Catholic Prayers
Our Father

Our Father, Who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be
done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our
trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.  And lead us not into
temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Start by making the sign of the Cross: In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit. Amen.

Then recite the Creed:I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and
in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord.  He was conceived by the Holy Spirit, and born of the
Virgin Mary. He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He
descended into hell. On the third day He rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at
the right hand of God the Father Almighty. He will come again to judge the living and the dead. I
believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of
sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

Then say 1 "Our Father", 3 "Hail Mary's" for the virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity; and
then 1 "Glory Be":

Who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be
done, On earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day, our daily bread, And forgive us our
trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but
deliver us from evil. Amen.

HAIL MARY, Full of Grace, The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed
is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the
hour of death. Amen.

GLORY BE to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is
now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen.

The Rosary is divided into three parts, each having five mysteries. While meditating on
the Mysteries, recite:
1 "Our Father"
10 "Hail Mary's" and
1 "Glory Be"  

for each Mystery.  

After each Mystery the
"Fatima Prayer" is said.

Fatima Prayer:  O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fire of hell, lead all souls to
heaven, especially those who are in most need of Thy mercy.

All together this makes up one decade.

After the completion of the five mysteries (five decades), the "Hail Holy Queen" is said  

Hail Holy Queen Prayer:  Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our
hope. To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up our sighs
mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of
mercy toward us, and after this our exile show us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O
clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.  That we may be
made worthy of the promises of Christ.

THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES  ( Mondays and Saturdays, may be said on Sundays during  
Advent and Christmas):
1. The Annunciation
2. The Visitation
3. The Nativity
4. The Presentation
5. The Finding of Jesus in the Temple

THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES  (Tuesdays and Fridays, may be said on Sundays during
Lent ):
1. The Agony in the Garden
2. The Scourging at the Pillar
3. The Crowning with Thorns
4. The Carrying of the Cross
5. The Crucifixion

THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES  (Wednesdays and Sundays):
1. The Resurrection
2. The Ascension
3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit
4. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
5. The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

1. The Baptism in the Jordan
2. The Wedding at Cana
3. Proclamation of the Kingdom
4. The Transfiguration
5. Institution of the Eucharist

For the intentions of the Holy Father, one may recite at this point 1 "Our Father", 1 "Hail Mary",
and one "Glory Be".

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our defense against the wickedness and
snares of the Devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the
heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl
about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
Prayer to our Gaurdian Angel

Angel of God, my guardian dear, To whom God's love commits me here, ever this day, be at
my side, to light and guard, rule and guide.  Amen.

The Glory Be
The Angelus
The Holy Face
Sacred Heart
An Act of Spiritual Communion
Prayer In Visiting The Blessed Sacrament
Thanksgiving To The Trinity  
The Anima Christi
Stations of The Cross
An Act of Contrition
Litany of Humility
Angelic Trisagion
Our Lady of Guadalupe
In Honor of the Immaculate Conception
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Prayer To Our Lady Of Lourdes
Pope's Immaculate Conception Prayer
Regina Coeli
An Election Prayer To Mary
Don Bosco's Prayer To Mary
Consecration To Mary
Children's Prayer To Mary
Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Clare of Assisi
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Saint Mary Magdalene
Saint Therese of Lisieux
Lorica of St. Patrick
The Prayer of St. Ephrem
The Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas
St. Faustina's Prayer Before Eucharist
The Prayer to St. Joseph
30 Days' Prayer to St. Joseph
Devotion to St. Joseph
Memorare to St. Joseph
Prayer of St. Bonaventure
St. Cecilia
The Chaplet of St. Michael the Archangel
Prayer for the Year of St. Paul
The Holy Rosary
Divine Mercy Chaplet
A Morning Offering
A Short Prayer
Come Holy Spirit
Prayer For Help Against Spiritual Enemies
Prayer for Vocations
Prayer for Employment
Prayer for Travelers
Te Deum
Episcopal Blessing  
A Prayer Before Mass
A Prayer After Mass
Thanksgiving for Mass
Miscarriage Prayer
Intercession of Pope John Paul II
Prayer of Abandonment
Prayers For Victims of Hurricanes
Spiritual Pilgrimage With Pope Benedict XVI  
Prayer for the Sick

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give your angels 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
for all your love's sake.  Amen.

Saint Augustine
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