The Angelus

The Angel of the Lord declared to Mary: And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.  Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our

The Gayatri Mantra

Aum Bhur Bhuvah Swah, Tat Savitur Varenyam Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi, Dhiyo Yo Nah Prachodayat Oh God, the Protector, the basis of all life, Who is self-existent, Who is free from all pains and Whose contact frees the soul from all troubles, Who pervades the Universe and sustains all, the Creator and Energizer of the whole

Prayer for those who died a violent death

Loving God, Gather to your heart the victims of violence and hate. In the wake of unexplainable suffering, walk with us. Comfort those who lost loved ones unexpectedly and needlessly. Renew their hearts with your grace. Wash them with your tears. Breathe your life into their spirits. Guide us through our fears and anxious moments.

Salve Regina

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, hail, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, the children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this land of exile. Turn, then, most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us; lead us home at last and show

To Thank You, Lord, For Hearing All My Prayers

“To Thank You, Lord, For Hearing All My Prayers” I thank you, Lord, for hearing all my prayers, For taking time to listen to my pleas, For taking action, when you thought it best, And for withholding, when the time was wrong. As shepherd to his sheep You are to me, And I am happy

To Work Around The Handicaps You Have

Unless you are a perfect work of art, You have some sort of handicaps in life, Some limitations that may hold you back, Unless they can be worked around, somehow. Some handicaps are obvious and clear, Like blindness, deafness, or a missing limb. But most are far more subtle in effect, Like ugliness, or grossly

For The Unborn

“For Those Who Have New Life Within The Womb” To you who have new life within the womb: Congratulations on your holy gift, And may you soon be fruitful for the Lord, In motherhood, for which, you were designed! * * * I pray the Lord will bless you and your child, And let your

Forgiveness

By Ernest Holmes I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions … For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. Whatever the mistakes of yesterday may have been today is a new creation. Turning from the errors of the past

Pir – Inspirer of my mind

Inspirer of my mind, consoler of my heart, healer of my spirit, Thy presence lifteth me from earth to heaven, Thy words flow as the sacred river, Thy thought riseth as a divine spring, Thy tender feelings waken sympathy in my heart. Beloved Teacher, Thy very being is forgiveness. The clouds of doubt and fear