• Act of Confidence: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 28, 2022 at 12:00 am

    My soul, dilate thy heart; thy Jesus can give thee every good gift; He loves thee ardently. Hope, then, for great favours from this Lord, Who, through an impulse of love, comes to thee all love. Yes, my Jesus, my hope, I trust in Thy goodness, that in giving Thyself to me this morning, Thou wilt kindle in my poor soul the flames of Thy pure love, and of an ardent desire to please Thee, that, from this day forward, I may wish only what Thou wishest. Amen.

  • Evening Prayer to God the Father: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 am

    O eternal God and Ruler of all creation, You have allowed me to reach this hour. Forgive the sins I have committed this day by word, deed or thought. Purify me, O Lord, from every spiritual and physical stain. Grant that I may rise from this sleep to glorify You by my deeds throughout my entire lifetime, and that I be victorious over every spiritual and physical enemy. Deliver me, O Lord, from all vain thoughts and from evil desires, for yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, ...

  • Rite of Exorcism: Prayer of the Day for Monday, September 26, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 26, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The priest delegated by the Ordinary to perform this office should first go to confession or at least elicit an act of contrition, and, if convenient, offer the holy Sacrifice of the Mass, and implore God's help in other fervent prayers. He vests in surplice and purple stole. Having before him the person possessed (who should be bound if there is any danger), he traces the sign of the cross over him, over himself, and the bystanders, and then sprinkles all of them with holy water. After this he ...

  • The Prayer Thank You God!: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, September 25, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Dear Loving and Compassionate God, Giver of all gifts, we pray especially today for the mercy and love You give us. Open our hearts and minds to You. Give us the grace to accept your mercy. As we live each day, we pray for those less fortunate, especially those who are hurting, and whose wounds need to be healed. Help us become involved in ways that show them how deeply we care. Give us the personal courage to listen to their concerns and help them find the ...

  • Haiku Prayer 10: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, September 24, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 am

    "Haiku" prayers, in Japanese poetical form, have their origin in the fourteenth century. They consist of 17 syllables arranged in three lines (5-7-5). This provides a simple format for composing personal and family prayers. The following haiku prayer is a Canadian example. You are encouraged to develop your own. Blessed mother, pray to Jesus for all the world, pray to Him for us.

  • Prayer for Women with Breast Cancer: Prayer of the Day for Friday, September 23, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 23, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Father, for the strength you have given me I thank you. For the health you have blessed me with, I thank you. For the women who are going through breast cancer and their families I ask you to strengthen and to heal as you see fit. Lord we know you want us to be in good health and to prosper. Lord use us to do the work you have for us to do. For we know time is getting short on this earth. Lord be with every woman who is sick and encourage them as only you can. I know ...

  • Prayer to Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, September 22, 2022
    by Catholic Online on September 22, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Mother of Perpetual Help, today we face so many difficulties. Your picture tells us so much about you. It reminds us to reach out and help those in need. Help us understand that our lives belong to others as much as they belong to us. Mary, Model of Christian love, we know we cannot heal every ill or solve every problem. But with God's grace, we intend to do what we can. May we be true witnesses to the world that love for one another really matters. May our daily actions proclaim how fully ...