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The Great Promises Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus-The Nine First Fridays

June 30 First Martyrs of the Church of Rome(d. 68)In July of 64 A.D., more than half of Rome was destroyed by fire. Rumor blamed the tragedy on Nero, who wanted to enlarge his palace. He shifted the blame by accusing the Christians. According to the historian Tacitus, many Christians were put to dea

Posted 06/30/2015 03:52 PM

Prayer to Sts. Peter and Paul for the Holy Catholic Church

Defend, O Lord, thy servants, we beseech thee, from all dangers both of body and soul; and, by the intercession of the blessed and glorious Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of the blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, of blessed N., and of all thy saints, mercifully grant us the blessings of peace and safety

Posted 06/29/2015 02:20 PM

Petitions to St. Peter and St. Paul

O holy Apostles, Peter and Paul, I choose you this day and forever to be my special patrons and advocates; thee, Saint Peter, Prince of the Apostles, because thou art the Rock, upon which Almighty God hath built His Church; thee, Saint Paul, because thou wast fore-chosen by God as the Vessel of elec

Posted 06/29/2015 01:52 PM

Consecration Of The Family To The Sacred Heart Of Jesus

June 28 St. Irenaeus (130?-220) The Church is fortunate that Irenaeus was involved in many of its controversies in the second century. He was a student, well trained, no doubt, with great patience in investigating, tremendously protective of apostolic teaching, but prompted more by a desire to win o

Posted 06/28/2015 08:03 PM

Daily Prayer In Honour Of The Holy Wounds

June 27-St. Cyril of Alexandria (376?-444) Saints are not born with halos around their heads. Cyril, recognized as a great teacher of the Church, began his career as archbishop of Alexandria, Egypt, with impulsive, often violent, actions. He pillaged and closed the churches of the Novatian heretics

Posted 06/27/2015 07:59 AM

O Sweet Heart Of Jesus

June 26-Blessed Raymond Lull (1235-1315 )Raymond worked all his life to promote the missions and died a missionary to North Africa. Raymond was born at Palma on the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean Sea. He earned a position in the king’s court there. One day a sermon inspired him to dedicate

Posted 06/26/2015 06:13 PM

Prayers To The Hearts Of Jesus And Mary By St. John Eudes

St. John Eudes (1601-1680) How little we know where God’s grace will lead. Born on a farm in northern France, John died at 79 in the next “county” or department. In that time he was a religious, a parish missionary, founder of two religious communities and a great promoter of the devotion to the Sac

Posted 06/26/2015 02:37 AM

Consecration To The Immaculate Heart Of The Blessed Virgin Mary

June 25, Blessed Jutta of Thuringia, (d. 1264?) Today’s patroness of Prussia began her life amidst luxury and power but died the death of a simple servant of the poor. In truth, virtue and piety were always of prime importance to Jutta and her husband, both of noble rank. The two were set to make a

Posted 06/25/2015 05:20 PM