Category Archives: prayer

Post Your Prayer Requests Here

If you have a prayer request, please post it here in the comments. (comments are moderated, so it may be a while before the request appears) RLCJ

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Father Z.’s Prayer for a Miracle to End the Pandemic

Here is a link to the full prayer, “Posted on 6 April 2020 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf “ I have to be very cautious in criticizing any sincere prayer, as God is pleased by all sincere prayer, even those that … Continue reading

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a Rosa Mystica prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Rosa Mystical prayer to Mary is a powerful prayer. Pray it. Ask for what you will. See for yourself that this prayer pleases God. (See also the Prayer of Praise to St. Joseph) Rosa Mystica Prayer Blessed Virgin Mary, … Continue reading

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Commentary on the St. Joseph Prayer part 5

The prayer in full is found here. “Like the Blessed Virgin Mary, you have never offended God by any sin, but like us fallen sinners here below, you bore the wounds of concupiscence.” Joseph is like Jesus, and also like … Continue reading

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Commentary on the St. Joseph Prayer part 4

The prayer in full is found here. “and you are without flaw before the throne of God.” Saint Joseph does not have the same degree of perfection as Mary. She was conceived without original sin, and he was conceived with … Continue reading

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Novena to Jesus, Mary, Joseph

Please consider praying with me a Novena, from Ascension Thursday (today) to Pentecost Sunday (May 31st). That is a 10-day period, so you could start today or tomorrow, and complete the novena on Saturday or Sunday (May 30 or 31). … Continue reading

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Commentary on the St. Joseph Prayer

The Prayer of Praise to Saint Joseph is found in full here. Below is the first part of my commentary on this prayer, which I wrote earlier this year. This prayer is a powerful spiritual remedy in a time of … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Praise to Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph, virgin spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, loving father to the Christ-child, head of the most holy Family, patron of the universal Church: you are among the closest imitators of your divinely conceived Son, Jesus.* For like John … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Praise to Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph, virgin spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, loving father to the Christ-child, head of the most holy Family, patron of the universal Church: you are among the closest imitators of your divinely-conceived Son, Jesus. * For like John … Continue reading

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Join me in Praying the Rosa Mystica devotion – Dec. 1-12

Join me in praying the Rosa Mystica devotion on: Dec 1 – 12 The Blessed Virgin Mary: * “it is my wish to be appealed to and venerated as Rosa Mystica.” * “I wish the 13th of each month to … Continue reading

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The Rosa Mystica devotion

The full explanation of the Rosa Mystica devotion is on this website. See also The Divine Mercy Novena here The devotion does not seem to specify exactly which prayers are said, so below is my suggestion. You can substitute whatever … Continue reading

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Why Does God Permit Natural Disasters?

We are fallen sinners, so it is fitting for us to live in a fallen world, where harmful things happen. For sin causes harm. And while natural disasters are not directly the result of sin, God permits this type of … Continue reading

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