Prayers

 

 

These are some prayers I like. Some were given to me and some I made up.  I still enjoy the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet of Mercy the most. Feel free to pray these as you wish.

Updated May 2014

 


PRAYERS:

 A Blessing

Prayer To the  Holy Wounds of Jesus

 The Chaplet of Mercy

 Daily Prayer

 Daily Prayer for Children

 Prayer to The Holy Spirit

 Act Of Contrition

 Complete Trust in God

 Prayer for Addicts

 A Meditation

 Consecrate your Heart to Mary

 Spiritual Warfare Prayer

 Prayer for Healing the Family Tree

 The Meditated Rosary

 Hour of Adoration

 Trusting

 His Answer Comes

 A Prayer for Friends

 Prayer for Protection

 Prayer to St. JOSEPH

 Prayer to Padre Pio

 Prayer of Repentance

 Prayer for the Salvation of a Friend

 Prayer for Marriage

Prayer of Forgiveness in The Holy Spirit

Life Offering

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chaplet of Liberation ( on an ordinary rosary)

 

1 Our Father

1 Hail Mary

1 Glory Be

 

On large beads you say…

Jesus…if you liberate me, I will be liberated.

 

On small beads, you say on each small bead…

Jesus…have mercy on me

Jesus … heal me

Jesus …save me

Jesus … liberate me

 

 

The power of this chaplet lies in the amount of times you say the name of Jesus, because after this chaplet you will have said Jesus over 200 times

 

 

 

 

You can adapt it to who ever or anyone

 

Jesus if you liberate who ever, he will be liberated…

 

Jesus…have mercy on….Say person’s name…

Jesus … heal him

Jesus …save him

Jesus … liberate him

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prayer to Break Soul Ties

 

 

God, Almighty and merciful Father, in the name of Jesus Christ, my Savior and my Lord, I submit my soul, my emotions and my desires to your Holy Spirit.

 

I confess the sin of immorality, of illicit sexual relations prior to and outside of marriage  (of adultery, sexual deviances : homosexuality, lesbianism, etc.)

 

                I confess the sin of iniquitous ties in my spirit, my soul and my body. I thank you for forgiving me and for purifying me now of everything that has sullied me.

 

God, my Father, thank you for having given me, through Jesus, the keys to your Kingdom and the keys of spiritual authority.  What I bind is bound and what I loose is loosened (Mt. 18, 18).  In the name of Jesus, I ask you to free me from all the soul ties contracted with sexual partners of the past, my sinful relationships, my perverse sexual practices, eroticism and pornography.

 

Please bind all roots of sexual slavery, of dependencies, emotional attachments, degrading thoughts, of troubling images, fantasies, erotic dreams, emotional desires, of passionate sensations and revelling that have weakened my character and my will.

 

Heal my memory polluted by my illicit sexual practice.  Liberate me from any transference of spirits linked to my acts, to psychological trauma from my past, or from any occult consecration to so-called protective spirits.  In the name of Jesus, I bind every impure spirit, I renounce and resist every temptation, every evil spirit, every seductive spirit that has intensified these ties or transmitted them to me to keep me in sin.  I take authority over these spirits and I order them away in the name of Jesus.  I command them to go to the Cross of Jesus, and I forbid them from coming back to torment me. I break every tie, every evil emotional desire and all sexual slavery.

 

Please Lord, purify my soul and help me to break and to forget any illicit union, so that I may surrender my body and my soul completely to You and to my legitimate spouse.  I immerse myself in the precious Blood of Jesus.  Through His redemption on the cross and by the power of the Holy Spirit, I re-establish around myself, the hedge of spiritual protection that I myself destroyed by yielding to the snare of compromise, of unfaithfulness, and of false sexual freedom.

 

All-loving God the Father, I receive Your pardon for all my past sexual sins.  I believe that I am completely forgiven. Thank you Father, for no longer remembering my sin.  Thank you for purifying me of every iniquity and for filling me with Your Holy Spirit.  I consecrate myself entirely to You.  By your grace, fortify my will and my decision to change my life. Restore me, liberate me, and keep me holy in my spirit, my soul and my body, for I want to serve you with all my heart in the fullness of the Holy Spirit.  Holy Mary, Mother of God, Immaculate Virgin, pray for me and keep me.  I praise you Lord, my Savior and my Liberator, You who have healed me and given me life anew. (Is.38,16-17). * Amen! Alleluia!

 

 

After this prayer of liberation, pray to be filled with the Holy Spirit so that with His strength, you may firmly resist the evil one, that you may guard your body( which is His temple), and your thoughts.

 

For the Souls in Purgatory

 

Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood the Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ,  in union with all the masses being said this day throughout the world, for all the poor souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in  the universal church,  those in my own home and within my family. 

St Gertrude … pray for us.

 I ask all the Angels and Saints in Heaven to join me in praying for the poor souls in purgatory. I pray for all souls; the ones at the doorstep of heaven to the most abandoned souls in purgatory. I pray for all nuns, deacons, priests, bishops, cardinals and popes and all the clergy who may be trapped there.

 I pray for those souls related all the people I have met and to myself, by blood, marriage, friendship and knowledge especially I pray for …

 I repent and ask forgiveness in all areas of their sinfulness. On their behalf I ask forgiveness and repent for the sins that are making them suffer the most. I ask  pardon for all sins of pride, unforgiveness, greed, anger, revenge, jealousy, envy and heresy, all sexual sins, all sins committed with their eyes, their mouths, their hands, their hearts and their minds.

I ask You Heavenly Father, to open the Gates of Heaven and flood all of purgatory with Your Ocean of Mercy, to cleanse, liberate and purify these poor souls. In your Mercy, erase all pain due to their sins.

 Jesus and Mary surround each soul with Your Holy Love… comfort them and console them, fill them with hope, courage, perseverance, joy and peace…

 Heavenly Father, in Your Great Mercy, unchain the poor souls in purgatory and draw them into the Light of Eternal Rest.

 On their behalf, I thank You and Praise You for what You are going to do and may Your Will be done. Amen!

 








 

Prayer to obtain a healing of our cells

 

Excellent way to adore The Word made Flesh.

 

I ask my sick cells ( specify back, eyes, joints, cancer etc…)

to join the same sick cells of my brothers and sisters throughout the whole world.

I ask that they go before me, that they kneel and prostrate themselves before the same cells of Jesus, to adore and contemplate His Perfect Flesh, His Immaculate Flesh, The Word made Flesh.

May His Light and healing transform our sick cells


We adore You Jesus, we love You, we praise You and we thank You, Jesus!

 

(contemplate with the eyes of your heart for 5 mins)

 

( repeat as often as necessary to obtain healings)


 
ACT OF REPARATION

For the irreverence we have committed in the House of God ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our careless and distracted attendance at Sunday Mass ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our lack of preparation before, and poor thanksgiving after Holy Communion ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our failure to cooperate with Your daily graces ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our sins of pride, sensuality and of our entire life ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our bad example and the sins we have caused in others ~
I wish to make reparation.
For our tragic indifference to Your words of holy scripture and to the words of our Holy Father ~
I wish to make reparation.
For the deplorable untruths of heresy, for all deserters and apostates ~
I wish to make reparation.
For the pleasure-seeking and money-mad profaners of the Lord's Day ~
I wish to make reparation.
For the sacrilegious treatment of Your Churches and Altars ~
I wish to make reparation.
For the heartbreaking outrages committed by those who should be Your greatest consolation ~
I wish to make reparation.
For those who blaspheme Your Holy Person and Your holy Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary ~
I wish to make reparation.
Amen.

Prayer To the  Holy Wounds of Jesus

 I appeal to the wound in your left hand… I adore You  ...

I appeal to the wound in your right hand… ( repeat ...I adore You...)

I appeal to the wound in your left foot…

I appeal to the wound in your right foot…

I appeal to the wound in your side…

I appeal to the wound on your shoulder where You carried your heavy cross…

I appeal to the wounds on your head, caused by the crown of thorns…

I appeal to the wounds on your whole body caused by the scourging…

I appeal to the invisible wounds in your heart….

 

I adore You O Christ and I praise You, because by Your Holy Wounds we are healed.

I ask forgiveness and repent, for all I have done that has caused You pain in this (these) wound (s).

I ask, through the Tears of Mother Mary, that every drop of blood that flowed through this (these) wound (s) be poured over ...

 ( intention)……

For conversion, for conviction, for healing, for liberation, for deliverance, for purification and for protection.

I thank You and praise You Lord,  for what You're going to do.

May Your Will be done!

 

 Liberation Prayer

In the Name of God

In the Name of the Blessed Trinity

In the Name of the Father of the Only Son

 In the Name of the Holy Spirit



 Depart, evil spirits, so that you may not see,

 or hear our work and our plans,

 and that you may not be able

 to deceive and persecute us,

 nor interfere with our plans and projects,

 or cause confusion in our endeavors to

 serve God!

 The Lord Our God commands you to depart

 and never to return! Amen.

 Oh, Most Holy and Almighty Lord,

 make us invisible to our enemies. Amen
 

FOR THE SOULS IN PURGATORY

O Gentle Heart of Jesus

Ever present in the Blessed Sacrament,

Ever consumed with burning love

For the poor captive souls in Purgatory,

Have Mercy on them.

Be not severe in Your judgment,

But let some drops of Your Precious Blood

Fall upon the devouring flames

And send Your Angels to conduct them

To a place of refreshment, light and peace…

 

 

 A Blessing

I bless you with the Blessing of Our Holy Mother and may the Power of the Holy Spirit come upon you, may the Peace, the Love, the Joy, the Healing and the Protection of Our Lord Jesus Christ be with you now and forever!

 

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 The Chaplet of Mercy 

  (said on an ordinary rosary)

 1 Our Father,

 1Hail Mary

1 Creed (I believe in God)

On the Our Father beads: Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, the Soul and Divinity

                                                 of Your Divine Son, Jesus...

                                 answer: In atonement for our sins and the sins

                                                 of the whole world.

On the Hail Mary beads: For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion...

                              answer: Have mercy on us and on the whole world.

At the end we say (three times) : Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One...

                                             answer: Have Mercy on us and on the whole world.

Finally you say (three times): O Blood and Water! that gush forth from the Heart of Jesus,

                                                         as a fount of Mercy for us...

                              answer: We trust in You

 

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Chaplet of Mercy ( meditated )

Inspired by the Holy Spirit Holy Thursday (2014)at St Pat’s Church after mass.

Eternal Father, I offer You the body and Blood, soul and divinity of Your dearly beloved son Our Lord Jesus Christ...In atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.

1 For the sake of the bruises, hits, slaps, kicks and insults and all unmentioned cruelties...have Mercy...

2 For the sake of the whiplashes that tore open His flesh...

3 For the sake of the crown of thorns they shoved upon His head...

4 For the sake of the wound on His shoulder from carrying the heavy cross...

5 For the sake of His falling on the rocks and the stones that aggravated his wounds...

6 For the sake of the pain and humiliation as they stripped Him of His clothing

7 For the sake of His feet and Hands being nailed to the cross...

8 For the sake of every drop of blood that gushed and oozed from His numerous wounds...

9 For the sake of His lonely, abandoned, broken, sorrowful heart...

 10 For the sake of His Holy Mother who suffered to watch her Son crucified...

 

DAILY PRAYER

I made up this daily prayer, feel free to change it according to your needs..

