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.
The devotion to our Lord’s Precious Blood focuses us on its saving force for our Eternal Life!
With iconoclasm on the rise, this is a crucial time to reinvigorate our faith!
With all the turbulence around us, now's the time to stand up for the peace of Christ!
In times like these, when you feel God is distant, a glance at His Sacred Heart can reassure you of His Love for you!
St. Paul once wrote that when he was weak he was strong. Find out how that can help you in these troubled times!
Prayers to the Holy Spirit can help you focus on our Lord and our Faith for much needed grace in these troubled times.
Before Christ's Ascension into Heaven, He gave His Apostles some valedictory advice we can use today as well!
Our Blessed Mother did many wonderful things not recorded in the Gospels out of deference and love for her Divine Son!
Be a living tabernacle. Make a place for God in your heart and soul!
We hope this material from Our Catholic Prayers can inspire you in these trying times!
In stealing paradise asking for Christ’s mercy at Calvary, Dismas the good thief also showed true contrition!
Pontius Pilate' s answer to Jesus testifying to God's truth should give us all pause, as it relates to us today!
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!
We hope these prayers can give you and your loved ones our Lord's healing grace in these difficult times.
We hope these online daily and Sunday Mass videos can help you keep close to our Lord during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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!
Jesus' words to the women of Jerusalem on the Way of the Cross about cruelty to come apply to us as well!
Exercising your “muscle” of abnegation can help you draw closer to God in holiness.
With social sin we share sinful activities and often make each other partners in crime and shut God out of our lives!
Virtue signalling is big nowadays, but trying to be good instead of just sounding good is ultimately more fulfilling!
This moving account of the Nativity is a great way to meditate on our Savior's Birth!
Christmas is a great time to reflect on how God gave us His ultimate gift in becoming a human being: the gift of Himself to save fallen humanity!
This Prayer of Thanksgiving After Communion can help you in receiving Christ's grace and strength as well as His love!
Patrick Coffin, a well known apologist from Catholic Answers, hosts a community of culture builders with great interviews and commentary. As he says, "Be a saint. What else is there?"
This prayer to Christ the King helps us see more clearly who's really in charge in our lives!
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.
Our Lady of Akita wept for fallen humanity, warning us to prepare for the great challenges to come!
What is Love? God's answer challenges us all to love others as He loves us.
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!
God suffers in the midst of fallen humanity and is looking to each of us to help Him bring light and clarity in a world filled with darkness and confusion.
Jesus response to Peter's question about his fellow Apostle John, "Lord, what about this man?" applies to us as well!
How has the Church become so distraught these days? Dr. Taylor Marshall has some answers in his new book Infiltration
Our Lord Jesus Christ did indeed rise from the dead! For those Doubting Thomases, scripture and circumstances provide compelling proof.
Peter’s denial of Jesus during His Passion makes us realize that we need our Lord’s grace and guidance to follow Him, not just our own strength.
In the Crowning with Thorns, Our Lord was brutally mocked, yet He is our King, as the Cristeros praised Him centuries later!
The Scourging at the Pillar in our Lord’s Passion shows us the dangers and ultimate futility of compromising with serious sins!
What might have caused our Lord to sweat blood at Gesthemane? And how can we console Him? Find out the answers to both compelling questions!
Does Fasting seem like too big a task this Lent? Or are you not sure what to "give up"? Take heart! God can give you great graces from your penances!
The Lenten Season is a special time for renewal as we reflect on our Lord’s Passion and on how best to follow Him and advance spiritually.
Hell exists, and we may go there! Yet keeping this dreadful prospect in mind can help us choose blessings instead of curses and keep us on the road to salvation.
The Nunc Dimittis is a prayer that pays tribute to Simeon’s recognition of our Lord Jesus Christ as a wonderful light of Divine revelation for us all!
Do you feel somewhat frazzled during December? Let this Christmas Prayer to Jesus, God incarnate, give you comfort and strength in remembering how wonderful His birth was for you!
Jesus once said of heaven, “In my father’s house there are many mansions.” With no mortgage or keeping up with the Joneses! And goodness and beauty there that we can't begin to imagine!
In these troubled times it is worth reflecting on these four last things for our own spiritual safety and preparedness, not out of fear but out of love for God and neighbor.
Ven. Mary of Agreda's private revelations provide moving insights for meditation on the Corontation of Mary as Queen of Heaven!
This is a great list of steps to draw closer to God!
Easter Sunday fell on April 1st this year, 2018. Although many people doubt that Jesus really physically rose from the dead, read why belief in this miracle makes you anything but an April Fool!
Here are some brief, moving thoughts that Jesus gave Sister Josefa Menendez about each of His Seven Last Words at Calvary.
Jesus described to Sister Josefa Menendez in heartrending detail his anguish, both physical and emotional on the Way of the Cross to Calvary for our salvation!