A long-buried wound was slowly being brought to the Spirit's healing light. Annual celebrations of St. Mary of Magdala completely exploded after that, going from 23 that first year, to the following year to between to celebrations worldwide in each of the last 17 years. Every summer, thousands of women and men helped correct an egregious injustice done to a great woman leader in our church.
Along the way they also worked to correct present day injustices by committing to write, educate and advocate for reinstating female deacons, restoring deleted women to lectionary texts, encouraging women preachers and standing up for Catholic nuns under fire from Rome. This year FutureChurch has created a celebration around the theme of building a church for our daughters with user friendly resources designed for parishes, schools, private homes and small faith communities.
There is much to celebrate this July The Vatican finally gets it that St. Mary of Magdala is an apostolic model in our Church on par with the male apostles.
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Or will they walk away sad because they simply won't sit in a pew and allow themselves to be disrespected as their mothers and grandmothers have been. Check out this new A Church for our Daughters campaign sponsored by over 30 church reform organizations and download a St. Mary of Magdala celebration and involve younger women. Joseph Christine Schenk served urban families for 18 years as a nurse midwife before co-founding FutureChurch, where she served for 23 years.
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Apr 13, I stand fast with my loins girded in truth, clothed with righteousness as a breastplate… In all circumstances, I hold faith as a shield, to quench all [the] flaming arrows of the evil one. And I take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Also abolish the influence of any lost or wandering soul who would be here, sos as of any messenger of the satanic power or any witches group, magicians or worshiper of Satan that can be present in a preternatural form.
I invoke the Blood of Jesus in the air, the fire, the wind, the earth and all its fruits, in the abyss and in hell. Lord Jesus, in your name, prevent enemies that I named communicate with each other. Not let them communicate with me, and do anything that has not been commanded in your Name. Lord Jesus, seal in your Blood : this place, all who are present, their families, their friends, their properties and resources. May Mary Immaculate me coat me with light, power and with the strength of her faith.
Holy Father, I beseech you to give your angels and saints the order to help me. I give thanks to Christ who is my wisdom, my righteousness, my holiness and my salvation. Et I trust to the ministry of the Holy Spirit so that He heals all my lineage. By my holy Baptism and my Confirmation, according to the will of Mary Immaculate, by the intercession of Saint Sebastian and all the saints of the heavenly court, I return all poisoned arrows that the devil launches against us [or against …] on those who have requested it : not in a spirit of revenge, but so that they stop and convert.
O God who reign forever, and whose decrees are eternal, give us to see the end of the prevarication which the prophet Daniel talked about Dan 9, You can say this novena for you to help anyone. If you pray for someone else your child, your husband, your wife, your parents,.. Virgin Mary, Mother of fair love, Mother who never refuses to come to the aid of a child in need, Mother whose hands never cease to serve your beloved children because they are moved by the divine love and immense mercy that exists in your heart, cast your compassionate eyes upon me and see the snarl of knots that exist in my life.
You know very well how desperate I am, my pain and how I am bound by these knots. Mary, Mother to whom God entrusted the undoing of the knots in the lives of his children, I entrust into your hands the ribbon of my life. No one, not even the evil one himself, can take it away from your precious care. In your hands there is no knot that cannot be undone. Powerful Mother, by your grace and intercessory power with Your Son and My Liberator, Jesus, take into your hands today this knot…I beg you to undo it for the glory of God, once for all, You are my hope.
O my Lady, you are the only consolation God gives me, the fortification of my feeble strength, the enrichment of my destitution and with Christ the freedom from my chains. Hear my plea. Keep me, guide me, protect me, o safe refuge! Mary, Undoer of Knots, pray for me. Say the Act of Contrition. Ask pardon for your sins and make a firm promise not to commit them again. Acte de contrition My God, I am sorry for my sins with all my heart. In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I have sinned against you whom 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 Christ suffered and died for us. In his name, my God, have mercy. Dearest Holy Mother, Most Holy Mary, you undo the knots that suffocate your children, extend your merciful hands to me. I entrust to You today this knot…. I give you this knot that torments me and makes me unhappy and so impedes me from uniting myself to You and Your Son Jesus, my Savior.