O Lord, I offer this day to You; all my thoughts, my actions, my words. I thank You for all You have given me... my husband, my children, my parents, my family and friends.... I thank You for our Holy Father, the Pope, for all the clergy, our bishops, and priests… especially our parish priest... and for all religious vocations. I thank You for anyone who has had a positive effect on my life. Bless all these people, protect them, stay with them, and if they offend You, please forgive them.

O Holy Spirit, come into my heart and sanctify my thoughts, my actions, my words. I humbly ask You to instill deep in my heart, lively sentiments of faith, hope, love, humility, patience, perseverance and charity. Give me the grace of having true contrition for my sins.... Help me, today, to be a good wife, a good mother, a good friend. Help me to be a good example to all who know me and to all those I meet. Use me, if You need me, to influence others and help them turn to God. Help me to be kind and patient and loving. And I thank You Holy Spirit.

Dear Jesus, I love You and I adore You, I thank You, I trust You, I praise You and I want to Glorify You. You are so loving and forgiving, You truly are my Savior and I thank You. I want to be with You and to love You as I know You love me. Come into my life and stay with me and mine for all eternity. Forgive my sins and help me with my struggles.

Dear Mary, Mother of God, I love You, You are my heavenly mother, it is said that You never turn anyone away. I beg You now, to open your arms and gather us all under your mantle. Protect us, console us, guide us and walk with us as You lead us to your Son, Jesus. Pray for us now, and at the hour of our death. Dear Mary, please wrap all our problems and worries in the Royal Cloak of Jesus. I thank You, Mary.

Lord, please bless all the lonely, the homeless, the sick, the suffering, the hungry and the dying. Bless all the innocent babies, who will be aborted in the next 24 hrs, forgive their parents, the doctors and all who condone this terrible act.

Lord, I want to live in Your Spirit today, allow Your Spirit to live in me. Help me to do Your Holy Will at all times.... Amen

 

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Daily prayer for Children

Dear Jesus, I love you

Thank you for the wonderful day

Bless my whole family - Give food to the hungry

Bring peace on earth - Have mercy on us

Stay with me all day - Because I love you

And I need you - Bring peace and love and joy in my heart.

If I did anything wrong today

I am sorry, I will try to be a better person from now on

I am someone Jesus loves - I am someone Mary loves

I am safe in the arms of Jesus - I am safe in the arms of Mary

Lord I praise you for your Goodness

Amen

 

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 Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Come Holy Spirit, Enlighten my heart to see the things that are of God.

Come Holy Spirit, into my mind, that I may know the things that are of God.

Come Holy Spirit, into my soul that I belong only to God.

Sanctify all that I think, say, and do, that all will be for the Glory of God.

 

 

 

 Act Of Contrition

Forgive me my sins, O Jesus, forgive me my sins.

All the sins I have in my heart.  My big sins and my little sins,

The sins I know and the sins I have forgotten.

If I have been disobedient or disrespectful

to my parents or teachers, I am sorry.

If I have offended you by ignoring You, by swearing, by cheating,

or by lying, I am sorry. If I have been jealous, envious or hurtful

towards others, I am sorry.

If I have not forgiven someone I need to forgive,

I am sorry. Help me to be a better person.

I know that my sins have wounded Your Tender Heart,

My Jesus, I need Your Forgiveness,

Your Mercy, Your Love and Your Peace.

I thank You for Your Mercy and I love You.

 

 Complete Trust in God

Do not look forward to the trials and crosses of this life with dread and fear.

Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God, to whom you belong, will deliver you from them. He has guided and guarded you thus far

in life. Hold fast to His Dear Hand, and He will lead you safely through all trials.

Whenever you cannot stand, He will carry you lovingly in His arms.

Do not look forward to what may happen tomorrow. The same Eternal Father Who

cares for you today will take care of you tomorrow and every day of your life.

Either He will shield you from suffering or He will give you the unfailing strength to bear it.  Be at peace then and put aside all useless thoughts, vain dreads, and anxious imaginations. Trust in God and He will give you peace.

(St. Francis de Sales)


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Prayer for addicts

God, my Almighty Creator! You have created me out of love. You have given me life and talents so that I can serve You with them in my  brothers in mankind. You have given me the gift of freedom and love.  I thank You! Today, I come to You, my Father, through Your Son Jesus, in my name and in the name of all, who have lost the freedom and capacity to love You and the others. I turn to You from my enslavement, in which I have fallen because of drugs. It has taken over my heart, my thoughts and my feelings; it has made me unable to think right and to make the right decisions. It has
mislead me into evil, into sin, into stealing and into violence. It has
distanced me from You and the others. But I know that You are waiting for me and that You are happy about my  return, like the merciful father, who was happy about the return of  his lost son.

Send me Your Holy Spirit, so that He prays within me and frees me and gives me the gifts of devotion, strength, wisdom, understanding and  love.
Mary, my Mother, I thank You because You were also near me when I was  not close to You or my physical mother, and because You will help me  to free myself completely and return to the home of my Father.

 

 A Meditation

God has created me to do Him some definite service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have a mission.. I may never know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next.

I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. He has not created me for nothing. I shall do good, I shall do His work.

Therefore I will trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am. I cannot be thrown away. If I am in sickness, my sickness may serve Him; in perplexity, my perplexity may serve Him; if I am in sorrow, my sorrow may serve Him. He does nothing in vain. He knows what He is about. He may take away my friends, He may throw me among strangers, He may make me feel desolate, make my spirits sink, hide my future from me.. still He knows what He is about.

(Cardinal Newman)

 

Consecrate Your Heart to Mary

I, (name), a faithless sinner/ renew and ratify today/ in thy hands/ O Immaculate Mother/ the vows of my Baptism. I renounce forever Satan/ his pomps and works/ and give myself entirely to Jesus Christ/ the Incarnate Wisdom/ To carry my cross after Him all the days of my life/ and to be more faithful to Him/ than I have ever been before./ In the presence of all the Heavenly Court/ I choose Thee this day/ for My Mother and Mistress/ I deliver and consecrate to thee/ as thy slave/ my body and soul/ my goods both interior and exterior/ and even the value of all my good actions/ past, present and future/ leaving to thee the entire and full right/ of disposing of me/ and all that belongs to me/ without exception/ according to thy good pleasure/ for the greater Glory of God/ in time and in eternity.

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 Spiritual Warfare Prayer

Heavenly Father, I love You, and I worship You. I thank You for sending Your Son Jesus who won the victory over sin and death for our salvation. I thank You for sending Your Holy Spirit who empowers me, guides me, and leads me into fullness of life. I thank You for Mary, my Heavenly Mother, who intercedes with the holy angels and saints for me.

Lord Jesus Christ, I place myself at the foot of Your cross and ask You to cover me with Your Precious Blood which pours forth from Your Most Sacred Heart and Your Most Holy Wounds. Cleanse me, My Jesus, in the living water that flows from Your Heart. I ask You to surround me, Lord Jesus with Your Holy Light.

Heavenly Father, let the healing waters of my baptism now flow back through my maternal and paternal generations to purify my family line of Satan and sin. I come before You, Father, and ask forgiveness for myself, my relatives, and my ancestors, for any calling upon powers that set themselves up in opposition to You or that do not offer true honor to Jesus Christ. In Jesus' Holy Name, I now reclaim any territory that was handed down to Satan and place it under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

By the power of the Holy Spirit, reveal to me, Father, any people I need to forgive and any areas of unconfessed sin. Reveal aspects of my life that are not pleasing to You, Father ways that could have given or could give Satan a foothold of my life. Father, I give You any unforgiveness… I give You my sins.. I give to You all ways that Satan has a hold of my life. Thank You, Father for these revelations. Thank You for Your forgiveness and Your love.

Lord Jesus, in Your Holy Name I bind all evil spirits of the air, water, ground, underground and netherworld. I further bind, in Jesus' name any and all emissaries of the Satanic headquarters and claim the Precious Blood of Jesus on the air, atmosphere, water, ground and fruits around us, the underground and netherworld below.

Heavenly Father, allow Your Son Jesus to come now with the Holy Spirit, the Blessed Virgin Mary, the holy angels and the saints to protect me from all harm and to keep all evil spirits from taking revenge on me in any way.

( Repeat the following sentence 3 times, once in honor of the Father, once in honor of the Son, once in honor of the Holy Spirit. )

In the Holy Name of Jesus, I seal myself, my relatives, this house

( place, home, church, car, plane, etc. ) and all source of supply in the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ.

( To break and dissolve all Satanic seals, repeat the following paragraph 3 times in honor of the Holy Spirit because satanic seals are placed 3 times to blaspheme the Holy.)

In the Holy Name of Jesus, I break and dissolve any and all curses, hexes, snares, lies, obstacles, deceptions, diversions, spiritual influences, evil wishes, evil desires, hereditary seals, known and unknown and every dysfunction and disease from any source including my mistakes and sins. In the Name of Jesus, I sever the transmission of any and all Satanic vows, pacts, spiritual bonds, soul ties, and Satanic works. In the Name of Jesus, I break and dissolve any and all links and effects of links with: astrologers, channelers, charters, clair-voyers, crystal healers, crystals, fortune tellers, mediums, the new age movement, occult seers, palm, tea leaf or tarot card readers, psychics, senteros, satanic cults, spirit guides, witches, witchdoctors and voodoo. In the Holy Name of Jesus, I dissolve all effects of participation in seances and divination, ouiji boards, horoscopes, occult games of all sorts and worship that does not offer true honor to Jesus Christ.

Holy Spirit, please reveal to me through word of knowledge any evil spirits that have attached themselves to me in any way. (Pause and wait for words to come to you, such as anger, arrogance, bitterness, brutality, confusion, cruelty, deception, depression,  envy, fear, hatred, insecurity, jealousy, pride, resentment, or terror.)

Pray the following for each of the evil spirits revealed:

In the Name of Jesus, I rebuke you spirit of ____. I command you to go directly to Jesus, without manifestation and without harm to me or to anyone, so that He can dispose of you according to His Holy Will.

I thank You, Heavenly Father for Your love. I thank You, Holy Spirit for empowering me to be aggressive against Satan and evil spirits. I thank You, Jesus for setting me free. I thank You Mary, for interceding for me with the holy Angels and Saints.

Lord Jesus, fill me with charity, compassion, faith, gentleness, hope, humility, joy, kindness, light, love, mercy, modesty, patience, peace, purity, security, serenity, tranquility, trust, truth, understanding and wisdom. Help me to walk in Your Light and Truth, illuminated by the Holy Spirit so that together we may praise, honor and glorify Our Father in time and eternity. For You, Lord Jesus, are, "…the way, the truth and the life…"( John 14;6) and You "…have come that we may have life and have it more abundantly…" ( John 10;10 )

" God indeed is my Savior: I am confident and unafraid. My strength and courage is the Lord, and He has been my Savior." ( Isaiah 12;2 ) Amen Alleluia. Amen.

 

 

-BINDING PRAYER

 

            In the name of Jesus + and Immaculate Heart of Maria Rosa Mystica +I take authority and bind all powers and forces in the air, in the ground, in the water, in the underground, in nature, in fire in our home, in our work place,  and in our Churches.

           

Lord Jesus, you are the Lord of the entire Creation and the Universe and everything in it was Created through you, by you and for your Glory. We praise you Lord Jesus +, we worship you Lord  Jesus +, we adore you Lord  Jesus + and we thank you Lord Jesus+, who sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.

