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The Very Best Spiritual Warfare Prayer for Conversions of Loved Ones

“As we enter heaven we will see them, so many of them coming towards us and thanking us. We will ask who they are, and they will say a poor soul you prayed for in purgatory.” -Venerable Fulton Sheen How many of us had grandparents who had their stack of holy cards in their prayer book? […]


Psalm 27(26):7-14: Confidence in God in times of tribulation

1. The Liturgy of Vespers has divided Psalm 27[26] into two parts, following the text’s structure which is similar to a diptych. We have just proclaimed the second part of this hymn of trust that is raised to the Lord on the dark day of the assault of evil. Verses 7 to 14 of the Psalm open […]


We are the Church

The Church is a natural home for all who wish to pray, and the more faithful the Church is to its charter the more effective it will be as a school of prayer and contemplation. There is no better ac­companiment to growth in prayerfulness than a strong sacramental life and the constant proclaiming and hearing […]