Common Catholic Prayers
We beseech God to give us daily bread, to forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and to lead us not into temptation, but to deliver us from evil; for God’s kingdom to come, to dwell peacefully on earth as it does in heaven.
The Lord is with you, Mary, full of grace. 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.
Glory to God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, as it is now, and as it ever shall be, says Jesus of Nazareth, our Lord and Saviour.
The Apostle’s Creed
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, the Creator of Heaven and Earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord. I also believe in the Holy Spirit, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the bodily resurrection, and eternal life.
Hail Holy Queen
We cry to thee, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping; and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Lord, make me holy, be my salvation; let me drink your wine, Water flowing from Christ’s side; Lord Jesus, hear my prayer; hide me within your wounds; keep me close to you; defend me from the evil one.
We fly to thee, O Virgin of Virgins, my Mother; we come to thee, we stand before thee, sinful and sorrowful; O Mother of the Word Incarnate, do not scorn our petitions, but hear and answer them in thy mercy.
We beseech Thee, O Lord, to pour forth Thy grace into our hearts, that we, to whom the Incarnation of Christ, Thy Son, was made known by a message from an Angel, may be brought to the glory of His Resurrection through the same Christ our Lord.
Saint Michael Prayer
In the name of Saint Michael, the Archangel, protect us from the devil’s wickedness and snares; may God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do thou cast Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl the world into hell.
Act of Contrition
I am deeply sorry for offending thee, and I despise all of my sins because of Thy just punishment, but especially because I have offended Thee; I firmly resolve, with Thy grace, to sin no more, and to avoid any near-opportunity for sin.
Miraculous Medal Prayer
Pray for us who have recourse to thee, and for those who do not, especially enemies of the Church and those who are recommended to thee, O Mary, conceived without sin.
I adore Your holy and unfathomable plans, and I submit to them wholeheartedly for the love of You, the Pope, and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, writes Pope Francis, and I only know that nothing will happen that You have not foreseen.
Guardian Angel Prayer
I beseech you to be at my side, ever this day (or night), to light and guard, to rule and guide, in the name of Jesus Christ, who was crucified on the day of his birth and who has now risen from the dead.
Grace After Meals
We give Thee thanks for all Thy blessings, O Almighty God, who livest and reignest without end, says the Lord; may the faithful departed’s souls rest in peace, and their bodies rest in eternal life, through God’s mercy.
Who wrote the Hail Mary prayer?
The closing petition became popular in the 14th or 15th centuries, and was formalized in Pope Pius V’s reformed breviary in 1568. Of the many musical settings of the prayer, Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria is perhaps the most well-known.
What is the final prayer of the rosary?
Say the Hail Holy Queen at the end of your Rosary: Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope; to thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning
How do you ask Mary for intercession?
V. O Mary, mystic rose, whose lovable heart, burning with the living fire of love, adopted us as thy children at the foot of the Cross, thus becoming our most tender Mother, grant me the sweetness of thy motherly heart and the power of thy intercession with Jesus in all the dangers that beset me during this time.
What is the most powerful Catholic prayer?
The Holy Rosary is one of the most beautiful, powerful, and sacred prayers in the Roman Catholic faith, and it is a devotion to God through a devotion to Mary.
Why do we say 10 Hail Marys in the rosary?
A: The ten Hail Marys are part of the rosary’s evolution. It was customary in the Middle Ages for monks to recite the Psalter, which consists of 150 Old Testament psalms. Over time, fifteen mysteries (events in Jesus’ life) were retained and combined with the Hail Marys for each mystery.
Why do Catholic pray to Mary?
Catholics do not pray to Mary as if she were God; rather, prayer to Mary is a remembrance of the great mysteries of our faith (in the rosary, the Incarnation and Redemption through Christ), praise to God for the wonderful things he has done in and through one of his creatures (Hail Mary), and intercession (second half of the Hail Mary).
What is the O My Jesus prayer?
Forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, and lead all souls to heaven, especially those who are most in need of Thy mercy, O my Jesus.
How often should I pray the rosary?
If you’re like us, you’ve heard for years how important it is to pray the rosary every day, making it a part of your regular prayer life; in fact, anyone who considers themselves a serious Catholic prays the rosary every day.
What is the first mystery of the rosary?
The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary, and when he arrived, he said, “Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you.”
What is the most beautiful prayer dedicated to Mary?
Help me in my need, fruitful vine, heavenly splendor, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin; O Star of the Sea, help me herein and show me that you are my Mother; none can withstand thy power.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
Why do we pray the 3 o’clock prayer?
The Passion of Jesus teaches us what true mercy is, which is why the Holy Hour at 3 o’clock is so important, because it is only through meditation on Jesus’ Passion that we will begin to understand how incomprehensible and infinite His mercy is, as well as believe that He has forgiven us, in our own way.
What is the Catholic prayer to the Holy Spirit?
Fill the hearts of Thy faithful, Holy Spirit, and enkindle in them the fire of Thy love; send forth Thy Spirit, and they shall be created; and Thou shalt renew the face of the earth.