           

In the Holy and powerful Name of Jesus + and Immaculate Heart of Maria Rosa Mystica + I bind all demonic forces, wicked spirits, powers of darkness, hellish spirits, Satanic forces, every wickedness of the Serpent, disturbances , afflictions , calamities ,blockages , bondages , sickness that have come against us and I seal all of us in the protection of the Most Holy Precious Blood + flowing from the Sacred wounds of the Sacred head of Jesus +, hands of Jesus+, feet of Jesus +, all the wounds of Jesus +, Holy Blood and Water gushing forth from the pierced Sacred Heart of Jesus + shed for our salvation and the Tears of Blood shed by our holy Mother of God Maria Rosa Mystica at the foot of the Cross for our salvation.

           

O Immaculate Heart of Maria Rosa Mystica, + gather us your children under your Immaculate Heart as an Eagle gathers her brood under her wings and protect us from the attacks of devil and all seen and unseen enemies.

           

St Michael, St Raphael, St Gabriel and all Archangels and Guardian Angels; defend us in the battle against the principalities and powers, against world rulers of darkness, against all  the wicked spirits under Heaven.

           

In the Most holy name of Jesus +  before which hell shakes, to which the powers of Heaven, principalities and powers are subject and Immaculate Heart of Maria Rosa Mystica +, who has the authority to crush the Head of Satan the serpent, I bind and command all powers and forces of evil, demonic powers, all wicked spirits, wickedness of Satan the serpent , every disturbances , calamities , afflictions, blockages , bondages  and sicknesses   to depart right now away from us, our homes, our land, our work places, our Churches and every places and send to the feet of Jesus + and Maria Rosa Mystica. + We enclose ourselves in the Most Sacred wounds of Jesus and Most Holy Immaculate Heart of  Maria Rosa  Mystica  to protect us from all harm  of  the evil one.

           

In the Name of Jesus + and Immaculate Heart of Rosa Mystica +, I take authority over each and every spirit that has come against us and I bind you away.  Glorious  Patriarch  St Joseph , Protect us !

 

(When saying this prayer, hold a Crucifix in the hand. Make the sign of Cross where ever there is cross +)


 


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 PRAYER FOR THE SALVATION OF A FRIEND

Loving heavenly Father, in the Name of Our lord Jesus Christ I bring before you_________.  I thank You, Heavenly Father, that You have sovereign control over _______. I thank you for the qualities of______ and ______ that I see You have placed in this person.

In the name of Jesus Christ and as priest of God, I plead the sufficiency of the blood of Christ to meet the full penalty his sins deserve. I claim back the ground of his life that he has given to Satan by believing the enemy's deception. In the name of Jesus Christ, I resist all of Satan's activity to hold_________ in blindness and darkness.

Exercising my authority through my union with the Lord Jesus Christ, I pull down the strongholds which the kingdom of darkness has formed against____________. I smash all those plans formed against ________"s mind, will, emotions, and his/her body. I invite the Holy Spirit of God to bring the fullness of His power to convict, to bring to repentance, and to lead______ into faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as his/her Savior. I ask heavenly Father, to draw__________ to Yourself.

Believing that Your Holy Spirit is leading me, I claim ( full name) for You in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. In Jesus' Great Name, I joyfully lay this prayer before You. Amen

 

 

 Prayer for Healing of the Family Tree

Heavenly Father, I come before You as your child, in great need of your help; I have physical health needs, emotional needs, spiritual needs, and interpersonal needs. Many of my problems have been caused by my own failures, neglect and sinfulness, for which I humbly beg your forgiveness, Lord. But I also ask you to forgive the sins of my ancestors whose failures have left their effects on me in form of unwanted tendencies, behavior patterns and defects in body, mind and spirit. Heal me, Lord, of all these disorders.      With your help I sincerely forgive everyone, especially living or dead of my family tree, who have directly offended me or my loved ones in any way, or whose sins have resulted in our present sufferings and disorders. Father, deliver me and my entire family tree from the influence of the evil one. Free all living and dead members of my family tree, including those in adoptive relationships, and those in extended family relationships, from every contaminating form of bondage. By your loving concern for us, Heavenly Father, and by the shed blood of your Precious Son, Jesus, I beg you to extend your blessing to me  and all my living and deceased relatives. Heal every negative effect transmitted through all past generations, and prevent such negative effects in future generations of my family tree. I symbolically place the cross of Jesus over of the head of each person in my family tree, and between each generation; I ask you to let the cleansing blood of Jesus purify the blood lines in my family lineage.  Set your protective angels to encamp around us, and permit Archangel Raphael, the patron of healing, to administer your divine healing power to all of us, even in areas of genetic disability. Give special power to our family members' guardian angels to heal, protect and guide and let it continue as long as your sovereignty permits.         In our family tree, Lord, replace all bondage with a holy bonding in family love. And let there be an ever deeper bonding with you, Lord, by the Holy Spirit, to your Son, Jesus. Let the family of the Holy Trinity pervade our family with its tender, warm, loving presence, so that our family may recognize and manifest that love in all our relationships. All of our unknown needs we include with this petition that we pray in Jesus' Precious Name. Amen 

 

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Forgiveness Prayer

 

Lord Jesus Christ, I ask for the grace today to forgive everyone in my life. I know that You will give me strength to forgive. I let go of all resentment towards You because of hardships, death and sickness in the family. I surrender to You today in faith and trust; You love me more than I love myself. Jesus, You are Lord of my life. Please, come into my heart in a deeper way and remove anything that would block the flow of Your Love. Please, give me the grace to rest in Your arms and allow myself to be loved by You.

 

Lord, because You have forgiven me, I can forgive MYSELF for sins, faults and failings. For all that is truly bad in myself or all that I think is bad, I do forgive myself. For any delving into the occult, ouija boards, horoscopes, seances, fortune telling or using lucky charms; for any calling upon sources of power apart from you; for taking Your name in vain; for not worshipping You; for hurting my parents; for getting drunk or using drugs; for sins against purity; for adultery; for abortion; for stealing or lying; I truly forgive myself today. I let go of all self-directed negativity. I release the things held against myself and make peace with myself today.

 

I now stand before You as an intercessor and extend forgiveness to my ANCESTORS for acts of negativity and unlove. I come before You, Lord, on behalf of everyone in my family tree and apologize for any sinful actions. Let forgiveness flow through my family tree. Let the wounds of the past be healed through my act of forgiveness today. Thank you. Lord.

 

I forgive my MOTHER, Lord. I forgive her for times she may have hurt me, resented me or punished me unfairly. I forgive her for preferring my brothers and sisters; I forgive her for telling me I was dumb, ugly, stupid, the worst of the children, or that I cost the family a lot of money. I forgive her for rejecting me, abandoning me, or attempting to abort me. I forgive her for telling me I was unwanted, an accident or a mistake. I forgive her for any lack of nurturing, lack of hugs and kisses. For any ways she did not provide a deep, satisfying mother´s blessing I truly forgive her today. I pray for her today and ask God´s blessing upon her.

 

I forgive my FATHER. I forgive him for any non-support, lack of companionship, drinking, severe punishments, sexual abuse, desertion or unfaithfulness to my mother. I forgive him for not showing his love; lack of hugs and kisses, tenderness and intimacy. For any ways that I did not receive a deep, satisfying father´s blessing I do forgive him today. I pray for him today, and ask God´s blessing upon him.

 

I forgive my SISTERS AND BROTHERS for any acts of unlove and negativity. I forgive those who rejected me, lied about me, resented me, physically harmed me, or competed for my parent´s love. I forgive all BLOOD RELATIVES for harm done to our family. I forgive all IN-LAWS for any abuses and expressions of negativity and unlove. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive my SPOUSE for lack of love, lack of affection, lack of consideration, lack of support, or lack of communication; I forgive my spouse for faults, failings and weaknesses. I ask God´s blessing on my spouse today.

 

I forgive my CHILDREN today. I forgive them for lack of respect, lack of obedience, lack of love, lack of attention, lack of understanding. I forgive them for their bad habits, for falling away from the Church, for any action that disturbed me. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive my FRIENDS. I forgive them for letting me down, gossiping about me, borrowing money and not returning it, and encouraging sinful behavior. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive my NEIGHBORS. For any act of negativity, for lack of consideration, for prejudice, for running down the neighborhood, I do forgive them today. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive PRIESTS, NUNS, BISHOPS AND THE POPE for lack of support, lack of friendliness, pettiness, bad sermons, for any hurt they may have inflicted. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive my EMPLOYER. I forgive him for not paying me enough money, for not appreciating my work, for being unkind and unreasonable, for being angry or unfriendly, for not promoting me, for not complimenting me on my work. I pray for my employer today and ask God´s blessing on him.

 

I forgive all PROFESSIONAL people. I forgive LAWYERS for any harm they may have done. I forgive SCHOOL TEACHERS for humiliating me and imposing unfair punishments; for lack of warmth; for not encouraging my potential. I forgive DOCTORS, NURSES, and other MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS for treating me unjustly. I pray for them and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

I forgive people in PUBLIC SERVICE. I forgive those who passed laws opposing Christian values. I forgive POLICEMEN for any abuses. I pray for them today and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

Heavenly Father, I now forgive every member of SOCIETY who has hurt me in any way. I forgive those who have rejected me or hurt me by criminal action, sexual aggression or obscene actions. I forgive the strangers and nameless perpetrators of evil in society. I forgive those who have defrauded me or defamed my character. I forgive those to whom I cannot go directly and face with my anger: the burglar who got away, the rapist, the murderer, unknown carriers of disease, wartime aggressors. I pray for them today and ask God´s blessing upon them.

 

Heavenly Father, I now forgive by an act of my will, the ONE PERSON IN LIFE WHO HAS HURT ME THE MOST. The one who is the hardest to forgive, I now choose to forgive. I also make peace with the one family member, the one friend, and the one member of the clergy who has hurt me the most in life. I pray for them today, and ask God´s blessing on them. Thank You, Heavenly Father, for setting us free. In Jesus´Name. Amen.

 

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BINDING  PRAYER

 

 

In the name of Jesus ,I take authority  and bind all powers  and forces in the air, in the ground ,in the water, in the underground , in the underworld, in nature and in  fire Jesus you are the   Lord  over  the entire universe  and I give Glory for your creation. In your name I bind all demonic forces that have  come  against  us and our families  and I seal all of us  in the protection of your Precious blood  that was shed on the cross .

Mary our Mother we seek your protection and intercession with the Sacred  Heart of Jesus for us and our families and surround us  with your mantle  of  love to discourage the enemy. 

  St Michael and our Guardian angels  come defend us  and our families  in battle against all evil ones that roam the earth.

  In the name of Jesus I bind  and command  all the powers  and forces  of evil to depart right now away from us,  our homes  and our lands .And  we thank  you Lord Jesus  for you are a faithful and compassionate God .

  In the Name of Jesus .I take authority over each and every Spirit that has come against (name of person) and bind you away.

  (Please  say the binding prayer  in the morning and evening or any time experience difficulties and oppression , in breakdown of machines services ,in prayer time when you walk  work and sleep .Say  with the families  and communities before  any prayer session  is started  or  any spiritual  activity of the Lord and Mary. The disturbance will pass away.)

 

ANIMA CHRISTI

  CAN BE SAID  AS MANY TIMES IN LIFE BUT SPECIALLY AFTER COMMUNION.

  Soul of Christ ,Sanctify me.

  Body of Christ, save me.

  Blood of Christ, inebriate me.

  Water from the side of Christ wash me

  Passion of Christ, strengthen me.

  O good Jesus, hear me.

  Suffer me not to be separated from Thee

  From the malignant enemy defend me,

  At  the hour  of death, call me.

  And bid me to come to Thee.

