Prayer - Queenship of Mary
Prayer - Feast of Corpus Christi
Prayer - St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi
Prayer - St. Augustine of Canterbury
Prayer for feast of St. Bede
Prayer to the Triune Divinity
Prayer to Our Lady - St. Bonaventure
Prayer to Our Lady - St. Germanus
Evening Prayer of St. Augustine
Prayer for Feast of St. Bernardine
Preparation for Pentecost
Feast of St. Philip and James
Ascension Vespers Hymn
Salutation to St. Michael
Prayer for Feast of St. Stanislaus
St. John Before the Latin Gate
Prayer for Feast of St. Monica
Prayer for Feast of St. Athanasius
Memorare to St. Joseph


For Prayers posted in January see JANUARY PRAYERS

For Prayers posted in February see FEBRUARY PRAYERS

For Prayers posted in March see MARCH PRAYERS

For Prayers posted in April see APRIL PRAYERS

DAILY PRAYERS
Prayers posted during May


Friday-Saturday-Sunday, May 31 - June 2, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of the Queenship of Mary

Grant, O Lord, we beseech Thee, to those who are celebrating this solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Queen; that safe in her protection we may deserve to enjoy present peace and future glory. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee, in the unity with the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for the Feast of the Queenship of Mary

Thursday, May 30, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Corpus Christi

O God, Who in a wonderful Sacrament hast left unto us the memorial of Thy Passion; grant, we beseech Thee, that we may so venerate the sared mysteries of Thy Body and Blood as to experience continually within ourselves the fruit of Thy Redemption. Who livest and reignest, with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for the Feast of Corpus Christi

Wednesday, May 29, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Mary Magdalen de Pazzi
    O God, the lover of chastity, Who didst inflame the blessed Virgin, Mary Magdalen, with love for Thee and didst adorn her with Heavenly gifts; grant that as we honor her on this festal day, so we may follow her in purity and love. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one world without end. Amen.

    From the Collect for today's Mass

    Tuesday, May 28, 2002:
    Prayer for the Feast of Saint Augustine of Canterbury

    O God, Who by the preaching and miracles of blessed Augustine, Thy Confessor and Bishop, didst vouchsafe to shed upon the English people the light of the true faith; grant that, through his intercession, the hearts of those that have gone astray may return to the unity of Thy truth, and that we may be of one mind in doing Thy will. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one world without end. Amen.

    From the Collect for the Feast of St. Augustine of Canterbury

    Monday, May 27, 2002: Prayer for the Feast of Saint Bede the Venerable
      O God, Who didst glorify Thy Church by the learning of blessed Bede, Thy Confessor and Doctor, mercifully grant to Thy servants ever to be enlightened by his wisdom, and helped by his merits. Through Lord Jesus Christ, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.
      From the Collect for today's Mass

    Friday-Saturday-Sunday, May 24-26, 2002:
    Trinity Prayer of the Divine Will
      O Triune Divinity, I will believe whatever You want me to believe, go wherever you want me to go, do whatever you want me to do, all for the love of You so that I might always listen to the Father, love with the Son and live in the Sanctifier. Amen.

    Thursday, May 23, 2002:
    Prayer to Our Lady by St. Bonaventure
      Blessed is the man who loves thy name, O Mary. Yes, truly blessed is he who loves thy sweet name, O Mother of God! Thy name is so glorious and admirable, that no one who remembers it has any fears at the hour of death. I ask thee, O Mary, for the glory of thy name, to come and meet my soul when it is departing from this world, and to take it in thine arms.

    Wednesday, May 22, 2002:
    Prayer Ejaculation to Our Lady by Saint Germanus
      May the last movement of my tongue be to pronounce the name of the Mother of God.

    Tuesday, May 21, 2002:
    Evening Prayer composed by Saint Augustine

      "Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give Your Angels and Saints charge over those who sleep.
      Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
      Rest Your weary ones.
      Bless Your dying ones.
      Soothe Your suffering ones.
      Pity Your afflicted ones.
      Shield Your joyous ones.
      And all for Your love's sake. Amen."