I run to You, Mary, Undoer of Knots because I trust you and I know that you never despise a sinning child who comes to ask you for help. I believe that you can undo this knot because Jesus grants you everything. I believe that you want to undo this knot because you are my Mother. I believe that You will do this because you love me with eternal love.
Thank you, Dear Mother. Mary, Beloved Mother, channel of all grace, I return to You today my heart, recognizing that I am a sinner in need of your help. Many times I lose the graces you grant me because of my sins of egoism, pride, rancor and my lack of generosity and humility. I turn to You today, Mary, Undoer of knots, for You to ask your Son Jesus to grant me a pure, divested, humble and trusting heart.
I will live today practicing these virtues and offering you this as a sign of my love for You. I entrust into Your hands this knot …describe which keeps me from reflecting the glory of God. Mary offered all the moments of her day to God. Meditating Mother, Queen of heaven, in whose hands the treasures of the King are found, turn your merciful eyes upon me today. I entrust into your holy hands this knot in my life…and allthe rancor and resentment it has caused in me.
I ask Your forgiveness, God teh Father, for my sin. Help me now to forgive all the persons who consciously or unconsciously provoked this knot. Give me, also, the grace to forgive me for having provoked this knot. Only in this way can You undo it. Before You, dearest Mother, and in the name of Your Son Jesus, my Savior, who has suffered so many offenses, having been granted forgiveness, I now forgive these persons…and myself, forever. Thank you, Mary, Undoer of Knots for undoing the knot of rancor in my heart and the knot which I now present to you. Turn to Mary, you who desire grace. Dearest Holy Mother, you are generous with all who seek you, have mercy on me.
I entrust into your hands this knot which robs the peace of my heart, paralyzes my soul and keeps me from going to my Lord and serving Him with my life. Undo this knot in my love…. Along with you, dearest Mother, may I see these stones as friends. Not murmuring against them anymore but giving endless thanks for them, may I smile trustingly in your power. Mary is the Sun and no one is deprived of her warmth. Mother, Undoer of Knots, generous and compassionate, I come to You today to once again entrust this knot…in my life to you and to ask the divine wisdom to undo, under the light of the Holy Spirit, this snarl of problems.
No one ever saw you angry; to the contrary, your words were so charged with sweetness that the Holy Spirit was manifested on your lips. Take away from me the bitterness, anger and hatred which this knot has caused me. Give me, o dearest Mother, some of the sweetness and wisdom that is all silently reflected in your heart. And just as you were present at Pentecost, ask Jesus to send me a new presence of the Holy Spirit at this moment in my life. Holy Spirit, come upon me! Mary, with God, is powerful. Queen of Mercy, I entrust to you this knot in my life…and I ask you to give me a heart that is patient until you undo it.
Teach me to persevere in the living word of Jesus, in the Eucharist, the Sacrament of Confession; stay with me and perpare my heart to celebrate with the angels the grace that will be granted to me. You are beautiful, Mary, and there is no stain of sin in You.
Mother Most Pure, I come to You today to beg you to undo this knot in my life…and free me from the snares of Evil. God has granted you great power over all the demons. I renounce all of them today, every connection I have had with them and I proclaim Jesus as my one and only Lord and Savior. Thank you, dearest Mother. Most Precious Blood of Jesus, free me! You are the glory of Jerusalem, the joy of our people.
Virgin Mother of God, overflowing with mercy, have mercy on your child and undo this knot…in my life. I need your visit to my life, like you visited Elizabeth. Bring me Jesus, bring me the Holy Spirit. Teach me to practice the virtues of courage, joyfulness, humility and faith, and, like Elizabeth, to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Make me joyfully rest on your bosom, Mary.
