Welcome to the Our Catholic Prayers Blog, where we take a fresh look at various topics related to Catholic prayers and our wonderful faith! These include prayers, essays, and links to various resources to help us grow in faith, hope, and love for our Lord, especially in these turbulent times! Pages are listed in the links and thumbnails below. There are additional blog pages listed on the Catholic Prayers Blog List linked at the bottom of this page.
The father of all lies has fooled many people into thinking he's cool. Yet the freedom he offers us is in reality a terrible enslavement!
Prayers in Latin can provide us great heavenly grace using "the universal language of the Church".
These prayers pay tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary for all the sufferings she endured with her Divine Son for our salvation.
Have you ever wanted to have some fresh insights on the Assumption of Mary for this special feast day? These selections provide moving food for thought!
August 6th commemorates two events, one of hope from Jesus and another of dread from Hiroshima. In the end we must choose between Christ’s peace or devastating war.
Jean-Marie Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests, and our Lord Jesus Christ both despised shady business practices!
St. Paul once wrote that when he was weak he was strong. Find out how that can help you in these troubled times!
May Christ not have shed His Precious Blood at Calvary in vain for any of us!
As society becomes increasingly chaotic let Our Lord and our faith keep you from becoming unhinged.
These prayers to our Lord’s Sacred Heart are as distinctive as their authors: St. Gertrude the Great, John Henry Cardinal Newman, and Cardinal Merry de Val
With social sin we share sinful activities and often make each other partners in crime and shut God out of our lives!
This Prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is especially fitting to ask for her powerful intercession in these troubled times.
The disciples on the Road to Emmaus were just two of a number of people who saw Christ in His Resurrected body firsthand!
Christ's Resurrection gives us great hope in His victory over death, that His triumph can be ours as well!
When our Lord was dying on the Cross at Calvary, he gave His Beloved Apostle St. John His Blessed Mother Mary, to be his mother and ours as well!
Those who were determined to see Christ put to death in His Passion showed both ignorance and arrogance.
Let Jesus in the Eucharist give you some relief and strength these days as food and fuel become harder and harder to come by.
Exercising your “muscle” of abnegation can help you draw closer to God in holiness.
Jonah's cry to the Ninevites for repentance has resonance for us today in the season of Lent!
In this tumultuous era, this is a great time to follow Jesus’ and St. Paul’s advice to stay alert to Divine promptings and strive always for Holiness.
Does Holiday stress make you think of anything but Jesus? This reflection on a Christmas novena can help you feel and share His love!
During Advent, what better gift can you give Jesus than a loving heart set on doing His will!
This prayer to Christ the King helps us see more clearly who's really in charge in our lives!
St. Michael's famous cry against Lucifer before winning the battle against him is quite timely these days when God has been cast aside by so many of us!
St. Paul wrote of our needing a shield of faith in fighting the Evil One as part of the armor of God. Make your shield of faith a shield of prayer as well!
With all the turbulence, danger, and uncertainty in the world today, we need Christianity for some sanity!
Pain has its own volume. Especially now, let Our Lord help turn yours down!
Your time spent in a Eucharistic Holy Hour with our Lord is more important than you may realize! Read why in this moving article.
We are blessed to have a truly powerful intercessor in St. Anne, Our Blessed Mother's mother and Jesus' grandmother!
Prayers of Reparation to the Precious Blood of Jesus are a great way to honor His sacrifice for us in His Passion
Let our Lord help you cope with the confusion and evil all around us these days!
Let Jesus Himself tell you that He’s not just a symbol in Communion at Mass and in Eucharistic Adoration!
Our Lord is on fire with love! Look at any image of His Sacred Heart for proof. He’s inviting you to love Him as He loves you!
Our Blessed Mother did many wonderful things not recorded in the Gospels out of deference and love for her Divine Son!
Jesus response to Peter's question about his fellow Apostle John, "Lord, what about this man?" applies to us as well!
Our Lord was able to turn St. Thomas’ doubts into a moving affirmation of His Resurrection
Christ's Resurrection was no cleverly devised myth! And His conquering death can inspire us in our journey towards Eternal Life!
The Good Friday liturgies give us a glimpse of Easter Sunday, that tragedy will be followed by triumph!
Jesus shared a foreboding vision of cruelty beyond Calvary while on the Via Dolorosa
In the Agony in the Garden, Jesus suffered from so much ingratitude over His saving sacrifice for us.
With empty shelves in stores reflecting much other emptiness, now is a good time to fill our souls with prayer and God’s grace!
Christ fended off three temptations from Satan to inspire us to achieve Holiness. This can give us great hope in our Lenten journey!
Are you thinking of New Year’s resolutions these days? Make one of them letting God enhance your Spiritual life!
This moving mystical account of the Magi’s Adoration of the Christ Child will deepen your understanding of Epiphany.
In 1914 some soldiers put World War I on hold for Christmas. Let Jesus help you declare a ceasefire from fear and sin in your heart on this special day.
In Advent, Christmas, and beyond we can look to Jesus in the manger for strength from God humbling Himself for our Eternal Life
Are you full of fear and doubts these days? You’re not alone! Let Jesus help you have more faith in Him to see you through these difficult times!
November is an especially good time to pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory as they undergo both great suffering and joy in being cleansed for heaven.
Are you feeling somewhat shaky these days? Let Jesus help you find, and hold, your ground in these turbulent times!