Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy, Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy, Lord, have mercy. Christ, hear us, Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us. God the Son, redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us. God the Holy … Continue reading Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Enthronement

My family and I went through the process of the Sacred Heart Enthronement and formal Consecration back in the 1990's when I was a little kid growing up in the Midwest. I remember, at the time, the consecration process was a bit arduous for our family. For nine months, we attended First Friday Mass at … Continue reading The Sacred Heart of Jesus Enthronement

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion From 1673-1675, Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque at her Visitation convent in Paray-le-Monial, France. Christ’s heart (his flesh) represents and recalls His immense human and divine love for us. Jesus communicated prayers and guidelines for the devotion and requested reparation for sins. For example, many Catholics witness … Continue reading The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Devotion

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus V. Lord, have mercy on us. R. Christ, have mercy on us.  V. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. R. Christ, graciously hear us.  V. God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy … Continue reading Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

How To: Pray the Chaplet of the 7 Sorrows of Mary

During my Mom & I's recent completion of "33 Days to Morning Glory" and Our Marian Consecration, we prayed the Rosary of the 7 Sorrows for the first time. We were touched by the beauty of this powerful Marian devotion which has existed since Middle Ages, promoted by the Servite Order, and made better known … Continue reading How To: Pray the Chaplet of the 7 Sorrows of Mary

How to: Pray the Immaculate Conception Chaplet of the 10 Evangelical Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary

In the honor of the Month of May or the Month of Mary, I wanted to share a Marian prayer that my Mom and I discovered during our preparation for Marian Consecration through Fr. Micheal Gaitley's, MIC "33 Days to Morning Glory." This meditation on the evangelical virtues of Our Lady provides a deeper insight … Continue reading How to: Pray the Immaculate Conception Chaplet of the 10 Evangelical Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary

How To: Pray the Divine Mercy Novena

St. Faustina Kowalska's wrote in her Diary that Jesus requested the Feast of Divine Mercy be preceded by a Divine Mercy Novena beginning on Good Friday.  He gave St. Faustina a specific intention to pray for on each day of the Novena. In her diary, St. Faustina wrote that Jesus told her: "On each day … Continue reading How To: Pray the Divine Mercy Novena

Litany of Trust- Sisters of Life

*** written by the Sister of Life, Sr. Faustina Maria Pia, SV*** From the belief that I have to earn Your love. Deliver me, Jesus. From the fear that I am unlovable. Deliver me, Jesus. From the false security that I have what it takes. Deliver me, Jesus. From the fear that trusting You will … Continue reading Litany of Trust- Sisters of Life

Christmas Is Coming!

Keep Alive the Spirit of Christmas & the Light of Christ All Throughout the Christmas Season & New Year! THE MAGNIFICAT My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed: … Continue reading Christmas Is Coming!

St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena

A medieval tradition, the St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena beings on the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle and continues all four weeks of Advent ending on Christmas Day. This novena helps prepare us for the Birth of Our Lord. Tradition states that women used to pray this novena for a good … Continue reading St. Andrew Christmas Novena or Christmas Anticipation Novena