I consecrate you as my mother, Queen and friend. I give you my heart and everything I have my home and family, my material and spiritual goods. I am yours forever. Put your heart in me so that I can do everything Jesus tells me. Let us go, therefore, full of trust, to the throne of grace. Most Holy Mary, our Advocate, Undoer of Knots, I come today to thank you for undoing this knot in my life…You know very well the suffering it has caused me. Thank you for coming, Mother, with your long fingers of mercy to dry the tears in my eyes; you receive me in your arms and make it possible for me to receive once again the divine grace.
Mary, Undoer of Knots, dearest Mother, I thank you for undoing the knots in my life. Wrap me in your mantle of love, keep me under your protection, enlighten me with your peace! First, recite the prayer…. Therese of the Child Jesus, who during your short life on earth became a mirror of angelic purity, of love strong as death, and of wholehearted abandonment to God, now that you rejoice in the reward of your virtues, cast a glance of pity on me as I leave all things in your hands.
O God, who did inflame with the Spirit of Love, the soul of your servant Therese of the Child Jesus, grant that we also may love you and make you much loved. But if what I ask of you so earnestly does not tend to the glory of God and the greater good of my soul, do you, I pray, obtain for me that which is more profitable to both these ends. Almighty God, giver of all good gifts, who did will that Blessed Therese, being watered by the heavenly dew of your guiding grace, should bloom in Carmel with the beauty of virginity and patience in suffering, grant that I your servant may go forward in the order of her sweetness and may be found worthy to become a devoted and loyal follower of Christ.
O Therese of the Child Jesus, lily of purity, ornament and glory of Carmel, I greet you, great saint, seraph of divine love. I rejoice in the favors our Lord so liberally bestowed on you. In humility and confidence I ask you to help me, for I know God has given you love and pity as well as power. Tell Him, now, I beseech you, of the favor I seek in this novena…. Your request will crown my petition with success and bring joy to my heart.
Remember your promise to do good here on earth. After death I shall let fall a shower of roses. O Little Flower of Jesus, who at an early age had your heart set on Carmel and in your brief earthly life did become the mirror of angelic purity, of courageous love and of whole hearted surrender to Almighty God, turn your eyes of mercy upon me who trusts in you. Obtain for me the favor I seek in this novena…. O dear saint, grant me to feel in every need the power of your intercession; help to comfort me in all the bitterness of this life and especially at its end, that I may be worth to share eternal happiness with you in heaven.
O Little Flower of Carmel, Almighty God endowed you, consumed by love for him, with wondrous spiritual strength to follow the way of perfection during the days of your short life. Sickness touched you early but you remained firm in faith and prayer was your life. O pray for me that I may benefit by your intercession and be granted the favor I ask in this novena…. O Little Flower of Jesus, you have shown yourself so powerful in your intercession, so tender and compassionate toward those who honor you and invoke you in suffering and distress, that I kneel at your feet with perfect confidence and beseech you most humbly and earnestly to take me under your protection in my present necessity and obtain for me the favor I ask in this novena….
Vouchsafe to recommend my request to Mary, the merciful Queen of Heaven, that she may plead my cause with you before the throne of Jesus, her divine Son. Cease not to intercede for me until my request is granted. My heart is filled with joy at the remembrance of the marvelous favors with which God blessed your life on earth and of the great glory that came to you after death. In union with you, I praise God, and offer Him my humble tribute of thanksgiving.
I implore you to obtain for me, through your powerful intercession, the greatest of all blessings that of living and dying in the state of grace. I also beg of you to secure for me the special favor I seek in this novena…. O glorious St. Therese, who, burning with the desire of increasing the glory of God, invariably attended to the sanctification of your soul by the constant practice of prayer and charity so that, becoming in the Church a model of holiness, you are now in Heaven the protector of all those who have recourse to you in faith, look down upon me who invokes your powerful patronage and join your petition to mine that I be granted the favor I seek in this novena….
