Prayers to God

Return of the Prodigal Son, Harmensz van Rijn Rembrandt (1668)

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  • Sign of the Cross

    In the name of the Father (touch your forehead) And of the Son (touch the center of your chest) And of the Holy (touch your left shoulder) Spirit (touch your right shoulder) + Amen + It is called the Sign of the Cross because we sign ourselves with a cross when we say the prayer.1… Continue reading Sign of the Cross

  • Our Father

    Our Father Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.… Continue reading Our Father

  • Glory Be

    Glory be to the FatherAnd to the SonAnd to the Holy Spirit, As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall it be, world without end. + Amen +

  • Apostles’ Creed

    I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son Our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into Hell; the third day He rose again from the… Continue reading Apostles’ Creed

  • Nicene Creed

    I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the… Continue reading Nicene Creed

  • Act of Faith

    O my God, I firmly believe that you are one God in three divine Persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I believe that your divine Son became man and died for our sins, and that he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the holy… Continue reading Act of Faith

  • Act of Hope

    O my God, Relying on your infinite mercy and promises, I hope to obtain pardon of my sins, the help of your grace, and life everlasting, through the merits of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Redeemer. + Amen +

  • Act of Contrition

    O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended You because of Your just punishments, the loss of Heaven and the pains of Hell, but most of all because they offend You, who are all good, and worthy of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to confess my… Continue reading Act of Contrition

  • Act of Love

    O my God, I love you above all things with my whole heart and soul, because you are all good and worthy of all my love. I love my neighbor as myself for the love of you. I forgive all who have injured me and I ask pardon of those whom I have injured. +… Continue reading Act of Love

  • Act of Spiritual Communion

    My Jesus,  I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul.  Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally,  come at least spiritually into my heart.  I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly… Continue reading Act of Spiritual Communion

  • Come Holy Spirit

    Come O Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. + Amen +

  • Prayer to the Holy Spirit

    O Holy Spirit, O Holy Spirit, Beloved of my soul! I adore You! Enlighten me, guide me, sentence me, console me; tell me what I should do, give me Your orders; I promise to submit myself to all that You desire of me; I accept all that You permit to happen to me. Let me… Continue reading Prayer to the Holy Spirit

  • O My Beloved Father

    O My Beloved Father, You are my Maker and my Father as well. And you think of me and are concerned with me. You surround me with intimate affection in my sorrows and my dejection. My beloved Father, You love me and I love You. + Amen + Inspired by the message of the revelation… Continue reading O My Beloved Father