PRAYER OF SAINT ALPHONSUS (Before Going To Sleep)

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 Jesus Christ, my God, I adore Thee and I thank Thee for the many favours Thou hast bestowed on me this day. I offer Thee my sleep and all the moments of this night, and I pray Thee to preserve me from sin. Therefore, I place myself in Thy most sacred side, and under the mantle of our Blessed Lady, my Mother. May the holy Angels assist me and ...
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POPE JOHN PAUL II’S PRAYER TO OUR LADY OF LOURDES

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Hail Mary, poor and humble Woman, Blessed by the Most High! Virgin of hope, dawn of a new era, We join in your song of praise, to celebrate the Lord's mercy, to proclaim the coming of the Kingdom and the full liberation of humanity. Hail Mary, lowly handmaid of the Lord, Glorious Mother of Christ! Faithful Virgin, holy dwelling-place of the Word, T...
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PRAYER TO SAINT JOSEPH FOR SUCCESS IN WORK (by Pope Saint Pius X)

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  Glorious St. Joseph, model of all those who are devoted to labour, obtain for me the grace to work conscientiously, putting the call of duty above my many sins; to work with thankfulness and joy, considering it an honour to employ and develop, by means of labour, the gifts received from God; to work with order, peace, prudence and patience, ...
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ACT OF CONSECRATION TO THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD

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  Blood of Jesus, inebriate me! O Jesus, my Beloved Saviour, ever present in the Tabernacle, to be the strength, the joy and the food of souls, I come to consecrate myself to Thy Precious Blood, and to pledge Thee my sincere love and fidelity. Pierced with sorrow at the remembrance of Thy sufferings, the contemplation of the Cross, and the tho...
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PRAYER TO SAINT ANTHONY PADUA (FOR THE SICK)

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  Dear St. Anthony, because you experienced disappointments and sickness in your brief life here, I salute you the more respectfully. Your own life assures me that you understand my need. There is nothing so humiliating as sickness. It forces us to depend on others, leaves undone our daily tasks, upsets our self-assurance and composure, and ma...
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A PRAYER OF ATONEMENT FOR NEGLECTING TO HONOR MARY

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  Lord, forgive all reviling of Mary's name! We beseech Thee, hear us! Lord, forgive all contempt of her Immaculate Conception! We beseech Thee, hear us! Lord, forgive all coldness in the honoring of Mary! We beseech Thee, hear us! Lord, forgive all contempt of Mary's pictures! We beseech Thee, hear us! Lord, forgive all neglect of the Holy Ro...
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A STUDENT PRAYER TO SAINT ANTHONY

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​ O blessed Saint Anthony, I place my studies under your powerful protection. Through your intercession, may the Holy Spirit fill me with light, strength, intelligence and humility. I implore the creator of all things to grant me the ability to grasp things correctly, and the talent of exact in my explanations. Amen.
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ACCLAMATIONS IN PRAISE OF MARY (By Saint Alphonsus Liguori.)

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O most sacred Virgin Mary, O Queen of Angels, how beautiful, accomplished, and perfect, has Heaven made thee! O that I could appear to God as thou appearest to me. Thou art so beautiful and gracious that with thy beauty thou ravishest hearts. When thou art seen, everything appears deformed, all beauty is eclipsed, every grace is lost sight of; as t...
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NOVENA PRAYER TO THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION 2

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  [To be said for 9 consecutive days.] O Mary Immaculate, lily of purity, I salute you, because from the very first instant of your conception you were filled with grace. I thank and adore the Most Holy Trinity for having imparted to you favors so sublime. O Mary, full of grace, help me to share, even though just a little, in the fullness of g...
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A NOVENA IN HONOUR OF THE NAME OF JESUS

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O merciful Jesus! Who didst in Thine early infancy commence Thine office of Saviour, by shedding Thy precious Blood, and assuming for us that Name which is above all names; we thank Thee for such early proofs of Thine infinite love; we venerate Thy sacred Name, in union with the profound respect of the Angel who first announced it to the earth, and...
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THE DIVINE PRAISES

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Blessed be God. Blessed be His Holy Name. Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true man. Blessed be the Name of Jesus. Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart. Blessed be His Most Precious Blood. Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Blessed be the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete. Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary most holy. Blessed...
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ACT OF CONSECRATION TO OUR LADY OF THE MIRACULOUS MEDAL

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O Virgin Mother of God, Mary Immaculate, we dedicate and consecrate ourselves to you under the title of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. May this Medal be for each one of us a sure sign of your affection for us and a constant reminder of our duties towards you. Ever while wearing it, may we be blessed by your loving protection and preserved in the...
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PRAYER TO SAINT ALBERT THE GREAT

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  God, You made St. Albert great by enabling him to combine human wisdom and Divine Faith. Help us so to adhere to his teaching that we may progress in the sciences and at the same time come to a deeper understanding and love of you. Amen.
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A NIGHT PRAYER TO OUR BLESSED MOTHER

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​ Night is falling dear Mother, long day is o'er; Before thy image I am kneeling once more To thank thee for keeping me safe this day, To ask thee this night to keep evil away. Many times have I fallen Mother dear; Many graces neglected since last I knelt here; Wilt thou not in pity, my own Mother Mild, Ask Jesus to pardon the sins of thy child? I ...
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PRAYER OF REFUGE (By St. Alphonsus Liguori.)

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Behold, O Mother of my God, my only hope, Mary, behold at thy feet a miserable sinner, who asks thee for mercy. Thou art proclaimed and called by the whole Church, and by all the faithful, the refuge of sinners. Thou art consequently my refuge; thou hast to save me. I will say with William of Paris: Thou knowest, most sweet Mother of God, how much ...
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ACTS OF REPARATION TO THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS

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Jesus, Son of God and our Saviour, have mercy on all who wound your Sacred Heart by sin, unfaithfulness and neglect. O loving Heart of Jesus, broken by our ingratitude, pierced by our sins, yet loving us still, accept in reparation the suffering I now make to you of all that I am and all that I have. Draw me ever nearer to your Sacred Heart: there ...
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A PRAYER FOR HEAVENLY TREASURES

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King Jesus, rich in Heavenly treasures, You Who chose to embrace earthly poverty, Now look at Your eternal glory! Riches are indeed the root of all evil, Poverty being the road to eternal life. Teach me to embrace a life of poverty, To endure with the bare necessities. If an over-abundance arrives my way, Send Your needy children to gather it. Enri...
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CONSECRATION PRAYER TO SAINT RAPHAEL

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Holy Archangel Raphael, standing so close to the throne of God and offering Him our prayers, I venerate you as God's special Friend and Messenger. I choose you as my Patron and wish to love and obey you as young Tobias did. I consecrate to you my body and soul, all my work, and my whole life. I want you to be my Guide and Counsellor in all the dang...
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A PRAYER FOR WHEN FEELING LOW

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  Loving Lord Jesus, whose hands are underneath our lowest feelings to support us as we rest in you. Hold me in this dark place and sustain my life with your hope. Let the light of your love warm my heart, and your Holy Spirit, the comforter, be with me to lift me up. Amen.
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A PRAYER FOR THE POOR

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Who is Jesus to me? Jesus is the Word made Flesh. Jesus is the Bread of Life. Jesus is the Victim offered for our sins on the Cross. Jesus is the Sacrifice at Holy Mass for the sins of the world and mine. Jesus is the Word – to be spoken. Jesus is the Truth – to be told. Jesus is the Way – to be walked. Jesus is the Light – to be lit. Jesus is the ...
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