Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Prayers for Priests

I've added a prayer for priests on my sidebar, to go along with the Year for Priests. The prayer is one that I have been and am still saying every day. If you click on the picture of St. John Vianney a website will come up that has many more prayers for priests.
I'm really happy to see a year dedicated to priests. I shudder to think what we would do without priests and all they do for us. They need more than just a year dedicated to them!

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Immaculate Heart of Mary , Pray for Us

Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
I, (name), a faithless sinner,renew and ratify today in thy hands,O Immaculate Mother, the vows of my baptism;I renounce Satan, his pomps and works;and I give myself entirely to Jesus Christ,the Incarnate Wisdom,to carry my cross after Him all the days of my life,and to be more faithful to Him than I have ever been before.
In the presence of all the Heavenly courtI choose thee this day for my Mother and Mistress.I deliver and consecrate to thee, as thy slave,my body and soul, my goods,both interior and exterior,and even the value of all my good actions,past, present and future;leaving to thee the entire andfull right of disposing of me,and all that belongs to me, without exception,according to thy good pleasure,for the greater glory of God,in time and in eternity.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pray for us.

Today begins the Year for Priests.

Prayer to the Sacred Heart for Priests

Remember, 0 most loving Heart of Jesus, that they for whom I pray are those for whom You prayed so earnestly the night before Your death. These are they to whom You look to continue with You in Your sorrows when others forsake You, who share Your griefs and have inherited your persecutions, according to Your word: That the servant is not greater than his Lord. Remember, O Heart of Jesus, that they are the objects of the world's hatred and Satan's deadliest snares. Keep them then, 0 Jesus, in the safe citadel of Your Sacred Heart and there let them be sanctified in truth. May they be one with you and one among themselves, and grant that multitudes may be brought through their word to believe in You and love You.

And another prayer that I like:

Memorare to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Remember, O most kind Jesus, that none who have had recourse to Your Sacred Heart, implored its assistance, or called for mercy, have ever been abandoned. Filled, and animated by this same confidence, O divine Heart, Ruler of all hearts, I fly to You, and oppressed beneath the weight of my sins, I prostrate myself before You. Despise not Your unworthy child, but grant me, I pray, an entrance into Your Sacred Heart. Sustain me in all my combats and be with me now, and at all times, but especially in the hour of my death. 0 gracious Jesus! 0 amiable Jesus! 0 loving Jesus!