  That with Thy saints, I may praise Thee

   Forever and ever .Amen

 

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THE MEDITATED ROSARY

 

 

THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES

1. THE ANNUNCIATION......We Pray for the spirit of humility…

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with

Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery….. Our Father....

 

1...Our Lady, rapt in prayer, is kneeling in her home in Nazareth...

2...Suddenly, a bright light glows in the little room....

3...Unafraid, our Lady looks up to see the Archangel Gabriel standing before her...

4...For a moment, he gazes at her lovingly, and then he says: "Hail Mary, full of grace!"...

5...He asks her to be the mother of God and awaits her

reply...

6...Mary asks but one question: what of her vow of

virginity ?...

7...The angel explains that she is to be at once virgin

and mother...

8...Without hesitation, our Lady bows her head in loving

submission..."behold the handmaid of the Lord...

9..."Be it done to me according to thy word."...

10…Then the angel departs and leaves the Word made flesh,

dwelling in Mary's womb...

 

Glory be to the Father..

 

 

2. THE VISITATION...We Pray that the Lord will give us a kind heart… Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…

Our Father...

 

1...Our Lady had heard from Gabriel that her cousin,

 Elizabeth, is to have a baby...

2...Wishing to help her, Mary journeys to Elizabeth's

home...

3...Coming to her cousin's door, our Lady greets her...

4...Elizabeth's son, John, leaps with joy in his mother's

womb...

5...Filled with the Holy Spirit, Elizabeth cries, "Blessed

are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of

your womb"...

6...Filled with God’s joy and love, our Lady chants the

Magnificat: "My soul magnifies the Lord"...

7...For three months she stays there helping Elizabeth...

8...She washes dishes, mends clothes, sweeps the floor,

and prepares the meals...

9...She talks and prays and works with her elderly

cousin...

10…Then, her services being no longer needed, she

takes the long journey home...

 

Glory Be to the Father…

 

 

3 THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD.. We pray for a spirit of poverty...

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…Our Father....

 

1...Joseph and Mary start on their tedious road to

Bethlehem...

2...Arriving there, they can find no room in the inn...

3...At last they find shelter in a hillside cattle shed...

4...There, in the stillness of the night, Mary brings

forth her Son, whose only Father is God...

5...She wraps him in swaddling clothes, which she

has woven for his coming...

6...She lays him tenderly in the manger....

7...There, she and Joseph adore their infant God...

8...On a nearby hillside, shepherds watching over their

sheep are startled by angel voices bringing tidings

of great joy...

9...They leave their sheep and come running to the

feet of the Lamb of God. They kneel in simple

faith to adore the tiny Good Shepherd...

10…All the while, Bethlehem and the whole world,

are sunk in unheeding slumber. They do not

know that the Savior, Mary’s Son and the Father’s ,

is in their midst...

 

Glory be to the Father...

 

 

4. THE PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD IN THE TEMPLE

We pray that the Lord will give us an obedient heart...

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery… Our Father...

 

1...The time for Mary’s legal purification draws near. She

wraps the Child in warm clothing and takes him to Jerusalem with Joseph to present him to Lord, his Father...

2...At the temple, Joseph purchases two doves, the offerings of the poor...

3...Mary gives these offerings to the priest, and he prays

over her...

4...And she, Our Immaculate Mother is purified...

5...As they come away from the alter, the old man Simeon

meets them...

6...Eagerly and reverently, he takes the Child Jesus in his

arms...

7...He sings his song of joy and dismissal now that his eyes

have seen God's salvation sent to all people...

8...Looking at our Lady, he tells her that a sword of sorrow will pierce her heart...

9...As they turn from Simeon, Anna, the prophetess, rejoices also to see the tiny King Messiah...

10…After they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they return to Nazareth...

Glory be to the Father…

 

 

 

5.THE FINDING OF THE CHILD JESUS IN THE TEMPLE

We Pray that we also can find Jesus when we go looking for Him... Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery…Our Father...

 

1...Mary, Joseph, and Jesus (now a boy of 12) travel with

a caravan up to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover...

2...The days of the feast being over, Mary and Joseph

set out for home; but the Child Jesus remains in

Jerusalem...

3...Terror seizes Mary's heart when she realizes, at the

end of the first day's journey, that the boy is not with them...

4...Mary and Joseph return to Jerusalem anxiously,

sorrowfully, seeking him...

5...For three heartbreaking days, they search in vain...

6...At last, they find Him in the temple, listening to and

asking the wise men questions...

7...With mingled sorrow and joy, Mary wonders...

8..."Son, why have you done this to us? Your father and I have searched for you, and worried."...

9...They do not understand Him when he says: "Do you not know that I must be in my Father's house"...

10…Jesus then goes down with them to Nazareth,

remaining there in obscurity and obedience for

18 long years...

Glory Be to the Father...

 

 

THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

 

 1.THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN

We Pray for true contrition for our sins...Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery…………Our Father...

 

1...Our Lord and the apostles leave the Last Supper Room,

for the Garden of Gethsemane...

2...Our Lord takes Peter and James and John into the inner garden with Him...

3...He begins to grow sad, fearful, and sorrowful...

4...He says to the apostles, "My soul is sorrowful even

unto death; please stay and pray with me."...

5...Going a little further into the garden by himself,

Our Lord falls on the ground, and he prays that

this hour, this chalice, pass from him...

6...He is in such agony, He prays more, and his sweat becomes as drops of blood, trickling down to the

ground...

7...He goes back to the disciples and finds them

asleep. "Peter, could you not stay awake for

one hour with me...

8...Again He goes and prays: "Father, if this chalice

may not pass and I must drink it, your will be done."...

9...Once again He returns to find the disciples sleeping,

so He returns to the garden to pray a third time...

10..At last, He returns, wakes his disciples, and

goes to face Judas and the multitude...

 

Glory Be to the Father.

 

 

2. THE SCOURGING AT THE PILLAR

We pray for the grace of mortifying our senses... Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery…Our Father…

 

1...Pilate says, "I find no cause in this man. I will

chastise him, and release him...

2...So Our Lord is led away by the soldiers to an

inner courtyard… where there is a whipping post ...

3...They tear off his clothes, his back is bare...

4...They make Him stretch across the whipping post

and they fasten Him there...

5...Then, with heavy whips, they take turns whipping his back...

6...Men have been known to die of such a beating...

7...Our Lord agonizes under each cruel lash...

8…The soldiers cruel and vulgar, continue their beating...

9...At last, weary of it all, they stop the scourging

-but not until our Lord's back is one bloody open wound...

10…Finally they release him, think of the agony he must feel as He straightens to stand erect...

Glory be to the Father..

 

 

3.THE CROWNING WITH THORNS

We pray that we will have the grace to have contempt of the material world... Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery…Our Father...

 

1...The terrible scourging has not satisfied the brutal

soldiers...

2...This man has claimed to be a King, so they begin to

ridicule Him...

3...They kick a rough bench into place to be his throne...

4...An old military cloak is thrown on his shoulders...

5...He is placed on the throne and they mock Him...

6..."A crown, a crown, the king must have a crown!"...

7...Looking about, they find a mass of thorns with long

spikes...

8...Shaping it into a crown, they place it on his head...

9...They force it into place with the flat of their swords...

10..They cry out: "Hail King of the Jews!" They

strike him and they mock him...

 

Glory Be to the Father…

 

 

4. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS

We pray for patience in carrying our crosses…

 Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery….

Our Father...

 

1...Washing his hands of the whole affair, Pilate condemns

Christ to death...

2...The heavy cross is dropped upon His weary shoulders...

3...As He stumbles along the streets of Jerusalem, Our

Lord slips and falls...

4...He comes face to face with his grief-stricken Mother...

5...Afraid that He will die before reaching Calvary, they make Simon of Cyrene help Him with the cross...

6...In an act of kindness, Veronica wipes his face with her

veil...

7...Despite Simon's help, the weakened Christ falls again,

this time more heavily...

8...He rises to find the women of Jerusalem weeping

with sadness...

9...Again, even more heavily, Jesus falls to the ground...

10…Dragged to his feet and pushed forward, he arrives

at Calvary, where he is stripped of his garments and

readied for the sacrifice...

Glory Be to the Father...

 

 

5. THE CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH OF OUR LORD

We pray for the conversion of sinners, the perseverance of the just and the relief of souls in purgatory… Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us, in this mystery… Our Father…

 

1...The cross is prepared for its victim...

2...Our Lord is cast down upon it...

3...The nails are driven into place in his hands and feet...

4...At last, the executioners lift the Cross and fix it

in the rocky socket prepared for it...

5...Jesus our Lord is crucified!...

6...He hangs there, between heaven and earth for

three long agonizing hours...

7...He pleads "Father, forgive them for they know

not what they do...

8...Our Lord lovingly gives John to Mary and Mary to John...

9...He rewards the good thief with the promise of heaven…

10…At last, his work perfectly done; he gives a loud cry, bows his thorn-crowned head, and dies...

 

Glory be to the Father...

 

 

THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

 

1. THE RESURRECTION

We pray for the gift of FAITH …

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…Our Father…

 

1...Easter Sunday dawns bright and joyous. Our Lord

rises gloriously from the tomb...

2...The holy women, anxious to anoint his body, hurry

to the Lord's tomb...

3...They are amazed and frightened to find the stone rolled back...

4...The angel calms the fears of the women, saying, "He

is not here, he is risen!"...

5...Our Lord appears to Mary Magdalen and soothes

her broken heart...

6...She rushes back to the disciples, and cries, "I have

seen the Lord!"...

7...The risen Lord manifests himself to a contrite

Peter...

8...He walks with the two who are going to Emmaus

and reveals Himself in the breaking of the bread...

9...Our Lord comes through the barred doors that

evening and greets the rest of the disciples with the

words: "peace be to you."

10…He breathes upon them and gives them the power to forgive the sins of the men for whom He died...

Glory Be to the Father..

 

 

 

2. THE ASCENSION

We pray for the gift of hope...

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and to your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…Our Father...

 

1...Our Lord shows himself alive to his disciples during

forty days...

2...Then, at last, he leads them out to Mount Olivet...

3...He promises that the Holy Spirit will come upon them...

4...He charges them to preach the Good News and to love each other as he has loved them...

5...These things being said, his body is taken up to

heaven...

6...There, He sits at the right hand of the Father...

7...The disciples continue to stand there, gazing up into

heaven...

8...Two men, in white garments are suddenly with them.

They ask," Why do you stand there looking at the

heavens?"…

9...Then the men tell the disciples that Jesus will come again...

10…The disciples then leave and go back to Jerusalem...

 

Glory be to the Father..

 

 

3.THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

We pray to receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit...

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery………Our Father...

 

1...The followers of our Lord return to the upper room...

2...There, all together, they persevere in prayers...

3...Besides the apostles, the women and the Mother of Jesus are there...

4...The days between the Ascension and Pentecost pass in this union of love and worship...

5...On Pentecost Sunday, when they are all together in one place, suddenly they hear a sound "as a mighty wind

coming"...

6...It fills the whole house where they are sitting...

7...They see," parted tongues as it were of fire."...

8...They are all filled with the Holy Spirit...

9...They begin to speak in different tongues, "as the Holy

Spirit gave them to speak."...

10…Filled with apostolic zeal, they go from the room to

conquer the world...

Glory Be to the Father...

 

 

4. OUR LADY'S ASSUMPTION

We pray for the gift of a happy death and eternal happiness in heaven…

 Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…

...Our Father...