Therese, seraphic virgin, beloved spouse of our Crucified Lord, you who on earth did burn with a love so intense toward your God and my God, and now glow with a bright and purer flame in paradise, obtain for me, I beseech you, a spark of that same holy fire which shall help me to put things of the world in their proper place and live my life always conscious of the presence of God.
As I conclude my novena I also beg of you to secure for me the special favor I seek at this time…. Praise be the Lord, the God of Israel, who delivered us by the hand of his servant Philomena! He left us under oppression but he had mercy on us and have forgiven us all our offenses! I beseech the Lord that never more the enemy takes us as hostages! And that our lives will never be given again to him by malice. We have kindled the wrath of the Lord. Then continue with the following intention for each day :. To this end failure, the desolation, aridity, a spiritual desert, leave us in this day and forever!
To achieve this, we pray that failure, desolation, aridity, spiritual desert, leave us in this day and forever! Father Bianco, sanctuary of Saint Cyriacus, Italy says that this saint was a powerful deacon exorcist. O glorious Saint Cyriacus, thou whom, for thy outstanding zeal and compassion, Pope Saint Marcellinus raised to the dignity of the diaconate in the Church of Rome, and who, with intrepid patience, didst endure the dislocation of thy members, the laceration of thy flesh, the torture of boiling water and, finally, death itself by beheading, look upon us who invoke thee, and obtain for us the grace to remain steadfast in the faith, in spite of the temptations of the Evil One, and to live in such union with Christ Jesus as to merit the blessedness of eternity in HIs presence.
O excellent martyr of Christ, honoured today in all the world, let us experience the power of thy arm. Show us thy mercy, even as thou hast shown it in times past, and grant us the favour we desire. Glory be to the Father three times. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Ghost, Have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy on us. Cyriacus, valiant Deacon, pray for us St. Cyriacus, martyr of Christ St. Cyriacus, mighty exorcist St. Cyriacus, mighty intercessor in danger St. Cyriacus, shining mirror of faith St. Cyriacus, terror of Hell St. Cyriacus, helpful advocate in death St. Cyriacus, exemplar of patience in adversity St. Cyriacus, despiser of the world St. Cyriacus, valiant champion of the Faith St. Cyriacus, mighty patroness of the dying St. Cyriacus, in temptations against faith St.
Cyriacus, in adversity and trials St. Cyriacus, in anxiety and want St. Cyriacus, in every struggle St. Cyriacus, in every temptation St. Cyriacus, in sickness St. Cyriacus, in all needs St. Cyriacus, in fear and terror St. Cyriacus, in dangers of salvation St. Cyriacus, in dangers of honor St. Cyriacus, in dangers of reputation St. Cyriacus, in dangers of property St. Cyriacus, in every danger. Be merciful, spare us, O Lord! Be merciful, graciously hear us, O Lord! From all sin, deliver us, O Lord! Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, graciously hear us O Lord. Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Let us Pray: Almighty and eternal God, Who hast bestowed extraordinary graces and gifts on Thy Saint Cyriacus, we beseech Thee to graciously hear the petitions of all who invoke his intercession.
O God, who didst miraculously fortify St. Cyriacus in the confession of the Faith, grant us we beseech Thee, to imitate his fortitude in overcoming all temptations against it, and protect us through his intercession in all dangers of soul and body. Three times, blow by drawing a cross on the sick cheek and recite this prayer:. St Apollonia Beautiful and divine, Being seated at the foot of a tree, On the white marble stone.
Benedictine and mystic writer; born in Germany, 6 Jan. Nothing is known of her family, not even the name of her parents.
It is clear from her life Legatus, lib. I, xvi that she was not born in the neighbourhood of Eisleben. When she was but five years of age she entered the alumnate of Helfta. The monastery was at that time governed by the saintly and enlightened Abbess Gertrude of Hackerborn, under whose rule it prospered exceedingly, both in monastic observance and in that intellectual activity which St. Lioba and her Anglo-Saxon nuns had transmitted to their foundations in Germany. All that could aid to sanctity, or favour contemplation and learning, was to be found in this hallowed spot.
