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Remembering the dead at every meal(0)

November 28, 2017

An important tradition that pays homage to the faithful departed. Many families maintain a tradition of invoking God’s blessing upon their food before eating. It is a simple way of thanking God for the bounty he has provided, recognizing his providential hand in our daily care. It is a Catholic tradition to add to this […]

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A Prayer for Guidance

O eternal and everlasting God, I presume to present myself this morning before thy Divine majesty, beseeching thee to accept of my humble and hearty thanks, that it hath pleased thy great goodness to keep and preserve me the night past from all the dangers poor mortals are subject to, and has given me sweet […]

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Revere the Supreme Government of God

It is fit and becoming in all people, at all times, to acknowledge and revere the Supreme Government of God; to bow in humble submission to His chastisement; to confess and deplore their sins and transgressions in the full conviction that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; and to pray, with […]

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5 Prayers for 2017 you might have forgotten, or never heard of at all

Classic prayers like the Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and a handful of others from our youth are probably so deeply ingrained in our subconscious that it’s not hard to find ourselves turning to them now and then, particularly in a moment of emergency. These “typical” prayers are deeply powerful and undeniably helpful in […]

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