 

1...After the apostles dispersed, our Lady went to live

with John, the beloved disciple...

2...Her days on earth are now drawing to a close...

3...Those who knew her in life gather at her bedside...

4...Naturally, they are sad at the prospect of losing their

Mother...

5...But they do not sorrow as those who have no hope...

6...They do not languish in fruitless and unavailing grief...

7...They place her body in the tomb...

8...Later, to their amazement, her body is not there...

9...Joyously, they realize that Jesus would not permit

His Holy Mother's body to see corruption...

10…He has assumed her body as well as her soul into

heaven, to be with Him...

 

Glory Be the Father...

 

 

5. THE CORONATION OF OUR LADY AS QUEEN OF HEAVEN

...We Pray for the gift of love, for all of Mary’s intentions and for the relief of the souls in purgatory...

Jesus and Mary, we unite ourselves to your close union with Your Heavenly Father and your boundless love for one another and for us in this mystery…Our Father...

 

1...Our Lady is borne triumphantly, body and soul into

heaven...

2...There, She is placed on a throne next to her Divine

Son...

3...She is crowned Queen of the angels and of men...

4...The Father rejoices in his daughter's triumph...

5...The Son looks with exultant love on his first and

greatest earthly conquest...

6...The Holy Spirit delights in his spouse...

7...He delights in the beauty of body and soul that

He has wrought in her...

8...From Her throne, our Lady graciously dispenses

love and peace to men...

9...Even as we say this rosary, she gives us yet more

of God's love...

10...One of heaven's greatest joys will be our final union

with Mary, our Queen, and Christ, our King...

Glory Be to the Father...

 

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Hour of Adoration   Holy Hour 

Dear Jesus, I love You

I believe that you are truly in the Blessed Sacrament

Right here before my very eyes

How I love you!

Here You welcome me with open arms,

With grace and peace, You greet me.

Offer all my prayers to the Father

Intercede on my behalf.

Plead for every petition that is in my heart.

Give me the grace to become truly holy.

Teach me always to do the Father’s will,

Seeking first the kingdom of God and His Holy way.

My God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things. I firmly intend, with your help, to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever leads me to sin. Our Savior Jesus Christ suffered and died for us. In his name, my God, have mercy on me.

Let me be cleansed by the Blood and Water flowing from Your Sacred Heart.

Pierce my heart, Jesus, with a humble and contrite spirit and a strong sense of right and wrong, that I may rather die than sin, so that I may never betray You again.

Most Sacred Heart, help me to pray, to fast and to make reparation in atonement for my past sins.

All Glory, Honor and Praise be to You, Jesus,

For remaining in the Blessed Sacrament, for coming to us in such a simple way, so that we can see You, speak with You and adore You.

I love You my Jesus.

I bring to you my family, my parents,

my siblings, my spouse, my children, my grandchildren,

my extended family, my whole family tree and all those I love.

I place each one into your Most Sacred Heart.

I consecrate them to God the Father, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

and to You, My Dearest Jesus.

I implore You to bless them,

I implore You to heal them,

I implore You to enkindle in each of their hearts…

the desire to be close to You…the knowledge of how much You love them.

Teach them, Jesus, of your love!

Inflame their hearts with your own love!

Do not allow one of them to escape from You!

Eucharistic Blood of Jesus,

cleanse me from all that is not holy.

Water from the side of Jesus,

wash me from all false idols.

Passion of Christ, strengthen me.

          I pray now for those who are sick and suffering

with all types of illnesses…especially those in pain,

          I pray for all in hospitals, nursing homes and care homes,

          I pray for those who are dying at this very minute.

Jesus, be with them, have mercy on them!

Heal their pain; replace it with Your Presence.

Give them courage and perseverance,

give them Your strength,

give them the grace to do Your Holy Will!

Dear Jesus, may Your Spirit take me

Into the wound of Love,

Your Most Sacred Heart,

Where I find security and rest in a heavenly taste

Of my eternal home with You, forever.

 I pray for new vocations to the priesthood and to religious life.

Jesus, instill in the hearts of many young men the desire to serve You.

Help them see you clearly, keep their souls clean,

Do not allow corruption to enter into their hearts.

          I pray for all vocations, for single people and for married couples, that You, Jesus will be at the center of their lives and that they will trust in You, that parents will raise their children according to Your Holy Word.

          I pray for all unbaptized babies, I desire the Sacrament of Baptism for each of them.  Transform their parents’ indifference into a burning quest for sanctity, giving them a new heart and renewing Your Holy Spirit within them.

Worthy are You, Jesus,

To receive the adoration of all mankind,

in the Blessed Sacrament.

You are My Lord and my God and my Savior!

I love You my Sweet Jesus!

Bless our Pope, John Paul 11… Protect him and guide him.

Bless all our cardinals, bishops and priests.

Bless all who are thinking of religious vocations.

Bless all religious sisters and all missionaries.

Jesus, I know how difficult it is for these servants.

Jesus, give them the courage they need to carry on.

Make them holy Lord so that they will teach your truth

And lead us in Your Holy Way!

Radiating in the Eucharist, Jesus,

Pour out Your abundant graces upon all mankind.

Let Your Divine Sweetness flow for all who come into the light of Your Presence.

Coming before You, Jesus,

          I pray for every member of our parish,

Especially those who are in most need of Your help.

Bless each one with a new outpouring of Your Love,

Goodness, mercy and grace.

          I pray for all who are addicted to drugs, gambling, alcohol and pornography.

Jesus, remove that evil veil that is shading their minds.

Show them Your love,

Give them Your strength.

          I pray for all the sinners of the world,

for all prisoners, for all those who do not know You!

Lord, have mercy on them.

         I pray for the victims of violence,

for those who suffer abuse, emotional, physical and sexual.

Lord, heal their hearts, their minds and their bodies; let your mercy

flow abundantly upon these poor people and restore their self-respect,

 re-establish their trust in You,

that they may fill their hearts with forgiveness.

Heal their feelings of bitterness and hopelessness

Comfort them with Your peace and Your love.

Deliver the world, Lord Jesus,

from the grips of Satan.

Cleanse in Your Precious Blood,

the sins of all humanity.

          I pray that all abortions will stop.

Lord, have mercy on all those people involved in abortions.

Instill in their hearts a renewed respect and love for life;

especially the life of these poor innocent babies in the womb.

With confidence, I come to You, Jesus,

Offering all that I am and all that I have,

Along with the Immaculate Heart of Mary

To make up for what is lacking in my love for You.

Mother Mary,

Like the tender compassion of a mother

toward a child in great need,

Your Heart is powerfully attracted

to my very helplessness and wretchedness,

for You love me with a merciful love. I thank you Mary for the part You played in bringing Jesus into the world. All the honor is Yours Dearest Mother. Pray for me now and intercede before Your Son for all the petitions I bring here today.

Pray also for my family, pray for all of us especially when we need it the most.

Intercede also, Mary for all the intentions in the box at the altar of Jesus, here and in all the churches in the world. I trust in Your intercessions, Mother Mary, how can Jesus refuse the requests of His Mother. I thank You Blessed Mother, for all the graces that You bestow upon us.

How can we wipe away the tears in your eyes and the sorrows of Your Heart, but to pray?  Help us, Mother Mary, to be more faithful to the Holy Rosary.

         I pray for the poor, the hungry, the lonely, the shut-ins, I pray for those who are unemployed and those who have no homes.  Lord, I bring all these people to You and I implore You to have mercy on them. Fill their emptiness with hope and peace. Let Your graces come down upon them so that they will feel Your Love.

Remind me in times of distress that all trials are only meant to keep me close to You.

Keep me close to You, Jesus,

I have no other place to go,

For in You alone I find my peace and my joy.

For You are my Lord, My God and My All.

         I pray for the relief of souls in purgatory, especially those in my own family.

Lord, send one drop of your Precious Blood to each soul in purgatory.

Ease their suffering; send your holy angels to bring them consolation.

I offer each mass being said this day throughout the world in atonement for the relief of souls in purgatory, for the conversion of sinners everywhere, those in the universal church and those in my own home.

         I pray for all the leaders of the world and for peace on earth.

Lord, have mercy on us, help those who are at war.

Heal the hate that grows in the hearts of all people.

Change this hate and violence to love and compassion for all.

Jesus, strip away everything in me

that is an obstacle to a perfect union with You,

that I may taste the goodness

of your love and grow to spiritual maturity.

           I pray for all those who have forgotten about You, all those who do not go to church anymore, for all those who do not recognize You in the Holy Eucharist.

         I pray for all those who have left Your flock.

Jesus, call them back, have mercy on them, teach them how to love You.

With Your Loving Heart, draw them back to You.

          I pray in thanksgiving for all the graces that you have bestowed upon me.

For my loving family, my home and all my possessions, for my friends, my church and my neighborhood…. For all things in nature.

          I thank You for all those You have sent to me, who have had a positive, spiritual effect on me, for all those I pray with regularly, for those who attend mass with me.

         I thank You for Your Holy word in scripture, for the opportunity of receiving Your Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity into my very heart, in the Holy Eucharist.

And Jesus, I especially thank You for the time that I can spend with You right here, right now. To be able to talk to You as we are talking now.

Speak to me now, Jesus, open my heart so I can hear all the things You want to say to me. Speak to me in silent inspiration.

Let me come close to You, let me feel Your warmth and Your love like never before, that I may be overwhelmed by Your Presence.

I give You all my love and thanksgiving,

For in Your Gentle Heart, Jesus, all sinners can find

Forgiveness. You are an Ocean of Mercy.

Claim me once more as Your own, Jesus.

Prepare my heart for You have called me to walk in the marvelous light

of Your truth, and to proclaim the glorious works of Your love.

 

Praise be to You, Jesus

The Good Shepherd in the Blessed Sacrament,

Remain with me always.

You are the guardian of my soul.

Keep me from sin that I may live in accord with God’s Will.

 

          To Your Gentle Heart, Sweet Jesus,

I lift up all my petitions,

Heal my soul, my mind and my body. Keep me healthy so that I can do Your Holy Will.

I offer You all my pains, my anxieties, my worries, my concerns

about myself, my family and the world, I place them at the foot of Your cross.

I ask You to pour Your Precious Blood upon them and to hide them in Your Precious Wounds. By Your wounds, we are healed.

Help me to trust You more.

Teach me to understand the value of suffering,

For suffering purifies the soul.

Give me the grace to follow in Your footsteps, and to walk in You.

           I pray for all the good and faithful people of the world,

Who love You and adore You. Keep them in Your Sacred Heart,

Bless them and keep them safe. Give them the grace to persevere

in prayer.  Give them the grace and the courage to evangelize, that others will see You in them. Shine Your Light upon them!

You draw me to Yourself

In the Blessed Sacrament today,

with strong spiritual bonds of indescribable personal affection,

Pouring out Your graces like rays of a million suns, bathing my soul with spiritual riches.

In Your Eucharistic love,

Restore me in hope,

Confirm me solid in faith,

Strengthen me in charity, and establish me in Your Holy Will, that I may live the gospel. Teach me to die to myself, that I may live more fully, in You, with You and for You. Help me to be absolutely obedient to You!

Help me, Jesus, to resist all temptations, from the world, the flesh and the devil. I am weak but You are strong.

With child-like confidence, I lean on You. I need You to be close to me.

I need to feel Your love.

Make my heart one with Yours,

That I may love others as You have loved me.

Give me, Jesus, that perfect love which casts out all fears.

