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Basic Prayers


Morning Offering

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

I offer You my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day

for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart,

in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world,

in reparation for my sins,

for the intentions of all my relatives and friends,

for the intentions of the Holy Father,

and in particular, for ______________. Amen.


Prayer for Protection St. Augustine

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give Your Angels and Saints charge over those who sleep.
Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones.
Bless Your dying ones.
Soothe Your suffering ones.
Pity Your afflicted ones.
Shield Your joyous ones.
And all for Your love's sake. Amen.


Sucipe St. Ignatius Loyola

Take, O Lord, and receive my entire liberty,

my memory, my understanding and my whole will. All that I am and all that I possess,

Thou hast given me: I surrender it all to Thee

to be disposed of according to Thy will.

Give me only Thy love and Thy grace;

with these I will be rich enough

and will desire nothing more. Amen.



Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary,

that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection,

implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left unaided.

Inspired with this confidence, I fly to thee,

O Virgin of virgins, my Mother;

to thee do I come; before thee I kneel, sinful and sorrowful.

O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions,

but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen.


Grace before Meals

Bless us, O Lord and these Your gifts

which we are about to receive from Your bounty.

Through Christ our Lord. Amen.


Angelus at 6 AM, Noon, and 6 PM

The Angel of the Lord declared unto 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 death. Amen

Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
Be it done unto me according to thy word.
 Hail Mary, etc.

And the Word was made Flesh.
And dwelt among us.
 Hail Mary, etc.
Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray:
Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection. Through the same Christ Our Lord. Amen.




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