Devotions

Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you…

The Power of an Ejaculatory Prayer

A few days before the feast of Mary Help of Christians, St. John Bosco invited his students to profit from the power and affection with which the Blessed Virgin Mary helps each one of her children. Below are the touching words that the Saint spoke, as found in his biographical memoirs.

Prayer to Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Mother of Perpetual Help, you have been blessed and favored by God. You became not only the Mother of the Redeemer but the Mother of the redeemed.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel and her Brown Scapular

Saint Simon Stock pleaded to Our Lady for help in solving a problem of the Carmelite Order, while he was praying, the Virgin appeared, bringing the Scapular in her hands.

Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

(Wednesdays and Sundays) In case you do not go to pray another Rosary on the same day, you should end with the following: Hail Holy Queen Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, […]

Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

(Tuesdays and Fridays) In case you do not go to pray another Rosary on the same day, you should end with the following: Hail Holy Queen Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, […]

Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

(Thursdays) In case you do not go to pray another Rosary on the same day, you should end with the following: Hail Holy Queen Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to you we send up our sighs, mourning and […]

Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Novena to Mary Help of Christians

“To the Virgin Most Holy whom we desire to honor with the title of ‘Help of Christians’; the times we are in are so sad that we truly need the Most Holy Virgin to help us in preserving and defending the Christian Faith as in Lepanto, as in Vienna, as in Savona and Rome…. and […]

Novena to Saint Joseph