Novena for the Reunion of Christendom

Perpetual Novena to the Holy Ghost for the Reunion of Christendom

For this Novena, the chief object of which is to promote the reunion of those who have fallen away from the Catholic Church (the Church of the Apostles) either by heresy or by schism, any approved form of prayer may be used — e.g., ”The Chaplet of ‘he Holy Ghost“; the hymn ”Veni, Creator Spiritus” (the Sequence used in the Tridentine Mass at Pentecost); or the “Our Father” — the ”Hail Mary” —’the “Glory be” — seven times. In apostolic letter Provida Matris Caritate Pope Leo XIII calls for a sacred novena prayers between the feasts of the Ascension and[…]

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Exsúrge, Dómine - Arise, O Lord

Exsúrge, Dómine – Arise, O God, Judge Thy Own Cause

“Arise, O Lord, and judge your own cause. Remember your reproaches to those who are filled with foolishness all through the day. Listen to our prayers, for foxes have arisen seeking to destroy the vineyard whose winepress you alone have trod.” ~ Pope Leo X The Israelites cried “Arise, O Lord” in confident expectation of victories over all their enemies through God’s intervention. Therefore, no matter how perilous the circumstances may be, and no matter how powerful the enemies of the Mystical Body of Christ are (which is the Church), the Lord will arise for the sake of Christendom if[…]

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Procession for Corpus Christi

Feast of Corpus Christi, History and Traditional Liturgy

The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for “Body of Christ”) is a Catholic liturgical solemnity celebrating the real presence of the body and blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, in the elements of the Eucharist—known as transubstantiation. The feast of Corpus Christi was established to create a feast focused solely on the Holy Eucharist emphasizing the joy of the Eucharist being the body and blood of Jesus Christ. By tradition, Catholics hear Mass then go in procession through the streets of their parish church’s neighborhood, all whilst praying and singing. The Eucharist, known as the Blessed Sacrament, is[…]

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

An Act of Consecration of the Family to the Sacred Heart

An Act of Consecration to the Sacred Heart from the RaccoltaWritten by St. Margaret Mary Alacoquei. 300 Days, once a day. ii. Plenary, once a month. I, II, III, IV. (See Instructions.) 157 Leo XIII, January 13, 1898 ; Pius X, May 30, 1908. I N.N., give myself and consecrate to the Sacred Heart of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, my person and my life, my actions, pains and sufferings, so that I may be unwilling to make use of any part of my being, save to honor, love and glorify the Sacred Heart. This is my unchanging purpose, namely, to be[…]

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The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ – May 26, 2022

According to the Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar, the Ascension Day is celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter. Every parish priest celebrates Mass for the people of his parish. Pentecost Sunday is not far behind. Coming 50 days after Easter, and ten days after the Ascension of Our Lord, Pentecost marks the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. Pray NOVENA to the HOLY GHOST – (nine days before the feast of Pentecost). On The Ascension of Our Lord by the very Rev. Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes Consider first, that our Lord, after having employed forty[…]

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Greater Litanies and Rogation Days

Restore the Greater Litanies and Rogation Days in Your Parish, Farming and Agriculture

“On the twenty-fifth day of the month there is at Rome and in all the churches of God a festival that is call Litania maior, that is, the day of great prayers. On this day all godly folks whilst humbly visiting relics shall pray to God that during the year He may give them peaceful times and fair weather and sufficient crops and health of their bodies. This day the Greeks call exomologesis, that means the day of repentance and penance.” ~ Old English Martyrology. Traditionally, on these days, the pastor and his flock to go in procession through the[…]

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Holy Trinity

Feast of the Holy Trinity

This festival is celebrated on the Sunday after Pentecost, because as soon as the apostles were instructed and consoled by the Holy Ghost, they began to preach openly that which Christ had taught them. That we may openly profess our faith in the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, which is the first of Christian truths, the foundation of the Christian religion, and the most sublime of all mysteries; and that we may render thanks, to the Father for having created us, to the Son for having redeemed us, and to the Holy Ghost for having sanctified us. Why do we[…]

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SEVEN GIFTS of the HOLY GHOST

Novena Prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Ghost 🕊

The Ascension of Our Lord – NOVENA to the HOLY GHOST Start Novena on Friday, nine days before the feast of Pentecost  FOREWORD The novena in honor of the Holy Ghost is the oldest of all novenas since it was first made at the direction of Our Lord Himself when He sent His apostles back to Jerusalem to await the coming of the Holy Ghost on the first Pentecost. It is still the only novena officially prescribed by the Church. Addressed to the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity, it is a powerful plea for the light and strength and[…]

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Indulgenced Chaplet of the Sacred Heart

The devotion to the Sacred Heart (also known as the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacratissimum Cor Iesu in Latin) is one of the most popular devotions. The Chaplet of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is composed of some of the Church’s most beloved short indulgenced prayers and ejaculations, simple and beautiful expressions of love. Pope Pius VII, according to a Rescript of 20th March, 1815, granted 300 days’ indulgence to all who with a devout and contrite heart say the following chaplet, every time they say it; and once a month, a plenary indulgence to those who have said[…]

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Our Lady of Ransom

Petition to Our Lady of Ransom

Today, in our world, there are Christians being held captive, and they need ransoming. In fact, the whole world is now in a state of captivity, requiring supernatural deliverance and rescue through ransom payment. We all need to be ransomed. September 24 – The Feast of Our Lady of Ransom (Nuestra Señora de la Merced) is a Roman Catholic liturgical Marian feast. This feast was extended to the whole Church in thanksgiving to the Blessed Virgin, for having in the thirteenth century inspired St. Peter Nolasco and St. Raymond of Pennafort to found a religious order for the release of Christians[…]

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for Public Use

In 1899, Pope Leo XIII consecrated the world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Since then, his successors have exhorted the faithful to turn to the Sacred Heart and make acts of personal consecration. They have also begged the faithful to offer prayers and penances to the Sacred Heart in reparation for the many sins of the world. On April 2nd, 1899 Pope Leo XIII approved the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for public use. This litany is actually a synthesis of several other litanies dating back to the 17th century.  The Litany makes a total of 33 invocations,[…]

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Come to Mass

Come to Mass! Come, Children, Come to the Traditional Latin Mass!

“Come to Mass! Come, children, come to Mass, and bring your merry hearts with you. Come, you that are young and pray, and rejoice before the Lord. Come, you that are old and weary, and tell your loneliness to God. Come, you that are sorely tempted, and ask the help of heaven. Come, you that have sinned, and weep between the porch and the altar. Come, you that are bereaved, and pour out here your tears. Come, you that are sick, or anxious, or unhappy, and complain to god. Come, you that are prosperous and successful, and give thanks. Christ[…]

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