Here, too, as to the centre of all activity and impetus of its life, the work of works-the Opus Dei, as St. Benedict terms the Divine Office — was solemnly carried out. Such was Helfta when its portals opened to receive the child destined to be its brightest glory. Gertrude was confided to the care of St. Mechtilde, mistress of the alumnate and sister of the Abbess Gertrude. From the first she had the gift of winning the hearts, and her biographer gives many details of her exceptional charms, which matured with advancing years.
Thus early had been formed betwen Gertrude and Mechtilde the bond of an intimacy which deepened and strengthened with time, and gave the latter saint a prepondering influence over the former. O most merciful Jesus, the giver of all goods and all the graces, all what the heavens and the earth contain praise you in return for the extreme kindness with which you have spilled into the heart of your servant, St.
Gertrude, the abundance of your mercy and your grace. I would remind you, O Jesus, the promise you made to fulfill always and in all circumstances the requests that would be sent to You through St. Gertrude, sure refuge and source of graces for all who invoke you refuge, pray for us. Lord, deign always be my good pastor, in spite of my ingratitude, and though I did not often follow your conduct, open to me the gates of your kingdom, and let me enter through your holy wounds.
Protect me by your holy passion; because without your flagellation I would be scourged with the sharp rods of my sins;. But I had the misfortune to flee from your cross and your passion, and this is why I have become so poor. Woe to me! Antiphon : Lord Jesus! In union with that love which drew Thee down upon earth and caused Thee to fulfill the work of our Redemption, I offer Thee this prayer. Lord, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy, Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy, Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy, Christ, hear us.
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God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us. God the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us. Holy, Mary, pray for us. All ye holy choirs of Angels, pray for us. All ye Saints and Elect of God, etc. Saint Gertrude, Thou chaste virgin, Thou beloved daughter of the Heavenly Father, Thou chosen bride of Jesus Christ, Thou temple of the Holy Ghost, Thou joy of the Holy Trinity, Thou fragrant flower in the hand of Jesus Christ, Thou ever-blooming spring flower, Thou rose without thorns, Thou chaste dove without the stain of sin, Thou earthly seraph, Thou living sanctuary, Thou strong protection of all who venerate thee,.
Jesus Christ, Spouse of Saint Gertrude, have mercy on us. Through her humility, have mercy on us. Through her charity, etc.
Through her untiring patience, Through the ardent love she bore Thee, Through the delight with which Thou didst dwell in her heart, Through the love which Thou hast for her, Through the love with which Thou hast chosen her from eternity, Through the love with which Thou didst s o sweetly attract her to Thyself, Through the love with which Thou so delightfully didst unite her to Thyself, Through the love with which Thou so complacently dwelt in her heart, Through the love with which Thou didst end her life with a happy death, Through the love with which Thou hast conferred on her eternal life, Through the love with which Thou lovest and rejoicest all the blessed,.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us. Pray for us, O holy virgin Saint Gertrude, R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. O Lord Jesus, by the love Thou didst bear to the virginal heart of Saint Gertrude and by which Thou hast promised that no sinner who would honor and love her should die a sudden and unprovided death, grant me, I beseech Thee, this grace, and let me so love Thee and repent of my sins that with faith and confidence I may expect a happy death.
O God, Who in the heart of the holy virgin Gertrude didst provide for Thyself a pleasing abode, through her merits do Thou cleanse from our hearts every stain of sin and grant that we may enjoy fellowship with her for evermore, through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end.
Saint Paulina suffered from diabetes for much of her life and is considered by some to be the Patroness of diabetics. Also she can intercede with great compassion for people suffering of this chronic disease. Saint Pauline, intercede for us before the throne of God so that we will always have the courage to bring about a more human, just and brotherly world. Behold me recalling His favors to thee, that thou mayst plead for me.