Free my mind from all anxiety and fear … that with child-like trust I surrender myself to You completely, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Lord, I offer You this hour of adoration and all acts of adoration and reparation made by souls who love everywhere in the world. I offer You, Your Son Jesus Christ, His Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity. Accept His pure Blood in reparation for all the outrages committed by mankind.  Wipe out their sins and have mercy on them.

I love You, Jesus with all my heart.

Stay with me until I can be with You again in this special way.

Let me be your humble servant in whichever way You want.

Fill me with Your Holy Spirit that I may speak Your words. Let Your light shine through me to those who need it the most. I trust You, my Jesus!  

 

 

Adoration

Eternal Father, I thank You because Your infinite Love has saved me, even against my own will. Thank You, my Father, for Your immense patience, which has waited for me. Thank You, my God, for Your compassion, which has had pity on me. The only return I can make to you in payment for all that You have given me is my weakness, my pain and my misery.

I am before You, Spirit of Love, you who are an ever-burning fire, and I want to remain in Your adorable presence. I want to make reparation for my faults, renew myself in the fervor of my consecration, and render to You my homage of praise and adoration.

Blessed Jesus, I am before You and I want to draw from Your Divine Heart countless graces for me and for all souls, for the Holy Church, and for your priests and religious. Grant, Oh Jesus, that these hours be truly hours of intimacy, hours of love in which I will be granted to receive all the graces that Your Divine Heart has reserved for me.

Virgin Mary, Mother of God and my Mother, I unite myself to you, and beg of you to have me share in the feelings of Your Immaculate Heart.

My God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love You. I ask pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not hope and do not love You.

Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore You profoundly and I offer You the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifferences whereby He is offended. And through the infinite merits of His Most Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg of You the conversion of poor sinners.

 

Act of Faith and Adoration

I believe, O Jesus, with my liveliest faith that You are present, here, in front of me, under the Eucharistic Species. You, the Eternal Word of the Father, are begotten from all eternity and incarnate in the womb of the Virgin Mother. Jesus Christ, Redeemer and King, I truly believe that You are present in the ineffable truth of Your Divinity and Your Humanity.

Jesus, You are the same Jesus of Bethlehem, the Divine Child, who for my sake will accept banishment, poverty and persecution. You are the Jesus of Nazareth, who for my love, embraced concealment, hardships and obedience. You are the Divine Teacher, who came to teach me the sweet truths of the Faith, to bring the great commandment of love: Your Commandment. You are the Merciful Savior, the One who bends over all my miseries with infinite understanding and moving kindness, always ready to forgive, to heal, to renew. You are the Holy Victim immolated for the glory of the Father and the good of all souls. You are the Jesus, who sweated blood for me in the Garden of Gethsemani; who suffered for me the condemnation of human tribunals, the most painful flagellation, the cruel and humiliating crowning of thorns, the cruel martyrdom of the crucifixion. You are He, who wanted to agonize and to die for me. You are the Risen Jesus, the vanquisher of death, of sin and of hell, who longs to communicate the treasures of Divine Life, which You possess in all its fullness.

My Jesus, You are here, present in the Consecrated Holy Host, with a Heart overflowing with tenderness, a Heart, which loves infinitely. In Your Heart, Jesus, I find the infinite Love, the Divine Charity - God, the beginning of Life - existent and alive. How sweet it is for me, My God, Trinity most blessed, to worship You in this Tabernacle where You are now!

Therefore, I join the angels and the saints, who invisible but present and vigilant around Your Tabernacle, adore You incessantly. I join, above all, Your most holy Mother, and her feelings of profound adoration and intense love, that sprang from her soul from the first instant of Your Incarnation, when she carried You in her immaculate womb.

And while I worship You in this Tabernacle, I do so in all the Tabernacles of the world and especially in those where You are most abandoned and forgotten. I adore you in each Consecrated Host that exists between Heaven and Earth.

I worship You, God the Father, because through Christ, You have descended to my humanity, and because through His adorable Heart, You have united Yourself so closely to man, to me, a poor ingrate creature. I adore You in this church sanctified by the ever current Presence of Your Divine Being. I prostrate myself in profound adoration before Your Sovereign Majesty. Yet, at the same time, love draws me up to You.

I worship You, God the Father, and I love You. My love and my adoration are totally mixed and combined in my soul, so much that I could not tell whether I love more than I adore or adore more than I love. I adore You because I find in You: all power, all holiness, justice and wisdom. You are My Creator and My God. I love You because I find in You all beauty, all kindness, all tenderness and all mercy. I love You because You have given me, as a present, an invaluable treasure.

Jesus is my Treasure. He is mine and at any moment I can draw graces from Him with full hands, since I find this Treasure always abundant. I take all I need from Him, in order to pay my debts, to meet my needs, to find delight, to earn a crown. What ineffable gift is this Jesus, whose Heart overflows with all tenderness! A treasure, which is never depleted, the more I take, the more He gives.

O God the Father, You have loved your creatures so much, that You gave them Your only Son. In order that the majesty of Your Word would instill us with awe and our souls could address Him with confidence, You clothed Him with flesh like ours. You adorned Him with the most attractive graces. Above all, You gave Him an infinitely perfect Heart, such, that It had to be the abode of Your delights, because in this Heart lives Your Divine Fullness, and in It the most humble of creatures has a place of privilege.

That adored Heart is as immense as Yourself, My God, because It contains You. It is also my dwelling place, since It loves me. In It I meet Your Divinity, and upon seeing me in this sacred refuge, Your just wrath is placated and Your Justice is disarmed.

I adore You, God the Father, through Jesus and in Jesus. I worship Jesus, Your Son, who by His Humanity is My Brother and by His Divinity is My God. I love You through Jesus and with Jesus. I love You through the Heart of Jesus, made mine by love. I love You in Jesus. Through Him my love reaches You. Through Him I can reach You and embrace You.

R/: My God,  I believe in Your Love for me.

† In the sublime mystery of the unity of Your Nature and the Trinity of Your Persons, R/.

† In the harmony of Your innumerable Perfections, R/.

† In the inexhaustible wealth, with which you make beings out of nothing, R/.

† In the peaceful possession of Your eternal Happiness, R/.

† In the infinite Wisdom, with which You govern all things, R/.

† In the unfathomable kindness, with which You elevate man to the dignity of being Your child, R/.

† In the infinite Mercy, with which You tolerate and conserve the sinner, R/.

† In the mysterious decree by which Redemption was established, R/.

† In the infinite debasing of Your Incarnation, R/.

† In the humiliations, the concealment and the labors of Your earthly life, R/.

† In the ignominy of Your Passion and Death, R/.

† In the glory of Your Resurrection, of Your Ascension and of Your triumph in the heavens, R/.

† In Your Divine Heart opened by a lance on Calvary, R/.

† In Your Divine Heart revealed to Your saints in the course of the centuries, R/.

† In Your Divine Heart, beating with Love for us in Your adorable Chest, present in our Tabernacles, R/.

† In Your Divine Heart, overflowing with Mercy for poor sinners, especially in the Sacrament of Penance, R/.

† In Your priesthood, which in the course of the centuries continues Your work of Love and Salvation, R/.

† In Your Vicar, Your visible representative on earth, R/.

† In the Church, which conserves and dispenses the treasures of Your Divine Grace to souls, R/.

† In its infallible Magisterium, its wise ruling, and its unfathomable power to sanctify, R/.

† In Most Holy Mary, Your Mother, enriched with so many privileges and also established as our Mother, Co-Redemptrix and Advocate, R/.

† In the exuberant fruitfulness with which You produce saints, R/.

† In the moving generosity with which You dispense Your gifts, R/.

† In the mysterious work of grace in the intimacy of the soul, R/.

† In the purifying gift of Your Cross, R/.

† In the marvelous Providence, with which You follow each creature through the course of his life, R/.

† In Your infinite Glory, which You communicate to Your elect, making them eternally happy in Heaven, R/.

Lord, in the recitation of the Gloria at Holy Mass, the Church invites me to give You thanks for Your infinite glory. She invites me to thank You, to glorify You and to praise You for all that You are, My God. For this reason I take pleasure in repeating: I give You thanks for You Are Infinite Love.

After having prostrated myself to worship You in the Heart of Jesus, I want to give You thanks. I thank You, my God, because You are Love, and I thank You for all the gifts of Your Love. And since it is through Jesus that You have given us the most precious gifts, the gifts of supernatural life, it is also through Him, with Him and in Him, that I want to lift up to You this hymn of thanksgiving.

In union with Jesus I thank You, God the Father, for all the personal graces You have bestowed upon me. You gave me life, bringing me out of the void. You have conserved my life, day after day up to this moment. But You have given me another more valuable life, the life of grace, which makes me share in Your own Divine Life. And after the first grace, with which You sanctified me on the day of my Baptism, I have received from You so many more graces that have conserved, increased and, perhaps, regained my supernatural life!

I think of the gifts of Your Love, which I have enjoyed so abundantly:

† In the Church You have given me as my teacher and guide towards eternity.

† In the priests who have conferred on me the gifts of Your Love.

† In the forgiveness, continually renewed.

† In the Eucharist, which has been my nourishment, strength and consolation.

† In the Virgin Mary, who is my good Mother, my consoler, my help and my special protector during every instant of my life.

† In the Paradise You have prepared for me, which with Your grace, I hope to reach.

I look at my life, sown with joys and sorrows, and I understand that all in it has been Love. All of it, O My God, because from Your Loving Heart nothing but Grace and Love can flow.

R/: I thank You, my God.

† For all these things, R/.

† For all the gladness You have allowed me to enjoy; as well as for all the sorrows and trials You have scattered on my path, R/.

† For the known, as well as for the unknown graces, R/.

† For the favors of the past and for those in the future, R/.

† For all You have done in me and for me and for all that You will still want to do in the future, R/.

† Above all for calling me to the knowledge of Your Love and to consecrate myself to It, R/.

† For Your Light and Joy, of which I am far from being worthy, R/.

† For the light and joy that the knowledge of Your Love has brought to my life, R/.

† For the possession of Your Love, which makes You mine, and makes me Yours, R/.

But I do not want and ought not to give thanks for myself only. I give You thanks also for all the gifts which Your Love has poured out on the Church. I give You thanks for all the benefits granted to the angels and to the saints, perpetual praises of Your Love. And I thank You above all, for the innumerable benefits granted to Most Holy Mary, our sweet Mother. I thank You for having made her so great, so holy, so beautiful. I thank You for the privileges that You have given her and for the throne of glory, on which You have placed her. I give You thanks for having made of this creature of Your predilection, a Mother in whom I can and should place all my hopes.

In order to offer a more efficacious thanksgiving, I permit myself, O Lord, to liven it with my love. Therefore, I tell You again and again that I love You with all my heart, with all my soul, with all my mind and with all my strength.

R/: I love You, my God.

† You, who are infinite Love, R/.

† You, who have saved me by Your Love, R/.

† You, who command me to love You, R/.

† With all my heart, R/.

† With all my soul, R/.

† With all my spirit, R/.

† With all my strength, R/.

† Above all possessions and honors, R/.

† Above all pleasures and joys, R/.

† More than myself and all that belongs to me, R/.

† More than my parents and friends, R/.

† More than all men and angels, R/.

† Above all created things in Heaven and on earth, R/.

† Only for Yourself, R/.

† Because You are the utmost Goodness, R/.

† Because You are infinitely worthy of being loved, R/.

† Because You are infinitely Perfect, R/.

† Even if You had not promised me Paradise, R/.

† Even if You did not threaten me with hell, R/.

