PRAYER TO MY GUARDIANANGELAngelof God, my guardian dear,towhom His love commits me here,everthis night be at my side,tolight and guard, to rule and guide.Amen.
FATIMA & MORNING OFFERINGO JESUS, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary,I offer Youmy Prayers, works and sufferings of this day.For the intentions of your Sacred Heart, in union with the holy sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world;inreparation for my sins, for the intentions of our Holy Father the Pope, our Archbishop, and our Pastor.Wealso pray for our parents and for peace.My Queen, my Mother, I give myself entirely to you, and to show my devotion to you, I consecrate to you this day my eyemyears, my mouth, my heart, my wholebeing without reserve. Good mother, as I am yours, keep me, guard me, as your property and possession.Hail Mary …Amen.
Act of ContritionMy God,I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.In choosing to do wrongand failing to do good,I have sinned against youwhom I should love above all things.I firmly intend, with your help,to do penance, to sin no more,and to avoid whatever leads me to sin.Our Savior Jesus Christsuffered and died for us.In his name, my God, have mercy.Amen
PenitentialActIconfess to almighty Godand to you, my brothers and sisters,that I have greatly sinnedin my thoughts and in my words,in what I have doneand in what I have failed to do,through my fault, through my fault,through my most grievous fault;therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin,all the Angels and Saints,and you, my brothers and sisters,to pray for me to the Lord ourGod. Amen
Holy, Holy, Holy…Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of hosts.Heaven and earth are full of your glory.Hosanna in the highest.Blessed is he who comesin the name of the Lord.Hosanna in the highest.Invitation to PrayerMay the Lord accept thesacrifice atyour handsfor the praise and glory of hisname, forourgoodand the good of all hisholyChurch.Lamb of GodLamb of God, you take away the sins of the world:have mercy on us.Lambof God, you take away the sins of the world:have mercy on us.Lambof God, you take away the sins of the world:grantus peace.
TheApostle's CreedI believe in God,the Father Almighty,Creator of Heaven and earth;and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord,Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,born of the Virgin Mary,suffered under Pontius Pilate,was crucified, died, and was buried.He descended into Hell.The third day He arose again from the dead;He ascended into Heaven,seatedat the right hand of God, the Father Almighty;fromthereHe shall come to judge the living and the dead.I believe in the Holy Spirit,the holy Catholic Church,the communion of saints,the forgiveness of sins,the resurrection of the body,and the life everlasting. Amen.
Hail Holy QueenHail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, hail, our life,oursweetness and our hope.To youdo we cry, poor banishedchildrenof Eve:toyoudo we send up our sighs,mourningand weeping in this vale of tears.Turnthen, most gracious Advocate,youreyes of mercy toward us,andafter this our exile,showunto us the blessed fruit ofyourwomb, Jesus,Omerciful, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary!Amen.
TheAngelusCall:The angel spoke God's message to Mary,Response:and she conceived of the Holy Spirit.Hail Mary...Call:“I am the lowly servant of the Lord:Response:let it be done to me according to your word.”Hail Mary...Call:And the Word became fleshResponse:and lived among us.Hail Mary...Call:Pray for us, holy Mother of God,Response:that we may become worthy of thepromisesof Christ.Lord, fill our hearts with your grace;once, through the message of an angelyou revealed to us the incarnation of your Son;now, through his suffering and deathlead us to the glory of his resurrection.We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen
Saint Michael PrayerSaint Michael, the Archangel,defendus in battle.Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host,by the power of Godcast into hell Satan and all the evil spiritswho prowl throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
Prayer to the Holy SpiritCome, Holy Spirit,Fill the Hearts of Your Faithful,and kindle in them the fire of your love.Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created, and you will renewtheface of the earth.Lord, by the light of the Holy Spirityou have taught the hearts of your faithful.In the same Spirit help us to relish what is right and always rejoice in your consolation.We ask this through Christ our Lord.Amen.
