3rd Day of Divine Mercy Novena
2nd Day of Divine Mercy Novena
1st Day of Divine Mercy Novena
Fourteenth Station of the Cross
Thirteenth Station of the Cross
Twelfth Station of the Cross
Eleventh Station of the Cross
Tenth Station of the Cross
Ninth Station of the Cross
Eighth Station of the Cross
Seventh Station of the Cross
Sixth Station of the Cross
Fifth Station of the Cross
Fourth Station of the Cross
Third Station of the Cross
Second Station of the Cross
First Station of the Cross
Memorare to St. Joseph
Prayer for Feast of St. Cyril
Prayer for Feast of St. Patrick
Prayer for the 4th Thursday in Lent
Prayer for the 4th Wednesday in Lent
Prayer of St. Gregory
Prayer for the 4th Monday in Lent
Prayer for Laetare Sunday
Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas
Prayer for 3rd Wednesday in Lent
Prayer for the End of Holy Mass
Prayer for 3rd Monday in Lent
Prayer for 2nd Friday in Lent


For Prayers posted in January see JANUARY PRAYERS

For Prayers posted in February see FEBRUARY PRAYERS

DAILY PRAYERS

Prayers posted during March



Easter Sunday, March 31, 2002:
Day Three of the Novena of Divine Mercy: March 31, 2002

      "Today bring Me all devout and faithful souls and immerse them in the ocean of My Mercy. These souls brought Me consolation on the Way of the Cross. They were that drop of consolation in the midst of an ocean of bitterness."
   Most Merciful Jesus, from the treasury of Your Mercy, You impart Your graces in great abundance to each and all. Receive us into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart and never let us escape from It. We beg this grace of You by that most wondrous Love for the Heavenly Father with which Your Heart burns so fiercely.

    Eternal Father, turn Your Merciful gaze upon faithful souls, as upon the inheritance of Your Son. For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion, grant them Your blessing and surround them with Your constant protection. Thus may they never fail in love or lose the treasure of the holy faith, but rather, with all the hosts of Angels and Saints, may they glorify Your boundless Mercy for endless ages. Amen.


Holy Saturday, March 30, 2002:
Day Two of the Novena of Divine Mercy: March 30, 2002

      "Today bring Me the Souls of Priests and Religious, and immerse them in My unfathomable Mercy. It was they who gave Me strength to endure My bitter Passion. Through them as through channels of My Mercy flows out upon mankind."
    Most Merciful Jesus, from Whom comes all that is good, increase Your grace in men and women consecrated to Your service, that they may perform worthy works of mercy; and that all who see them may glorify the Father of Mercy Who is in Heaven.

    Eternal Father, turn Your merciful gaze upon the company of chosen ones in Your vineyard - upon the souls of priests and religious; and endow them with the strength of Your blessing. For the love of the Heart of Your Son in which they are enfolded, impart to them Your power and light, that they may be able to guide others in the way of salvation and with one voice sing praise to Your boundless Mercy for ages without end. Amen.


Good Friday, March 29, 2002: Day One of the Novena of Divine Mercy: March 29, 2002

      "Today bring Me All Mankind, especially All Sinners and immerse them in the ocean of My Mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me."
    Most Merciful Jesus, Whose very nature it is to have compassion on us and to forgive us, do not look upon our sins but upon our trust which we place in Your infinite goodness. Receive us all into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart, and never let us escape from It. We beg this of You by Your Love which unites You to the Father and the Holy Spirit.

    Eternal Father, turn Your Merciful gaze upon all mankind and especially upon poor sinners, all enfolded in the Most Compassionate Heart of Jesus. For the sake of His Sorrowful Passion show us Your Mercy, that we may praise the omnipotence of Your Mercy for ever and ever. Amen.


Good Friday, March 29, 2002:
14. Jesus is Laid in the Tomb

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, when I see the great stone sealing Your tomb, I feel alone and abandoned. Even though You sometimes seem distant or absent in my life, help me always to believe in Your closeness and loving presence.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

13. Jesus is taken down from the Cross

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, when I see the great stone sealing Your tomb, I feel alone and abandoned. Even though You sometimes seem distant or absent in my life, help me always to believe in Your closeness and loving presence.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

12. Jesus dies on the Cross

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, Your broken and lifeless body calls me to deeper faith. You chose death, even death on the cross. Help me to see my crosses as ways of loving You.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

11. Jesus is nailed to the Cross

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, I can never doubt Your great love for me when I see You crucified. Help me to see Your cross as the great sign of Your love for me.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

10. Jesus is stripped of His garments

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, seeing You so cruelly humiliated makes me realize how I cling to my accomplishments, my possessions, my way. Help me to let go of those things in my life that prevent me from growing closer to You and others.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

9. Jesus falls for the Third Time

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, Your failing strength makes me see how helpless I am. Without You, I can do nothing. Help me to rely on Your strength, to see how much I need You.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

8. Jesus comforts the Women of Jerusalem

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, Your great compassion for others overwhelms me. I feel petty and selfish when I think of You and the way You love. Help me to pour out my love, that You might fill me with Your Love.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Holy Thursday, March 28, 2002:
Seventh Station of the Cross
7. Jesus falls for the Second Time

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, failure and disappointment sometimes lead me to despair. I hide behind my pride and self-pity, withdrawing from You and others. Give me the hope I need and help me never to be afraid to begin again.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Wednesday, March 27, 2002:
Sixth Station of the Cross
6. Veronica wipes the Holy Face of Jesus

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, at times I am afraid to reach out to others. I do nothing when I should act; I say nothing when I should speak out. Give me a deeper and more courageous faith. Help me to trust that You are with me.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Tuesday, March 26, 2002:
Fifth Station of the Cross

5. Simon the Cyrene helps Jesus carry His Cross

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, sometimes I am indifferent to the needs of others in my life. I even neglect those whom I love. Help me to see that loving others is the surest way to find You in my life.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Monday, March 25, 2002:
Fourth Station of the Cross

4. Jesus meets His Blessed Mother

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, Your mother Mary's grief was surpassed by her love for you. So often You come to me in others and their love gives me new life. Help me to see how often You love me through the people in my life.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2002:
Third Station of the Cross

3. Jesus falls for the First Time

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, You know how often I fall trying to follow You. Yet, You are always there to life me up. Help me always to trust in Your loving care for me.

    Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Thursday, March 21, 2002:
Second Station of the Cross

2. Jesus willingly takes up His Cross

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, You embraced Your cross to redeem the world. Help me to embrace the crosses in life-the hardships, struggles, disappointments, and pain. Only by recognizing my own weakness, can I discover Your strength.

    Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Wednesday, March 20, 2002:
First Station of the Cross

1. Jesus is condemned to die

We adore Thee, O Lord, and we praise Thee. Because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world.

(genuflect or make the sign of the cross)

    MEDITATION: Lord Jesus, often I judge others and fail to be understanding or loving. Help me to see the people in my life through Your eyes, not the eyes of Pontius Pilate.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

Tuesday, March 19, 2002:
Memorare Prayer to Saint Joseph

Remember, most pure spouse of Mary ever Virgin, my loving protector Joseph, that never has it been heard that anyone invoked your protection or besought your aid without being consoled. In this confidence I come before you; I fervently recommend myself to you. Despise not my prayer, foster father of the Redeemer, but graciously deign to hear it. Amen.

From Intercessions & Devotions

Monday, March 18, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Grant unto us, we beseech Thee, O almighty God, by the intercession of the blessed Bishop Cyril, so to know Thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ Whom Thou hast sent, that we may be accounted worthy to be numbered for evermore among the sheep who hear His voice. Through the same our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for today's Holy Mass

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, March 15-17, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Patrick

O God, Who didst vouchsafe to send Thy Confessor and Bishop, Blessed Patrick, to preach Thy glory to the nations, grant, through his merits and intercession, that what Thou dost command us to do, we may, by Thy mercy, be enabled to perform. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.

Taken from the Collect for Feast of Saint Patrick

Thursday, March 14, 2002:
Prayer for the Fourth Thursday in Lent

Grant, we beseech Thee, O almighty O God, that we who are chastised by the fasts we have undertaken, may also be gladdened with holy devotion: that our earthly affections being weakened, we may the more easily lay hold on Heavenly things. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth, with the Holy Ghost, One God, world without end. Amen.

Collect for Today's Holy Mass

Wednesday, March 13, 2002:
Prayer for the Fourth Wednesday in Lent

O God, Who through fasting grantest to us the just the reward of their merits and to sinners, forgiveness: have mercy on Thy suppliants, that the confession of our guilt may avail the pardon of our sins. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, One God world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for today's Holy Mass

Tuesday, March 12, 2002:
Prayer on the Feast of St. Gregory the Great

O God, Who didst give to the soul of Thy servant Gregory, the rewards of everlasting bliss: mercifully grant, that we, who are oppressed by the burden of our sins, may be raised by his intercession with Thee. Through our Lord Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, One God world without end. Amen.

From today's Collect for the Feast of St. Gregory the Great

Monday, March 11, 2002:
Prayer for the Fourth Monday in Lent

We beseech Thee, O almighty God, grant that as year by year we devoutly keep these sacred fasts, we may please Thee both in body and mind. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, One God world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for today's Holy Mass

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, March 8-10, 2002:
Prayer of LAETARE Sunday

Rejoice, O Jerusalem: and come together all you that love her: rejoice with joy, you that have been in sorrow: that you may exult and be filled from the breasts of your consolation. I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: we shall go into the house of the Lord. Glory be to the Father... - Rejoice, O Jerusalem...

Taken from the Introit for Laetare Sunday (Isaias 66: 10,11; Psalm 121: 1)

Thursday, March 7, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas

O God, who dost enlighten Thy Church with the wonderful learning of blessed Thomas, Thy confessor, and dost render it fruitful by his holy works, grant us, we beseech Thee, both to understand that which he taught, and to follow his example in what he practiced. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth, with the Holy Ghost, One God, world without end. Amen.

Collect for Today's Holy Mass honoring the Angelic Doctor

Wednesday, March 6, 2002:
Prayer for the Third Wednesday in Lent

We beseech Thee, O Lord, grant us that taught by wholesome fasting and abstaining from harmful vices, we may the more easily obtain Thy pardon. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, One God world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for today's Holy Mass

Tuesday, March 5, 2002:
Prayer at the End of Mass

O God, our refuge and our strength, look down in mercy on Thy people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and Immaculate Virgin Mary Mother of God, of St. Joseph her spouse, of Thy blessed apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the saints, in mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of our holy Mother the Church. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Part of the Leonine Prayers

Monday, March 4, 2002:
Prayer for the Third Monday in Lent

Pour forth in Thy mercy, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that as we abstain from carnal food, may we also restrain our senses from harmful excesses. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, One God world without end. Amen.

Tract for today's Holy Mass taken from Psalm 102: 10

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, March 1-3, 2002:
Prayer for Second Friday in Lent

O Lord, grant unto Thy people, we beseech Thee, health of mind and body: that cleaving to good works, they may ever deserve to be defended by the protection of Thy strength. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in unity with the Holy Ghost, One God, world without end. Amen.

Taken from after the Postcommunion for today's Holy Mass


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