The Bible is the written word of God. It is given to His Church to teach us about Himself and His Laws, and shows us how to become holy.
The Rosary is a very power prayer which is composed of twenty decades. Each decade is recited in honor of a mystery in Jesus' life and that of his mother, Mary. With the prayers of the rosary, we ask Mary to pray for us and to guide us by the example of her son, Jesus.
A novena is a form of Catholic prayer that is recited over nine days or nine hours. With each novena, specific prayers are said with an intention in mind. The novena can be a spiritually enriching prayer experience and is commonly used within the Church.
Reconciliation is a sacrament instituted by Christ. It “washes us clean,” and renews us in Christ.
There are holy days of obligation in which Catholics are obligated to participate in Mass. Sunday is a holy day of obligation, as are six other days throughout the year.
There are an infinite number of amazing Catholic prayers. Here is a short list of basic prayers that are most commonly recited by Catholics.
O, most Sacred Heart of Jesus, filled with infinite love, broken by our ingratitude, and pierced by our sins,
yet loving us still, accept the consecration make to Thee of all that we are and that we have. Take every faculty of our souls and bodies, day by day draw us nearer and nearer to Your Sacred Heart, and there, as we shall hear the lesson, teach us thy holy way.
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.
Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,
and defend us from every evil. Amen.