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When we pray the Guardian Angel Prayer, we acknowledge that God has given us the gift of a Guardian Angel and we ask our Angel to help and protect us. Image of two statues: a child and his Guardian Angel.
Prayers

Guardian Angel Prayer

Guardian Angel Prayer Angel of God my guardian dear, to whom God's love entrusts me here, ever this day be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen. The Guardian Angel Prayer is a wonderful prayer to use. When we pray it we acknowledge that God has given us the gift of… Continue reading Guardian Angel Prayer

It can be challenging to live as God wants me to live on a daily basis. How do I know how God wants me to live each day? Ephesians, St. Paul tells us. Image of woman holding a Rosary and praying at church.
Faith

Live as God Wants Me to Live

It can be challenging to live as God wants me to live on a daily basis. How do I know how God wants me to live each day? How do I know if I am following Him as I should, living my life in the way He wants for me to live it? I have… Continue reading Live as God Wants Me to Live

St. Michael the Archangel prayer was composed by Pope Leo XIII in October of 1884. It is a prayer asking St. Michael the Archangel, the leader of the good angles in Heaven, to protect us from the Devil and all evil spirits whose aim it is to draw souls away from Christ. Image of an angle with a sword and armor preparing to go into battle.
Prayers

St. Michael the Archangel Prayer

St. Michael the Archangel Prayer St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard 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 evil spirits who prowl about… Continue reading St. Michael the Archangel Prayer

Do you and your spouse yearn to grow closer as a couple, yet think you'll never be close again? You can grow closer. It is possible and worth the effort! Make time to send together. Image of a silhouette of a couple dancing.
marriage

5 Ways to Grow Closer as a Couple

Do you and your spouse yearn to grow closer as a couple? Do you wonder how to do it, or just think you're past the honeymoon stage and you'll never have a close connection like that ever again? There is good news! You can grow closer as a couple and have a richer marriage. It… Continue reading 5 Ways to Grow Closer as a Couple

The Prayer Before Meals and the Prayer After Meals are both good to remember to pray. They help us to keep our focus on God and His providing for us. Image of a family around the table praying together.
Prayers

Prayer Before Meals and Prayer After Meals

Prayer Before Meals Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty through Christ, our Lord. Amen.   Prayer After Meals We give Thee thanks for all Thy benefits, O Almighty God, who livest and reignest world without end. Amen. May the souls of the faithfully departed,… Continue reading Prayer Before Meals and Prayer After Meals

Do you know how to create a chore chart? The best chore chart for your family is the one you use! Follow these simple steps to create one for your family. Image of a chore chart titled Blessing our Home Chore Chart form Blessed catholic Mom.
Family, kids

How to Create a Family Chore Chart

What chore am I on this week? I have heard that question from our kids many times before! Do you wonder how to create a chore chart for your family that will actually work? Have no fear. I will share with you what we have done that has worked well for our family over the… Continue reading How to Create a Family Chore Chart

By praying a Morning Offering each day, we offer our day to God. We put Him in the forefront of our mind and set the tone for our day to be focused on and offered for Him. Image of two open hands together held out in a gesture of offering.
Prayers

Morning Offering

Morning Offering Oh my God, I offer You every thought and word and act of today. Please bless me, my God, and make me good today. Amen. By praying a Morning Offering each day, we offer our day to God. We put Him in the forefront of our mind and set the tone for our… Continue reading Morning Offering

The saints are our friends. More than our friends, they are our family in Christ. We can ask them to pray for us. Image of a stained glass window of John the Baptist.
Faith

The Saints are our Friends in Christ

Do you have a friend in Heaven? One that is always there for you who you can call on at any time and KNOW he or she will listen to you, pray for you, and come to your aid? The saints are our friends. More than our friends, they are our family in Christ. As… Continue reading The Saints are our Friends in Christ

The Act of Contrition is a prayer where we throw ourselves on Jesus' mercy. We tell Him of our sorrow in sinning, ask for His forgiveness and for His help. Image of a woman sitting with her head against her clasped hands as if in prayer.
Prayers

Act of Contrition

Act of Contrition   Oh my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee. I detest all my sins because of Thy just punishments, but most of all, because they offend Thee, my God, Who art all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to… Continue reading Act of Contrition

As we pray the Apostles' Creed, we identify and profess what we believe about God and our Catholic faith. Image of a cross with the sun shining behind it in a blue sky with some white clouds.
Prayers

The Apostles’ Creed

The Apostles' Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day, he… Continue reading The Apostles’ Creed