† Even if You tried me with misery and misfortune, R/.

† In abundance and in poverty, R/.

† In prosperity and in misfortune, R/.

† In honors and in scorns, R/.

† In joys and in pain, R/.

† In health and in sickness, R/.

† In life and in death, R/.

† In time and in eternity, R/.

† In union with the love, with which all the saints and angels love You in Heaven, R/.

† In union with the love, with which the Blessed Virgin Mary loves You, R/.

† In union with the infinite Love, with which You eternally love us, R/.

O My God, You who possesses in an unfathomable abundance all that is perfect and worthy of love, extinguish in me all culpable, sensual and inordinate love towards creatures. Ignite in my heart the most pure fire of Your Love so that I may love only You, for You, to the point of being consumed in Your Most Holy Love, so that I may go, together with the chosen, to love You eternally in Heaven. Amen.

Lord, now I want to make atonement before You. O Jesus, Divine Victim of our altars, great and only Atoner, I also unite myself to You in order to perform with You and through You, the role of a small atoning soul.

And I also call upon you, O my Mother, that just as you offered your Jesus to the Father at the same time that He immolated Himself for His Glory and for the salvation of souls at Calvary, may you renew at this moment, that mystical offering in my place.

Offer in the chalice of your Immaculate Heart, O sweet Virgin, the sorrows of Jesus together with yours in order to invoke Divine Mercy on me and on the whole world. After having thanked You for your endless gifts, how could I not be troubled at the sight of my many faults and infidelities? How ungrateful and cold I have been in response to your benefits!

Prostrated before You, who has loved me so much, filled with confusion and regret, I beseech Your Pardon and Your Mercy:

R/: O Jesus, have mercy on me!

† For the misuse I made of the natural gifts I received from You: my life, my energy, my time, my senses, my intelligence, my tongue, R/.

† For the great and small acts of disobedience to Your law, R/.

† For the duties, disregarded or carelessly completed, R/.

† For the good I could have done and have not done, R/.

† For allowing many times the triumph of bad inclinations in me; of pride, vanity and egoism, R/.

† For not having practiced Your commandment of charity as You ordained it, R/.

† For having left barren in me so many graces, R/.

† For the lukewarmness with which I practiced my life of piety, R/.

† For the indifference and coldness with which I responded to Your gifts of Love, R/.

† For having many times preferred the creatures and human satisfactions to You and Your consolations, R/.

† For the little fidelity and generosity with which I have lived my consecration, R/.

† For the lack of faith in Your Love and the abandonment of It, R/.

† For the lack of dedication to souls and to the Church, R/.

† For my rebelliousness and lack of love for Your Will, and Your Cross, R/.

I lose myself in Your Presence, O my God.

I kneel at Your Feet.

I prostrate myself in front of You, O Jesus, Divine Host, My Redeemer and Savior, as did Mary Magdalene. And even though it is true that I am unworthy of Your Love, I am certain that You will have for me the same merciful tenderness.

 

 

 

 

TRUSTING

Father, when the joy of Your Presence is about me, how can I ever know discontent? For discontent puts a barrier between me and You, it dilutes the strength of Christ within me.

I do not know the reasons that tribulations may come upon me. I do not need to know the reasons. I know that in trusting You, Father, will answers to life's tests be found.

My problems are not really problems, they are merely means to strengthen my true self. The circumstances are only exercising tools. Strength and joy and wisdom come from mastering these tools, these come from the overcoming of conditions; which ignored could weaken or bring me pain.

In trust, I ask You, Father, Help me to know the difference between pleasure and joy; Help me to give purity of motive; Help me to put no other gods before You....  relationships, circumstances, self-satisfaction or anything. 

I trust You, Lord, Help me to trust You more, show me the way. I cannot chart my path, for I have not come this way before. You, Lord know the way for You are the Path. So in trust, I walk every step with You.

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His Answer Comes

Know this, my heart, that when you pray, before you find the words to say...Your Father hears. Without delay... His answer comes.

In simple ways, in varied forms, like morning sun that heals and warms, like sudden rainbows after storms... His answer comes.

Like gentle tappings on the door, or friendly footsteps on the floor to bring you joy unknown before... His answer comes.

Have you not felt upon your brow, His calming touch? Then feel it now and ask no longer when or how His answer comes...

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A Prayer for Friends


A Prayer
   Father, I ask you to bless my friends reading this right now.  I am
asking You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. Where there is
pain, give them Your peace and mercy.  Where there is self doubting, release
a renewed confidence in Your ability to work through them. Where there is
tiredness, or exhaustion, I ask You to give them understanding, patience,
and strength as they learn submission to your leading.  Where there is
spiritual stagnation, I ask You to renew them by revealing Your nearness,
and by drawing them into greater intimacy with You.
Where there is fear, reveal Your love, and release to them Your courage.
Where there is a sin blocking them, reveal it, and break its hold over my
friend's life. Bless their finances, give them greater vision, and raise up
leaders, and friends to support, and encourage them. Give each of them
discernment to recognize the evil forces around them, and reveal to them the
power they have in You to defeat it. I ask You to do these things in Jesus'
name.

 

PRAYER FOR PROTECTION

I bind all disruptive spirits around us in the water, on the earth, above the earth, in the elements and atmosphere, the principalities and powers.  I rebuke you, order you and command you to be still, to be silent, to be mute, not to say one word or do one thing.  I cut all communications coming and going around us by the power of the PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS' WOUNDS, by the power of the RESURRECTED CHRIST,  and the power given to  MOTHER MARY to crush the evil one's head.  I seal this place, these people, with the PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS.

 

 

PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH 

O St. Joseph whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the Throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. O St. Joseph do assist me by your powerful intercession and obtain for me from your Divine Son all spiritual blessings through Jesus Christ, Our Lord; so that having engaged here below your Heavenly power I may offer my Thanksgiving and Homage to the most Loving of Fathers. O St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms. I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press him in my name and kiss His fine Head for me, and ask Him to return the Kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls, pray for us. Amen

Blessed Joseph, husband of Mary, be with us this day.
You protected and cherished the Virgin;
loving the Child Jesus as your Son,
you rescued Him from the danger of death.
Defend the Church, the household of God,
purchased by the blood of Christ.

Guardian of the Holy Family,
be with us in our trials.
May your prayers obtain for us
the strength to flee from error
and wrestle with the powers of corruption
so that in life we may grow in holiness
and in death rejoice in the crown of victory.
Amen.

(A partial indulgence.)

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Prayer to Padre

Beloved Padre Pio,

               Today I come to add my prayers to the thousands of prayers offered to you every day by those who love and venerate you. They ask for cures and healings, earthly and spiritual blessings, and peace for body and mind. And because of your friendship with the Lord, He heals those you ask to be healed and forgives those you forgive.

                Through your visible wounds of the Cross, which you bore for 50 years, you were chosen in our time to glorify the crucified Jesus. Because in many of our churches the tabernacle and the cross have been replaced with other symbols, please help to bring them back into our midst, for we acknowledge they are true signs of salvation.

                As we lovingly recall the wounds that pierced your hands, feet and side, we not only remember the blood you shed in pain, but your smile and the invisible halo of sweet- smelling flowers that surrounded your presence, the perfume of sanctity.

               Padre Pio, the Lord has invited you to join the holy company of Saints. In your kindness, please help me with my special request:..

               Bless me and my loved ones. Make us your spiritual children. In the Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

 

PRAYER OF REPENTANCE

Loving Heavenly Father, I come again to worship You in the wonder of who You are.

I confess my sins to You, Dear Heavenly Father. Wash me clean in my Savior's Precious Blood from all that offends You. I recognize within my person a fleshly nature that can be rebellious in Your sight. I affirm that in my union with Christ in His death I am dead to the rule of the fleshly nature.

I desire the new nature You placed within me to be in charge through the power of my Savior's resurrection. Thank You for having made this new creation in righteousness and true holiness, so I can love You deeply and serve You fully.

May Your Holy Spirit enable me to manifest before You and others the fruit of His full control.

I confess that, as a believer, I show my poor, blind, and naked condition. Thank you that my Lord Jesus Christ has invited me to come and buy that gold refined in His disciplining fires. I want that gold for myself and for Your church. Anoint our eyes with the eye salve that enables us to see things as our Lord Jesus Christ sees them.

I base every request on the merit of our Lord Jesus Christ's finished work.  Amen

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PRAYER FOR MARRIAGE

Loving Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your perfect plan for our marriage. I know that a marriage functioning in Your will is fulfilling and beautiful. I bring our marriage before You that You make it all  You desire it to be.

Please forgive my sins of failure in our marriage. In the Lord Name of Jesus Christ, I tear down all of Satan's strongholds designed to destroy our marriage. In His name, I break all negative relationships between us that have been established by Satan and his wicked spirits. I will accept only the relationships established by You and the Blessed Holy Spirit. I invite the Holy Spirit to enable me to relate to my spouse in a manner that will meet his/her needs.

I submit our conversations to You, that they may please You. I submit our physical relationship to You, that You may bless it. I submit our love to You, that You may cause it to grow and mature.

Open my eyes to see all areas where I am deceived. Open my spouse's eyes to see any of Satan's deceptions upon him/her. Make our union to be the Christ-centered relationship You have designed in Your perfect will. I ask this in Jesus' name with thanksgiving. Amen

 

Forgiveness in the Holy Spirit

 

Forgiveness

In Your Name, Lord Jesus, by the Power of the Holy Spirit, come Yourself into my heart to forgive....... all wrong he/she has done to me, consciously or unconsciously.

Liberation

In Your Name, Lord Jesus, by the Power of the Holy Spirit, for the Glory of God the Father, may he/she be liberated of all debt towards me, without condition and forever.

Blessing

Fill him/her, Lord Jesus, with the Graces of Your Love and Your Blessings.

Self- forgiveness

In Your Name, Lord Jesus, by the Power of the Holy Spirit, for the Glory of God the Father, forgive all my sins and heal me of all trace of sin. I accept myself as I am, with all my faults, all my limits, all my qualities and I love myself now because you, Lord, loved me first and Your Love for me is unending.

Self-liberation

In Your Name, Lord Jesus, by the Power of the Holy Spirit, for the Glory of God the Father, come and liberate me of all fears, worries and anxieties, all hate, all pride, all aggression, all envy, all vengeance and all evil negative influences. Liberate me of the feelings of guilt, insecurity, inferiority and doubt.

Blessing

Lord Jesus, Bless me now and forever.  Shower me with Your Graces of Love, Forgiveness, Joy and Protection. Amen

 

 

Novena to Saint Jude
Start with:
St. Jude, glorious apostle, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the name of the traitor has caused you to be forgotten by many. But the Church honors and invokes you universally as the patron of hopeless cases, and of things despaired of. Pray for me who am so distressed. Make use, I implore you, of that particular privilege accorded you to bring visible and speedy help where help was almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and succor of Heaven in all my necessities, tribulations and sufferings, particularly....(make request) and that I may bless God with you and all the elect throughout eternity. St. Jude, apostle, martyr, and relative of our Lord Jesus Christ, of Mary, and of Joseph, intercede for us! Amen.