    Monday, May 20, 2002:
    Prayer for the Feast of Saint Bernardine of Siena

    O Lord Jesus Christ, Who didst grant to blessed Bernardine, Thy Confessor, a surpassing love for Thy holy Name; we beseech Thee by his merits and intercession, graciously pour into our hearts the spirit of Thy love. Who livest and reignest, with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.

    From the Collect for today's Mass

    Monday-Pentecost Sunday, May 13-19, 2002:
    NOVENA TO THE HOLY GHOST

    Come, Holy Ghost, fill the hearts of Thy faithful and enkindle in them the fire of Thy love. Send forth Thy Spirit and they shall be created and Thou shalt renew the face of the earth.

    With this prayer say 7 Our Fathers, 7 Hail Mary's and 7 Glory Be's daily from the Friday after Ascension Thursday to Pentecost Sunday

    Friday-Saturday-Sunday, May 10-12, 2002:
    Prayer for the Feast of Saints Philip and James

    O God, Who dost gladden us by the yearly festival day of Thine Apostles Philip and James; grant we beseech Thee that we who rejoice in their merits, may be taught by their examples. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one world without end. Amen.

    From the Collect for the Feast of St. Philip and James, Apostles

    Thursday, May 9, 2002:
    Salutis humanae Hymn for the Ascension
      Of man's Salvation source, O Lord!
      Jesus, delight for hearts to prove
      The ransomed world's Creative Word,
      And chaste light of all souls that love.

      What wond'rous mercy conquered Thee
      Our sins upon Thyself to bear,
      That guiltless dying on the Tree,
      Our souls from death's jaws Thou might'st tear?

      Bursting the chaos of the grave
      From captives Thou dost loose their chain;
      And conquering death in triumph brave,
      Dost at the Father's right hand reign.

      Let mercy urge Thee, by Thy grace
      In full our losses to restore;
      And granting us to see Thy face,
      Enrich us with Thy blest light's store.

      Thou guide to Heaven, and Thou the way!
      Be Thou the goal where our hearts tend
      Be Thou our joy 'mid tears; we pray,
      Be Thou our life's sweet prize and end.

      Amen.
from the Saint Andrew Daily Missal for the Vespers on Ascension Thursday

Wednesday, May 8, 2002:
Salutation to Saint Michael the Archangel

    Alleluia, alleluia. Holy Archangel Michael, defend us in battle; that we may not perish in the dreadful judgment. Alleluia. The sea was shaken, and the earth trembled when the Archangel Michael came down from Heaven. Alleluia.
From the Alleluia for the Mass honoring the feast of the Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel on Monte Gorgano in southern Italy in 525.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Stanislaus

"O God, for Whose honor the glorious bishop Stanislaus fell under the swords of the wicked; grant, we beseech Thee, that all who implore his aid, may obtain alutary answer to their prayers. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen."

From the Collect for today's Mass

Monday, May 6, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint John before the Latin Gate
    O God, Who seest that on every side we are afflicted by our evils; deny us not, we entreat Thee, the safeguard of the glorious intercession of blessed John Thine apostle and evangelist. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.
From the Collect for today's Mass

Friday-Saturday-Sunday, May 3-5, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Monica

O God, the Comforter of the sorrowful and the Salvation of them that put their trust in Thee, Who had merciful regard to the loving tears of blessed Monica in bringing about the conversion of her son Augustine; grant that by their united intercession, we may grieve over our sins and attain grace and pardon from Thee. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, one world without end. Amen.

From the Collect for the Feast of St. Monica

Thursday, May 2, 2002:
Prayer for the Feast of Saint Athanasius

O God, the Rewarder of faithful souls, grant that by the prayers of blessed Athanasius, Thy confessor and bishop, whose venerable festival we celebrate, we may obtain pardon. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen."

Collect for today's Mass

Wednesday, May 1, 2002:
Memorare to Saint Joseph
    Remember, most pure spouse of Mary, ever Virgin, our loving protector, Saint Joseph, that no one ever had recourse to your protection or asked your aid without obtaining relief. Confiding, therefore, in your goodness, we come before you and humbly implore you. Despise not our petitions, Foster-father of the Redeemer, but graciously receive them. Amen.


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