May this blessed Rose, sweet with the memories of thy daily acts of love before the image of the Crucified Savior, and of the wonders wrought for thee in thy dying moments, give me confidence that thou in Heaven wilt plead that I, too, may share in the good things God has in store for thy clients. Saint Rita, mystical Rose of every virtue, pray for us. O Holy St. Rita, exemplary Augustinian Sister, we honor you for your devotion to the Passion of Christ. Although your early life was filled with disappointment, frustration, and unceasing tragedy, you never lost faith and trust in God.
For this you are the patroness of the impossible, and our inspiration and advocate in desperate circumstances. Lord have mercy on us. Christ have mercy on us. God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us. Holy Patroness of those in need, St. Rita, pray for us. Rita, whose pleadings before the Divine Lord are almost irresistible, pray for us. Rita, who for thy lavishness in granting favors hast been called the Advocate of the Hopeless, pray for us.
Rita, Advocate of the Impossible, pray for us. Rita, so humble, pray for us. Rita, so pure, pray for us. Rita, so mortified, pray for us.
Rita, so patient, pray for us. Rita, of such compassionate love for thy Crucified Jesus, pray for us. Rita, obtainer from Christ whatsoever thou askest, pray for us. Rita, on account of whom all confidently have recourse to thee, pray for us. Rita, comforter of thy petitioners, pray for us. Rita, lavish to thy suppliants in so many cases, pray for us. Rita, aspiring only for the greater glory of God pray for us. Focus on your intention when praying the lines below. By the singular merits of thy childhood, Obtain for us our request. By the perfect union with the Divine Will, Obtain for us our request.
By thy heroic sufferings during thy married life, Obtain for us our request. By the consolation thou didst experience at the conversion of thy husband, Obtain for us our request. By the sacrifice of thy children rather than see them grievously offend God, Obtain for us our request. By thy miraculous entrance into the convent, Obtain for us our request. By thy severe penances and thrice daily bloody scourgings, Obtain for us our request. By the suffering caused by the wound thou didst receive from the thorn of of thy Crucified Savior, Obtain for us our request.
By that Divine Love which consumed thy heart, Obtain for us our request. By that remarkable devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, on which alone thou didst exist for four years, Obtain for us our request. By the happiness with which thou didst part from thy trials to join thy Divine Spouse, Obtain for us our request. By the perfect example thou didst give to people of every state of life, Obtain for us our request.
Pray for us, O St. Rita, R. Let us pray: O God, Who in Thine infinite tenderness hast vouchsafed to regard the prayer of Thy servant, blessed Rita, and dost grant to her supplication that which is impossible to human foresight, skill and efforts, in reward for her compassionate love and firm reliance on Thy promise: have pity upon our adversity and succor us in our calamities, that the unbeliever may know Thou art the recompense of the humble, the defense of the helpless, and the strength of those who trust in Thee: Through Jesus Christ, Our Lord.
Psychological and biological discomfort occur often with the torments of spiritual order. This involves that you should try to relax and be morally supported by friends or loved ones. Then the healing of physical or psychological pain can not be complete if you do not heal your spiritual problems.
The human being has a body, a psyche and a spirit. So his whole being must be healed by the grace of God : his body, his soul and his spirit. True healing is complete healing of body, psychism and spirit. Regarding spiritual disorders from the Adversary, they can be fought and driven out.
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In order of priority, here are some tips to start:. First of all, occult practices cartomancy, clairvoyance, spiritualism, turntables, ouija, marabouts, voodoo, astral travel, astrology, yoga, communication with the dead, automatic entries, white magic, black magic, hypnotist, shaman, doll with pins, witchcraft, pacts, dating sects, etc.. Anyone who persists until the end in these diabolical practices led his soul to hell.. Go to Mass every day. Communicate devoutly either in the hand with a decent attitude, or on the tongue on your knees and hands joined which is more respectful of Jesus.
