on Forehead – The Legend also relates that when St . Dominic was a baby his godmother saw a star on his forehead during the baptism, so another common attribute is a star either on the forehead or above the head. Lilies – Another attribute is a lily or stalk of lilies, referring to St . Dominic’s notable chastity.
In this prayer to Saint Dominic, we ask the great preacher against heresy and the founder of the Order of Preachers (the Dominicans) to pray for us that we may be granted the virtues that he embodied: a desire to practice penance, through fasting and mortification; purity of body and soul, in a world that values
The Dominican motto: ‘Benedicere, Laudare , Praedicare’ (to pray, to bless, and to preach) grew out of a basic commitment to apostolic ministry. Because human beings need to be encouraged and supported, community life is a priority for Dominicans.
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.
Think, O’ God , of our friend who is ill, whom we now commend to Your compassionate regard. that no healing is too hard if it be Your will. We therefore pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his/her strength, and heal what ails him/her in Your loving name.
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.