13 Views · 25 days ago
Pious tradition states that a Poor Clare appeared to one of her fellow sistren stating this prayer allowed her to expiate sins while still living. This may be a good aid, but is no replacement for the sacrament of Confession and the penances given therefrom.
24 Views · 1 month ago
This prayer is recited three times in the day - at 6 am, noon, and 6 pm. It is usually recited kneeling save Saturday evenings, and all day Sunday when one is standing. When standing, genuflect at "Et verbum... ". In addition, this prayer is not said in Paschaltide when it is reached by the Regina Caeli.
11 Views · 2 months ago
The Litany of the Most Precious Blood was approved for public use in 1960 by Pope John XXIII, although devotion to the Precious Blood goes back centuries. Indeed, as Father Faber wrote in 1860 “the lives of the saints are replete with devotion to the precious blood.” The month of July is dedicated to the Precious Blood in the Church’s Liturgical Calendar.
17 Views · 2 months ago
She is commonly called St. Gertrude the Great. This prayer of hers is said to release 1,000 souls from Purgatory. Regardless of the veracity of the previous statement,the poor souls need and want our prayers. May this gem inspire in you good works.