• Prayer for a Happy Death: Prayer of the Day for Friday, June 21, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 21, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O God, great and omnipotent judge of the living and the dead, we are to appear before You after this short life to render an account of our works. Give us the grace to prepare for our last hour by a devout and holy life, and protect us against a sudden and unprovided death. Let us remember our frailty and mortality, that we may always live in the ways of Your commandments. Teach us to "watch and pray" (Luke 21, 36), that when Your summons comes for our departure from this world, we may go forth ...

  • Prayer to Our Lady of Perpetual Help #7: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, June 20, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 20, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Behold, O Mother of Perpetual Help, at thy feet a wretched sinner, who has recourse to thee and trusts in thee. O Mother of mercy, have pity on me; I hear all men call thee the refuge and hope of sinners: be therefore my refuge and my hope. Help me for the love of Jesus Christ: hold out thy hand to a fallen wretch, who commends himself to thee and dedicates himself to be thy servant forever. I praise and thank God, who of His great mercy hath given me this ...

  • Glory Be to the Father: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 19, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

  • Hail, Holy Queen: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, June 18, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 18, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, hail, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this vale of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O merciful, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary! Amen.

  • Prayer for Employment: Prayer of the Day for Monday, June 17, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 17, 2024 at 12:00 am

    You govern your creation, O God, and bring it to perfection by the work of our hands. Hear the prayers of your people who ask for work that will enhance their human dignity and promote the upbuilding of your kingdom. Enable them to provide for those confided to their care either by family ties or by charity we owe to one another for the betterment of human life. We ask this blessing in the name of Jesus who laboured with his own hands while he lived on earth. Amen.

  • Prayers before Holy Communion: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, June 16, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 16, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O Lord Jesus Christ, Who said to Your Apostles: "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you," regard not my sins but the faith of Your Church, and deign to give her peace and unity according to Your Will: Who live and reign, God, world without end. Amen. O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, Who, by the will of the Father, with the cooperation of the Holy Spirit, have by Your death given life to the world, deliver me by this Your Most Sacred Body and Blood from all my sins and ...

  • Prayer for God's Blessing of One's Daily Work: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, June 15, 2024
    by Catholic Online on June 15, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O Lord, my God, Creator and Ruler of the universe, it is Your Will that human beings accept the duty of work. May the work I do bring growth in this life to me and those I love and help to extend the Kingdom of Christ. Give all persons work that draws them to You and to each other in cheerful service. I unite all my work with the Sacrifice of Jesus in the Mass that it may be pleasing to You and give You glory. I beg Your Blessing upon all my efforts. With Saint ...