Confide your troubles in a Mass intention. Just ask a priest that you know to say your intention during Mass. Thus the whole mass is said for you and a mass has a great healing power. Sometimes, we ask to celebrate nine Masses for this intention Novena and sometimes 30 Masses trentain. In this case, the offering to do is more important. Confess regularly. At least once a month, and sometimes if necessary once a week.
Each week, many parishes offer one hour of silent adoration before the Blessed Sacrament. It is very beneficial for the soul and the spirit to come to this Eucharistic adoration. This is the most beautiful prayers, the summit of prayer. In this prayer, Eucharistic grace received at Holy Mass continues and Christ brings many benefits and comfort.
Do not hesitate to ask him several times a day in the prayer to cover us with His Most Precious Blood. We can ask him to keep us safe in His Most Sacred Heart. For this we can make a daily act of consecration to His Divine Heart. Then we can pray with Mary, and ask her to keep us in her Immaculate Heart, and say an act of consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. We had better ask her to protect us, covering us with his Marian coat, her motherly mantle full of gentleness, tenderness, peace, love, virginity and purity.
We can recite the Rosary, which is one of the most powerful prayers to chase the enemy. Then we can make a novena to Our Lady undoer of knots. We can pray with St. Joseph and ask him to cover us with his chaste and protector mantle. We can invoke St. We can recite to him every day an act of consecration. In addition we can pray with our Guardian Angel, with all the blessed angels of heaven, with the archangels Raphael and Gabriel, and ask the angel who comforted Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane to comfort us too..
We can pray with many other prayers enclosed in this folder. The important thing is to pray with faith and abandonment to God. I advise you to put all this into practice but to be discrete enough in order to avoid to bring upon you the attention of people around you who do not have faith and thus could make fun of you. All these practices of piety really help. But we must practice constantly and never stop. Because once the demon is cast out, since he is stubborn and foolish, he will always try to come back.
He has miraculous gifts and he practices remotely on yourself prayers of liberation and exorcism. Thanks for every thing. I have considered your request. However, be aware that God is free to give or not to give. Especially, the Father disributes his gifts and his charisma throughout a multitude of persons and sometimes He chooses not to give some gifts in order to foster our humility, to increase our faith and our Goodness.
I suggest you to not supply God to restore a gift that He Has taken away. Instead, just pray and ask Him to help you in your financial difficulties. May God bless you. Please pray for me, am under the influence of the homosexual attractions.
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I need to get a partner for the sacrament of matrimony and live a holy life. When i try to pray i do it only for one day and then fail to keep the routine of praying daily. After confession i find my self going back to the same fault. With my wife, we already pray every day for people with homosexual temptations. Therefore we were already holding you up in our prayer. Even if you feal weak, continue to hope against all hope.
Only God is powerful. Everyone fails. Now, if you pray faithfully, your prayer will be better than mine. God will surely here you and help you. Dare to have faith! And if your faith is not strong enough, ask the Lord to increase your faith. You are leading a true and arduous battle. And God is already helping you. May the Virgin Mary support you with her protection and help you to grow in holiness and live happily. I am from Indonesia, please help me to pray for my family and my house in order to clean from unwanted visitors who have bad intention and from evil spirits that has been at my home to be away and never coming back.
Surely, it is strange. But Im am not a priest, I am a layman. I think that you should find a catholic priest in your land and talk of this events with him. God will surely help you! I am very grateful for the catholic church for all its missionaries, to spread the good news all over the world. Truely, I have a lot of spiritual and physical problems but I thank God for all the numerous things He has done for me since my conception still now.
I ask His help to do my best to please Him. May the Holy Spirit guid my thoughts, my words and my deeds not to loose my soul, amen! Thank you for this testimony. May the Holy Spirit continually cover you with His wings, and increase your hope and your faith, that you have already received.
