NOVEMBER IS A SPECIAL TIME TO PRAY
FOR THE HOLY SOULS IN PURGATORY
THEY ARE GRATEFUL FOR OUR PRAYERS!

The Our Catholic Prayers Blog

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.

A Prayer to Christ the King: For Our True Peace and Happiness

This prayer to Christ the King helps us see more clearly who's really in charge in our lives!

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It's Not You It's Me: Praying to Have Faith in Our Lord

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!

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Some Thoughts on Purgatory

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.

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A House Built On Solid Rock: For A Firm Catholic Foundation

Are you feeling somewhat shaky these days? Let Jesus help you find, and hold, your ground in these turbulent times!

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Who Is Like Unto God: Technocracy Versus the Trinity

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!

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The Saint Michael Prayer: When We Need the Armor of God

Are you surrounded by negativity? Struggling with temptations? Fight back with the Saint Michael prayer! We need it as much today as when Pope Leo XIII wrote it after a horrifying vision in 1884.

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Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother: to Honor and Console Our Lady

These prayers in this devotion pay tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary for all the sufferings she endured with her Divine Son for our salvation.

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A Rosary Meditation on the Coronation and Queenship of Mary

Ven. Mary of Agreda's private revelations provide moving insights for meditation on the Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven!

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A Rosary Meditation on the Assumption of Mary

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!

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Jean Marie Vianney on Prayer

We can see the great holiness of St. Jean Marie Vianney, also known as the Cure of Ars, from these excerpts from a couple of his sermons on prayer.

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A Litany of Saint Anne: For Help from Jesus' Grandmother

This Litany of Saint Anne makes a great appeal for her aid!

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A Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus: For Comfort and Mercy

Praying to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a great way to find refuge and strength from our Lord, now more than ever!

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A Litany to the Holy Spirit: For His Gifts and Guidance

This Litany to the Holy Spirit can help the third person of the Trinity help us as we strive for salvation and Eternal Life.

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Five First Saturdays: For Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Five First Saturdays is a loving devotion that is essential in these turbulent times!

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Reflections on Jesus' Resurrection

Christ's Resurrection gives us great hope in His victory over death, that His triumph can be ours as well!

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A Truth Over Fear Summit

Join over 40 frontline experts and journalists discussing the Covid Pandemic in this important online summit taking place from April 30th-May 2nd, 2021. Registration is free. Just click on the link!

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Easter and Marian Offerings: Links to Our Pages and Podcasts

We hope this material from Our Catholic Prayers can inspire you in these trying times!

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A Prayer to Christ in the Crowning with Thorns

In contemplating Jesus in the Crowning with Thorns, we can pay him true homage in prayer.

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The Surrender Novena: For Jesus To Take Care of Everything

The Surrender Novena is a great antidote for your anxieties, big and small!

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A Prayer to Jesus in His Agony in the Garden

This page focusing on the emotional turmoil Christ experienced the night before His crucifixion is now a Podcast! May He not have suffered in vain for any of us!

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The Stations of the Cross: A Pilgrimage In Prayer (Full Version)

Praying the Stations of the Cross can help give you strength to deal with life's challenges. It’s a moving way to meditate on our Lord’s Passion.

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An Ashes to Ashes Springboard to Spring Cleaning

As Lent begins, Ash Wednesday reminds us to shake the dust of sinful pride off our feet!.

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A Prayer to Saint Blaise: A Full-throated Appeal for His Aid!

We ask Saint Blaise for his help in this prayer, remembering how he is invoked for blessings of throats and relief from other illnesses.

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Prayer, Perseverance and Equanimity: A Different Kind of PPE

Think of Prayer, Perseverance, and Equanimity as spiritual personal protective equipment.

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A Prayer to John the Baptist: To Follow His Example With His Help

This prayer to John the Baptist is an appeal for this great prophet's assistance in our spiritual journey.

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A Prayer to the Infant Jesus: For a Truly Divine Offering

This Prayer to the Infant Jesus reminds us of how much we need our Lord, now more than ever!

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2+2=5: For Sanctity in the Midst of Absurdity

2+2=5? Of course not! Believe it or not, however, this erroneous equation can inspire you on your Spiritual Journey!

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The Chaplet of St. Michael: A Great Weapon in our Spiritual Arsenal

St. Michael the Archangel inspired this important tribute to the nine choirs of angels. Enlist his powerful aid by reciting it regularly!

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Two Thomases and our times: for God's way out of our current woes!

Now more than ever we need God's grace, for our good and His glory!

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Scriptural Rosary Podcasts!

We are offering Podcasts of our website's Scriptural Rosary pages. Rosaries are essential these days!

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Prayers to the Sorrowful Mother: to Honor and Console Our Lady

These prayers pay tribute to the Blessed Virgin Mary for all the sufferings she endured with her Divine Son for our salvation.

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Devotion to the Precious Blood of Jesus: For Reparation and Salvation

The devotion to our Lord’s Precious Blood focuses us on its saving force for our Eternal Life!

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Some Thoughts About Statues Torn Down and Weeping.

With iconoclasm on the rise, this is a crucial time to reinvigorate our faith!

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No Jesus No Peace: For the Relief We All Want and Need!

With all the turbulence around us, now's the time to stand up for the peace of Christ!

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Reflections on the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Burning With Love!

In times like these, when you feel God is distant, a glance at His Sacred Heart can reassure you of His Love for you!

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Strength in Weakness: With the Grace of True Humility

St. Paul once wrote that when he was weak he was strong. Find out how that can help you in these troubled times!

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Prayers to the Holy Spirit: For Guidance When We Need It Most

Prayers to the Holy Spirit can help you focus on our Lord and our Faith for much needed grace in these troubled times.

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Some Thoughts About Jesus' Ascension Into Heaven

Before Christ's Ascension into Heaven, He gave His Apostles some valedictory advice we can use today as well!

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The Hidden Mary: A Lesson in Immaculate Humility

Our Blessed Mother did many wonderful things not recorded in the Gospels out of deference and love for her Divine Son!

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God’s Living Tabernacle: You!

Be a living tabernacle. Make a place for God in your heart and soul!

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A Tale of Two Thieves and An Act of Contrition at Calvary

In stealing paradise asking for Christ’s mercy at Calvary, Dismas the good thief also showed true contrition!

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What is Truth? Pilate's Question and Our Problem

Pontius Pilate' s answer to Jesus testifying to God's truth should give us all pause, as it relates to us today!

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Prayers in Times of Financial Difficulties

These prayers in times of financial difficulties can help you keep focused on what really counts in these turbulent times: God and His love and His will for us! See the webpage link for the podcast link for this page as well!

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Prayers for the Sick and for a Cure: For Divine Assistance

We hope these prayers can give you and your loved ones our Lord's healing grace in these difficult times.

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Links to Online Videos of Masses

We hope these online daily and Sunday Mass videos can help you keep close to our Lord during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Spiritual Communion: Prayer With Our Lord Anywhere

Now more than ever do you feel the need to be with our Lord with no masses around? We want to remind our readers in this trying time to make Spiritual Communions whenever and wherever possible! See the webpage link for the podcast link for this page as well!

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Green and Dry Wood: Christ's Warning to Us on His Way to Calvary

Jesus' words to the women of Jerusalem on the Way of the Cross about cruelty to come apply to us as well!

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Abnegation: For Spiritual Fitness

Exercising your “muscle” of abnegation can help you draw closer to God in holiness.

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Social Sin: A Most Contagious Virus

With social sin we share sinful activities and often make each other partners in crime and shut God out of our lives!

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