There have been chapters in my story of faith when my time in prayer is like pulling teeth –that is, God pulling my teeth. Sometimes, I fool myself into thinking I have nothing to talk to God about. I have nothing to pray for or nobody to intercede for. Recently, I fell into one of […]Read More
Prayer for the Stewardship of Treasure
Lord God, You alone are the source of every good gift, of the vast array of the universe, and the mystery of each human life. We praise You and we thank You for your great power and Your tender, faithful love. Everything we are given and everything we have is Your gift, and after having […]Read More
Did you lose something?
It happens to the best of us. That important thing you need right now… well, you can’t find it. You’ve looked everywhere. You looked where you normally keep it, you looked where you last saw it, and you’ve even re-traced your steps. It’s time to pray to Saint Anthony of Padua! Many faithful believe that […]Read More
St. Michael the Archangel, Defend us in the Battle
St. Michael the Archangel is well-known as the leader of angels who cast Satan and fallen angels into hell. In the Catholic tradition, St. Michael has four duties: To combat evil To assist the faithful during the hour of death To protect the Church and all Christians To lead the souls of the faithful departed […]Read More