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Novena of Trust in God

Novena of Trust in God

Prayer. It is a chance to take a step back. To breathe deeply. To take in the sunshine of God's grace. To see things from a different perspective. To learn from the saints. To receive from God....It could happen in these weeks that the continuous stream of new revelations appearing in the news and the enormity of the sadness at what has happened could make us wonder about the future of the Church or worry about whether our faith will fail. We might be concerned about our children or fin...
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Litany for Healing

Litany for Healing

The sexual abuse of one child by a member of the clergy is one tragedy too many, but we are gradually becoming aware of the scope of this sinful tragedy: thousands of lives have been shattered by the very people who were supposed to stand in the person of Christ.As the one Body of Christ, we all share in this brokenness, each member to a different degree. Jesus Christ, our Head, wants to bring healing, light, and grace to each of us and through each of us. In this difficult time, let us turn to ...
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Jesus, Please Come to Us

Jesus, Please Come to Us

When all feels dark and hope is hard to find, remind us, loving God, that you are closest to us at the points where we most need you. For nothing, nothing at all, can take us away from your love in Christ Jesus. Amen.Angela, Great Britain♦ — ♦Dear Lord, the numbness still remains, the memories play and replay in our minds. We go through the motions but nothing has the same meaning anymore. With lives destroyed, is there now unmeaning? Yet, I sense a new spir...
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Prayer to the Mother of Sorrows

Prayer to the Mother of Sorrows

Mary, here I am, a bruised and wounded person, perhaps shunned or rejected by others. Frustration, anger, sorrow flood my soul. You invite me to stand by you, stand beneath the cross, stand as you help me carry my cross with the tenderness shown only by mothers.Mary, Mother of Sorrows, my comfort, standing beneath the cross you grasped for any glimpse of hope as you watched and waited and loved—loved until the last breath of your Son. In that horrible moment when the sacred body of your be...
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Prayer for Unfailing Hope

Prayer for Unfailing Hope

Lord Jesus, you see my entire life:past, present, and future.You know my thoughts and feelings.You see how hard life can be,how unfair it can seem at times.In all the confusion, one thing is certain:your love for me never changes.I place all my hope in you.You embrace me as I am.You walk with me and guide me.Help me to recognize your presenceand to follow where you lead with trust.You desire only the greatest good for me;you are on my side.I place all my hope in you.Help me to know how much you ...
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Download and share this free resource for deepening our faith and living out our call to bring healing, protection, and justice in this time of the unfolding revelations of sexual abuse within the Church. (Free reproducible for parishes and groups!) 

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United with the Blessed Mother at the foot of the cross, we offer our media efforts and also daily Mass, Eucharistic adoration, and sacrifices in reparation for evil and for the building up of each member of the Body of Christ. 

 

  

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