Prayer to St. Michael
Saint Michael the Archangel,defend us in battle;
be our protection against the wickedness and
snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we
humbly pray: and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly
host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and
all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking
the ruin of souls. Amen.

Litany of Humility
(Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val (1865-1930))
O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me.
From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being loved, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being extolled, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being honored, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being praised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being preferred to others, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being consulted, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the desire of being approved, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being humiliated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being despised, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of suffering rebukes, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being calumniated, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being forgotten, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being ridiculed, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being wronged, Deliver me, Jesus.
From the fear of being suspected, Deliver me, Jesus.

That others may be loved more than I,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be esteemed more than I,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That, in the opinion of the world, others may increase and I may decrease,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be chosen and I set aside,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be praised and I unnoticed,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may be preferred to me in everything,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.
That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it.

Prayers of Contrition and Repentance
My God, I am sorry for having offended you and
for having harmed my neighbor. I regret all of my
sins, because I fear the loss of Heaven and the
pains of Hell, but most of all out of love for you,
my Savior, who is perfect in Love and Mercy. I
firmly resolve, with the help of your grace, to
confess my sins, to do penance, and to amend my
life. Amen.

Golden Arrow
May the most holy, most sacred, most adorable,
most mysterious and unutterable Name of God be
always praised, blessed, loved, adored, and
glorified, in Heaven, on earth, and under the
earth, by all the creatures of God, and by the
Sacred Heart of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the most
holy Sacrament of the altar.

Anima Christi
Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save
me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from the
side of Christ, wash me. Passion of Christ,
strengthen me. O good Jesus, hear me. Within
your wounds, hide me. Permit me never to be
separated from you. From the malicious enemy,
defend me. In the hour of my death, call me, and
bid me come to you, so that I may praise you,
with all your Saints and Angels, forever and ever.

The Memorare
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that
never was it known that anyone who fled to your
protection, implored your help, or sought your
intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this
confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgin of virgins,
my Mother. To you I come, before you I stand,
sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word
Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your
mercy hear and answer me.

Dedication to Christ
Take, O Lord, and receive my entire liberty, my
memory, my understanding, and my whole will.
All that I am and all that I possess you have given
me. I surrender it all to you to be disposed of
according to your will. Give me only your love
and your grace; with these I will be rich enough,
and will desire nothing more.

Hail Holy Queen
Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our
sweetness, and our hope. To you do we cry, poor
banished children of Eve. To you do we send up
our sighs, mourning and weeping in this vale of
tears. Turn, then, O most gracious Advocate, your
eyes of mercy toward us, and after this, our exile,
show unto us the blessed fruit of your 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.

Prayer of Saint Francis
O Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:
where there is hatred, let me sow love; where
there is injury, pardon; where there is discord,
unity; where there is doubt, faith; where there is
error, truth; where there is despair, hope; where
there is darkness, light; and where there is
sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may
seek: not so much to be consoled, as to console;
to be understood, as to understand; to be loved, as
to love; for it is in giving that we receive, it is in
pardoning that we are pardoned, and it is in dying
that we are born to eternal life.

Act of Love
O my God, I love you with my whole heart and
above all things, because you are infinitely good
and perfect; and in my love for you, I love my
neighbor as myself. Grant that I may love you
more and more in this life, and in the next, for all
eternity.

Act of Faith
O my God, I firmly believe all the truths that the
Holy Catholic Church believes and teaches; I
believe these truths, O Lord, because you, the
infallible Truth, has revealed them to Her. In this
faith, I am resolved to live and to die.

Act of Hope
O my God, relying on your promises, I hope that,
through the infinite merits of Jesus Christ, you
will grant me forgiveness from all my sins, and
the graces necessary to serve you in this life and
to obtain eternal happiness in the next.
You may end each prayer with the word: Amen.




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