Angelus
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Angelus

St Gabriel the Archangel announced Blessed Virgin Mary that she has to become a Mother of the Son of God. We read this prayer three times a day: morning, noon and evening. In Easter Time, instead of the Angelus, we pray Queen of Heaven (Regina Caeli).  ℣: The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary,...

Sequence of St. Francis of Assisi
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Sequence of St. Francis of Assisi

Sequence for the Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4th) New signs of highest sanctity Deserving praise exceedingly, Wondrous and beautiful to see In Francis we behold. Unto the newly-gathered band Directed by his guiding hand, Francis receives the king’s command The new law to unfold. Before the world’s astonished view Arise the life...

Richard of Burgundy and Companions, Martyrs
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Richard of Burgundy and Companions, Martyrs

Richard of Burgundy, Bishop, and Companions, Franciscan Martyrs from Almalyq (XIV) – June 18 O God our Father, you entrusted bishop Richard of Burgundy and his companions the service in our land. You gave them deep faith, courage and all-forgiving love. Give me the same gifts, so I may live according to the Gospel. Through...

Sequence of the Holy Spirit (Veni Sancte Spiritus)
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Sequence of the Holy Spirit (Veni Sancte Spiritus)

Sequence of the Holy Spirit (Veni Sancte Spiritus) Come, thou Holy Spirit, come, And from thy celestial home Shed a ray of light divine! Come, thou Father of the poor! Come, thou Source of all our store! Come, within our bosoms shine! Thou, of comforters the best; Thou, the soul’s most welcome guest; Sweet refreshment...

BASIC PRAYERS
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BASIC PRAYERS

BASIC PRAYERS Sign of the Cross (In nomine Patri) + In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Lord’s Prayer (Pater noster) 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...