Happy Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe or Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or the Virgen de Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas & the Unborn! Our Lady of Guadalupe to Saint Juan Diego: “Know my son, my much beloved, that I am the ever Virgin Mary, Mother of the True God who is the Author of life, the Creator … Continue reading Monthly Devotion: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray for Us!
Feeling distracted and overwhelmed this Advent Season? Loosing sight of the reason for the season? Christmas blues? -A Poem Attributed to St. Anthony of Padua- Everyone longs to give themselves completely to someone, To have a deep soul relationship with another, To be loved thoroughly and exclusively. But to a Christian, God says, “No, not … Continue reading Be Satisfied With Me
October is a Marian Month and the Month of the Rosary. I'm slowly reading and digesting Fr. Calloway's Champions of the Rosary which I highly recommend as a historical and spiritual overview of the important and heavenly inspired devotion known the rosary. October is the Month of the Rosary. October 7th marks the celebration of … Continue reading How To: Pray the Rosary
The month of September holds a few special Marian Feast Days: September 8th: The Birth of Mary September 12th: The Holy Name of Mary September 15th: Our Lady of Sorrows In honor of these Marian Feasts, the Holy Spirit guided me to praying the Novena to Our Lady of Sorrows as Chronically Catholic Blog's Monthly … Continue reading Monthly Devotion: Our Lady of Sorrows Novena
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 Monthly Devotion: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Litany of Humility O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. [Respond . . . Deliver me, Jesus.] From the desire of being esteemed... From the desire of being loved... From the desire of being extolled ... From the desire of being honored ... From the desire of being praised ... From the desire of being … Continue reading Litany of Humility
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
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
Lorica of Saint Patrick I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through a belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness Of the Creator of creation. I arise today Through the strength of Christ's birth and His baptism, Through the strength of His crucifixion and His burial, Through the … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Breastplate: Virtue Armor
I must mention Our Lady during the week of cultivating meekness and weeding out wrath. She provides an important and beautiful example of the profound strength of a meek heart. Are you seeking intimacy with Christ? Who is a profound example of intimacy with Christ? Who should I turn to? Who should I model? Turn … Continue reading Yes, Jesus, asked us to Love His Mother!