DAY ONE
O blessed apostle St. Jude, who labored zealously among the Gentiles in many lands, and performed numerous miracles in needy and despairing cases, we invoke you to take special interest in us and our needs. We feel that you understand us in a particular way. Hear our prayers and our petitions and plead for us in all our necessities especially ... .May we be patient in learning God's holy will and courageous in carrying it out. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY TWO
O blessed apostle Jude, who has been instrumental in gathering us here together this day, grant that we may always serve Jesus Christ as He deserves to be served, giving of our best efforts in living as He wishes us to live. May we dispose our hearts and minds that God will always be inclined to listen to our prayers and petitions, especially those petitions which we entrust to your care and for which we ask you to plead for us.... Grant that we may be enlightened as to what is best for us, in the present and future, not forgetting the blessings we have received in the past. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY THREE
O holy St. Jude. Apostle of Jesus Christ, you who have so faithfully and devotedly helped to spread his Gospel of Light, we who are gathered together today in your honor, ask and petition you to remember us and our needs. Especially do we pray for... May it also please our Lord to lend an ear to your supplications in our behalf. Grant that we may ever pray with fervor and devotion, resigning ourselves humbly to the divine will, seeing God's purpose in all our trials and knowing that He will leave no sincere prayer unanswered in some way. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY FOUR
Saint blessed Jude, you were called to be one of Christ's chosen apostles and labored to bring men to a knowledge and love of God; listen with compassion to those gathered together to honor you and ask your intercession. In this troubled world of ours we have many trials, difficulties, and temptations. Plead for us in the heavenly court, asking that our petitions may be answered, especially the particular one we have in mind at this moment.... May it please God to answer our prayers in the way that He knows best, giving us grace to see his purpose in all things. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY FIVE
O holy St. Jude, apostle and companion of Christ Jesus, you have shown us by example how to lead a life of zeal and devotion. We humbly entreat you today to hear our prayers and petitions. Especially do we ask you to obtain for us the following favor.... Grant that in praying for present and future favors we may not forget the innumerable ones granted in the past but often return to give thanks. Humbly we resign ourselves to God's holy will, knowing that He alone knows what is best for us especially in our present needs and necessities. Amen.
St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY SIX
St. Jude, apostle of Christ and helper in despairing cases, hear the prayers and petitions of those who are gathered together in your honor. In all our needs and desires may we only seek what is pleasing to God and what is best for our salvation. These, our petitions.... we submit to you, asking you to obtain them for us, if they are for the good of our souls. We are resigned to God's holy will in all things, knowing that He win leave no sincere prayer unanswered in some way though it may be in a way unexpected by us. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY SEVEN
O holy apostle Saint Jude, in whose honor we are gathered today, may we never forget that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ chose you to be one of twelve apostles. Because of this and of the martyrdom you suffered for the Faith, we know you are a close friend of Almighty God. Therefore we do not hesitate to petition you in our necessities, especially.... We humbly submit ourselves to the will of God, knowing full well that no sincere prayer is ever left unanswered. May we see God's good and gracious purpose working in all our trials. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY EIGHT
O holy Saint Jude, apostle of Christ, pray that we may ever imitate the Divine Master and live according to his will. May we cooperate with the grace of God and ever remain pleasing in his sight. Especially do we ask you to plead for us and obtain whatsoever is necessary for our salvation. Forget not our special petitions.... May we always be thankful to God for the blessings we have received in the past. Whatsoever we ask for the present or future, we submit to the Divine Will, realizing that God knows best what is good for us. We know He will respond to our prayers and petitions in one way or another. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, mercy!

DAY NINE
O holy Saint Jude, apostle and martyr, grant that we may so dispose our lives that we may always be pleasing to God. In working out our salvation in this life we have many needs and necessities. Today we turn to you, asking you to intercede for us and obtain for us the favors we ask of God. Especially do we petition for... May we not so much seek temporal good but rather what will avail our souls, knowing that it will profit us nothing if we gain the whole world yet suffer the loss of our soul. Therefore, may we incline ourselves toward the divine will, seeing God's good and gracious purpose in all our trials. Amen. St. Jude, pray for us! My Jesus, my mercy!


 

ST. ANTHONY'S PRAYER FOR LOST CHILDREN
 

Lovable St. Anthony, we come to you, with complete childlike confidence, as a favor before God, who heeds your pleas for those in need.
 
Dear St. Anthony, loving protector, defender of the innocent, in trust we place in your arms our children, who often are victims of abuse, neglect, and violence.
 
Pray for their protection. Pray that those innocent victims, who suffer for the sins of others, be returned for our safe-keeping.
 
Pray for our peace of mind, to carry on this special mission, and comfort us in our time of loss.
 
Pray for all of us who have lost faith, hope, and friendship with God; so that we may have new faith, new hope, and new love.
 
Dear St. Anthony, procure for us steadfastness, and determination to make this nation a safer haven for our children.
 
In your kindness and compassion, consider these and all the prayers of your innocent children, and carry them up to heaven above, for the blessings on our troubled, unloved and unwanted.
 
Quiet the fears of our precious children and return peace and security in their hearts.
 

 

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                An Examination of Conscience

 Prayer before Confession

·        Lord, Grant me light to see myself as You see me and the grace to be truly contrite for my sins. O Mary, help me to make a good confession.

 Examination based on the commandments

 Preliminary

1.     Have I ever failed to confess a serious sin or disguised it?

2.     Have I been guilty of irreverence for the Sacrament of Reconciliation

a.     By failing to do an examination of conscience

b.     By failing to do the penance given to me by my confessor

c.      By neglecting to do the Easter Duty of receiving the Sacraments

  of Reconciliation and The Eucharist

     

First Commandment

 

a.     Am I ignorant of my catechism (Act of Contrition, Apostle’s Creed, The Ten Commandments, The Seven Sacraments, the Our Father)?

b.     Do I fail to teach my children of the same?

c.      Have I willingly doubted or denied any of the teachings of the church?

d.     Have I taken part in any non-Catholic worship?

e.     Have I practiced any superstitions (horoscopes, fortune tellers, tarot cards, ouiji boards)?

 

Second Commandment

        

    1. Have I used God’s name in vain by way of profanity?

    2. Have I complained against God?

    3. Have I maligned priests or others consecrated to God?

    4. Have I sworn by God’s Name (oath) falsely or rashly?

    5.  Have I broken any private vow?

 

Third Commandment

 

          1.  Have I missed Mass on Sundays or holy days through my own fault?

          2.  Have I been inattentive during Mass or otherwise failed in reverence for the 
        Most Blessed Sacrament?           

         3.  Have I done any unnecessary servile work (physical labor) or shopping on Sunday?
4.   Have I failed to fast on required days (Good Friday or Ash Wednesday)?

Fourth Commandment

    

      1.   Have I been disrespectful to my parents or neglected them?

      2.   Have I failed in obedience to authority?

      3.   Have I mistreated my spouse or my children?

4.    Regarding my children:

       a.  Have I neglected for their material needs?

       b.  Have I failed to care for their early Baptism or in their proper      religious instruction?

       c.  Have I allowed them to neglect their religious duties?

            d.  Have I tolerated their keeping questionable company or

            inappropriate dating?                                                

      e.   Have I failed to discipline them?

      f.    Have I given them bad example?
      g.   Have I accepted any wrong actions in my home ( unwed couples sleeping together, dirty magazines, violent or pornographic movies )

 

Fifth &Eight Commandments

 

        1.   Have I quarreled with anyone?

        2.   Have I cursed anyone or otherwise wished evil on them?

        3.   Have I taken pleasure in anyone misfortune?

        4.   Is there anyone to whom I refuse to speak to or be reconciled?

        5.   Have I lied about anyone?

        6.   Have I rashly judged anyone of a serious sin?

        7.   Have I engaged in gossip or spread scandal?

        8.   Have I been eager to hear something scandalous about anyone?

   9.   Have I been envious or jealous of anyone?

 

Sixth & Ninth Commandments

 

        1.   Have I denied my spouse his or her marriage rights?

        2.   Have I practiced birth control?

        3.   Have I committed adultery or fornication?

        4.   Have I embraced or touched another impurely?

        5.   Have I sinned with others of the same sex?

6.     Have I committed masturbation or otherwise sinned impurely with      

myself?

        7.   Have I harbored lustful desires for anyone?

         8.   Have I indulged in impure thoughts?

         9.   Have I failed to dress modestly?

        10.  Have I done anything to provoke impure thoughts in others?

        11.  Have I read indecent literature or looked at indecent pictures?

        12.  Have I watched suggestive films or programs?

        13.  Have I permitted my children or anyone in my charge to do the same?

14.  Have I used indecent language or told indecent stories?

15.  Have I willingly listened to such stories?

16.  Have I boasted of such sins?

      17.  Have I sinned against chastity in any other way?

 

Seventh & Tenth Commandments

 

1.     Have I stolen anything?

2.     Have I damaged anyone’s property through my own fault?

3.     Have I cheated or defrauded anyone?

4.     Have I refused or neglected to pay my debts?

5.     Have I neglected my duties or been slothful in my work?

6.     Have I refused or neglected to help anyone in urgent need?

7.     Have I failed to make restitution?

 

 

 

Other sins

 

 

1.     Have I knowingly caused other to sin?

2.     Have I cooperated in the sins of others?

3.     Have I sinned in gluttony?

4.     Have I become intoxicated?

5.     Have I used narcotics?

6.     Have I been motivated by the love of money (avarice)?

7.     Have I indulged in boasting or vainglory?

8.     Have I received Holy Communion or other sacraments in the state of mortal sin?

9.     Is there any other sin I need to confess?

 

 

 

LIFE OFFERING TO THE INTENTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
 
The following messages, prayers, and promises were received by a privileged Hungarian nun, a consoling soul, who in her humility and obedience to her spiritual director wished to remain anonymous while living. (Her name was Sr. Maria Dolores, O.S.M.--Born: Elizabeth Krizsan). She died May 27, 1998 at the age of 96)
 
Mary, Our Heavenly Mother, implores those who receive Holy Communion daily, or at least weekly, to offer their lives for the greater glory of God and the salvation of souls, that the souls of sinners may not be damned but receive, at least at their last hour, the graces of eternal life.
 
The 5 Promises of Our Heavenly Mother to Those Who Offer Their Lives to Her
 
1. Their names will be written in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, inflamed by love.
2. Their life offering, together with the infinite merits of Jesus, can save many souls from damnation. All souls who will live until the end of the world will benefit from their life offering.
3. None of their family members will go to hell, even if it seems otherwise, because they will receive, in the depth of their souls, the grace of sincere contrition before the soul departs from their bodies.
4. On the day they offer their lives, their loved ones suffering in Purgatory will be released.
5. I will be with them at the hour of their death. They will not know Purgatory. I will carry their souls straight to the presence of the Glorious Trinity, where they will live with me in a special place created by God and will rejoice forever.
 
Text of the Life Offering (1955)
 
    My Dear Jesus, before the Holy Trinity Our Heavenly Mother, and the whole Heavenly Court, united with Your Most Precious Blood and Your sacrifice on Calvary, I hereby offer my whole life to the intention of your Sacred Heart and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Together with my life I place at your disposal all Holy Masses, all my Holy Communions, all my good deeds, all my sacrifices, and the sufferings of my entire life for the adoration and supplication of the Holy Trinity, for unity in our Holy Mother Church, for the Holy Father and priests, for good priestly vocations, and for all souls until the end of the world.
 
O my Jesus, please accept my life sacrifice and my offerings and give me your grace that I may persevere obediently until my death...Amen!
 
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This life offering must be made with humble heart, firm resolution, and clear intent. All prayer, good deeds, suffering and work done with pure intention has great merit if it is offered together with the merits, the sufferings and the Blood of Jesus Christ.
 
It is recommended that you make this life offering as soon as you feel ready, and to renew it from time to time.

 


 

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