Thank you Father, Merci padre Please pray for my family and friends and for my so that I keep my faith in these difficult times. Please pray for my father who has alzheimers and my mother who is getting on in age. I will try to pray for these intentions. But I would also recommend you to ask a priest to offer a Mass or several Masses for these intentions, especially for your father.
You can also try to find a monastic community and ask them to pray for your parents, your children your whole family, and your country. Of course, you can pray with the Virgin Mary and use the prayers that are on this page. Fr Michele Please pray for me for previous company called South African Airways that i worked for 14 yrs and now is trying to steal my pension and other compensation which is due to me.
The prayers are so beautiful and powerful , even though i thought i knew so much about our Catholic faith i wsas able to learn so much more. Please send us more prayers. Thank you. I will try to give other prayers. It is not easy for me because I must translate these prayers from french to english. But I rejoice and I thank God that they can help you. Veni Sancte Spiritus. Flecte quod est rigidum. Come, Holy Spirit, send forth the heavenly radiance of your light.
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Come, father of the poor, come, giver of gifts, come, light of the heart. Greatest comforter, sweet guest of the soul, sweet consolation. In labor, rest, in heat, temperance, in tears, solace. O most blessed light, fill the inmost heart of your faithful. Without your grace, there is nothing in us, nothing that is not harmful. Cleanse that which is unclean, water that which is dry, heal that which is wounded.
Bend that which is inflexible, fire that which is chilled, correct what goes astray. Give to your faithful, those who trust in you, the sevenfold gifts. Grant the reward of virtue, grant the deliverance of salvation, grant eternal joy. Veni, creator, Spiritus, Mentes tuorum visita, Imple superna gratia Quae tu creasti pectora. Qui diceris Paraclitus, Altissimi donum Dei. Fons vivus, ignis, caritas Et spiritalis unctio. Tu septiformis munere, Digitus paternae dexterae. Tu rite promissum Patris, Sermone ditans guttura. Accende lumen sensibus Infunde amorem cordibus, Infirma nostri corporis Virtute firmans perpeti.
Hostem repellas longius Pacemque dones protinus; Ductore sic te praevio Vitemus omne noxium. O Finger of the hand divine, the sevenfold gifts of grace are thine; true promise of the Father thou, who dost the tongue with power endow. Thy light to every sense impart, and shed thy love in every heart; thine own unfailing might supply to strengthen our infirmity. Drive far away our ghostly foe, and thine abiding peace bestow; if thou be our preventing Guide, no evil can our steps betide.
Prayer to Jesus to be free according to Bishop Jean-Baptiste Proya Jesus, my very meek Savior, I am here standing a front of You as these poor people tormented by the devil, you have met on the roads of Palestine. O Savior Jesus Christ This beautiful prayer is especially said for the Healing of cancers, leukemias, and the risks of miscarriage. Let us pray O Sacred Heart of Jesus , for whom it is impossible not to have compassion on the afflicted, have pity on us miserable sinners and grant us the grace which we ask of you, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, your tender Mother and ours.
Protection : Lord Jesus, come to cover me with Your precious Blood. Interdiction : In the Name of Jesus, I forbid all evil spirit to attack anyone in my family. You may hold in your hand a crucifix and use it to draw upon you large signs of the Cross, and say at the same time : In your Name, JESUS, and through the infinite merits of your Blood poured during the Passion, I pray you to break any hidden ties contracted between me and the evil forces.
Emiliano Tardif Prayer for inner healing Father of goodness, Father of love, I bless you, I praise you and I thank you for the love you gave us Jesus, Thank you, Father, for the light of your Spirit, we understand that He is the light, the truth, the Good Shepherd, who came so that we might have life and have it abundantly. Prayer of Liberation You are great, O Lord, You are God, You are our Father, we pray for the intercession and with the help of the Archangels Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, because our brothers and sisters are freed from evil. Intercessory prayer Beseech for our child the Lord Jesus, who has loved and blessed children whith a special love.
R Lord, keep him in your love.