GloriaGlory to God in the highest,andon earth peace to people of good will. We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we give you thanks for your great glory, Lord God, heavenly King,OGod, almighty Father.Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son,Lord God, Lamb of God,Son of the Father,youtake away the sins of the world,have mercy on us;youtake away the sins of the world, receive our prayer;you are seated at the right hand of the Father,have mercy on us.For you alone are the Holy One,you alone are the Lord,you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ,withthe Holy Spirit,in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
The Nicene CreedI believe in one God,the Father almighty,maker of heaven and earth,of all things visible and invisible.I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,the Only Begotten Son of God,born of the Father before all ages.God from God, Light from Light,true God from true God,begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father;through him all things were made.For us men and for our salvationhe came down from heaven,and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.(bow)For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate,he suffered death and was buried,and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.He ascended into heavenand is seated at the right hand of the Father.He will come again in glory to judge the living and the deadand his kingdom will have no end.I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,who proceeds from the Father and the Son,who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified,who has spoken through the prophets.I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sinsand I look forward to the resurrection of the deadand the life of the world to come. Amen.
Peace Prayer of Saint FrancisLord, make me an instrument of your peace:where there is hatred, let me sow love;where there is injury, pardon;where there is doubt, faith;where there is despair, hope;where there is darkness, light;where there is sadness, joy.O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seekto be consoled as to console,to be understood as to understand,to be loved as to love.For it is in giving that we receive,it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.Amen.
Anima ChristiSoul of Christ, sanctify meBody of Christ, save meBlood of Christ, inebriate meWater from Christ's side, wash mePassion of Christ, strengthen meO good Jesus, hear meWithinyourwounds hide meSuffer me not to be separated from TheeFrom the malicious enemy defend meIn the hour of my death call meAnd bid me come untoyouThat I may praiseyouwithyoursaintsand withyourangelsForever andever.Amen
MemorareRemember, most loving Virgin Mary,never was it heardthat anyone who turned to you for helpwas left unaided.Inspired by this confidence,though burdened by my sins,I run to your protectionfor you are my mother.Mother of the Word of God,do not despise my words of pleadingbut be merciful and hear my prayer.Amen.
ACT OF FAITHO MY GOD, I firmly believe thatyou areone God in Three Divine Persons, Father, Son and Holy Ghost. I believe thatyourDivine Son became Man, and died for our sins, and that He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the Holy Catholic Church teaches, because Thou hast revealed them, Who canst neither deceive nor be deceived.ACTOF HOPEO MY GOD, relying onyouralmighty power and infinite mercy and promises,I hopeto obtain pardon of my sins, the help ofyourgrace, and Life Everlasting, through the merits of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Redeemer.ACT OFLOVE/CHARITYO MY GOD, I loveyouabove all things, with my whole heart and soul, becauseYou are all-goodand worthy of all love. I love my neighbor as myself for the loveofyou.I forgive all who have injured me, and ask pardon of all whom I have injured.
The Gifts of the Holy SpiritWisdomis the gift of knowing the right choices to make to live a holy life. The gift of wisdom helps you to avoid the things that could lead you away from God.Understanding is the gift of comprehension, or the ability to grasp the meaning of the teachings of the Church. The gift of understanding helps you be tolerant and sympathetic of others. It helps you sense when someone is hurting or in need of compassion.Right Judgment, or Counsel, is the gift of prudence. The gift of right judgment helps you make choices to live as a faithful follower of Jesus.Courage, or Fortitude, is the gift that helps you stand up for your faith in Christ. The gift of courage helps you overcome any obstacles that would keep you from practicing your faith.Knowledgeis the gift of knowing and enlightenment. The gift of knowledge enables you to choose the right path that will lead you to God. It encourages you to avoid obstacles that will keep you from him.Reverence, or Piety,is the gift of confidence in God. This gift of reverence inspires you to joyfully want to serve God and others.Wonder and Awe, or Fear of the Lord is the gift of wonder and respect that encourages you to be in awe of God. The gift of wonder and awe moves you to so love God that you do not want to offend him by your words or actions.