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Why I always carry a Pocket Rosary, and why you should too

Gift ideas Pocket Rosary Prayer chaplet Rosary

Why I always carry a Pocket Rosary, and why you should too

Since becoming Catholic, I have been drawn to the rosary. I have always joked that I made a terrible protestant because I was hopeless at praying. I am not good with words, so my prayers would last less than two minutes, and I would feel guilty that I hadn't prayed properly. I'm just not eloquent enough. The rosary solves this problem for me. I think of my prayer intentions, then pray the rosary, while meditating on the mysteries. My husband and I try to pray the rosary together every night. BUT... I fall asleep. Every. Single. Night. It's actually quite...

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Novena to Saint Jude

Gift ideas Novena Prayer Prayer chaplet St Jude

Novena to Saint Jude

After I was newly confirmed into the Catholic church, I started to learn who the saints were and how they could be a part of our lives.  Not long after, when I was pregnant with our fifth child, I learned about St Jude, patron saint of hopeless and desperate cases. It was getting close to my due date, and our toddler was having some terribly sleepless nights.  I was exhausted, and worried how I would cope with a new baby. So in desperation, I began a novena to St Jude. And the results shocked me! Our toddler, who hadn't yet...

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Litany of Humility

Litany Prayer

Litany of Humility

  Litany of Humility(for private recital only) Jesus, meek and humble of heart,Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being loved,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being extolled,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being honoured,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being praised,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being preferred to others,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being consulted,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the desire of being approved,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being humiliated,Deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear...

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Litany of St Anne, mother of Mary

Litany St. Anne

Litany of St Anne, mother of Mary

Litany of Saint Anne(for private recital only) Lord have mercy on us.Christ have mercy on us. Lord have mercy on us. Christ hear us.Christ, graciously hear us. God, the Father of Heaven,have mercy on us. God the Holy Ghost,have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, One God,have mercy on us. Holy Mary, Queen of Angels and Saints,Pray for us. St Anne, instrument of the Holy Ghost,Pray for us. St Anne, faithful spouse of St Joachim,Pray for us. St Anne, mirror of the married,Pray for us. St Anne, example of widows,Pray for us. St Anne, miracle of patience,Pray for us. St Anne,...

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St Anne Gift Ideas (that support small Catholic businesses)

Gift ideas Prayer St Anne

St Anne Gift Ideas (that support small Catholic businesses)

St Anne Mother of Mary Feast Day: July 26 Patron of: Mothers, Grandmothers, Unmarried women, Infertile women, Homemakers, Housewives, Women in labour, Miners, Cabinet makers, Canada Do you have a devotion to St Anne? Or has your daughter taken the name of Anne for her Confirmation? Here are 8 thoughtful St Anne gift ideas from small Catholic businesses to encourage this devotion to the mother of Mary.  /1/ Bronze Pocket Rosary from Marian Graces /2/ Peg doll from Whymsical Lotus /3/ Patron Saint block from Almond Rod Toys /4/ Art print from Paper Monastery  /5/ Pocket Rosary from Marian Graces...

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