Pray with Mary

To Jesus, Through Mary

As a young priest, Saint Josemaria grasped with new depth a truth he had always known. “Yesterday I discovered another Mediterranean: if I am a son of my Father God, then I am also a son of my Mother Mary.”

Mary, Mother of Mercy

"God’s special love for humble people contains a deep mystery. God is 'disarmed' by simple people; their language, seemingly so naive and inoffensive, 'put(s) down the mighty from their throne.'" A new article on Christian life.

Mary, Model and Teacher of Faith

Fifth article in the series "Examples of Faith." With link to "A Marian Month" and words of Saint John Paul II on our Lady and praying the Rosary.

Message of the day

“Rest means recuperation: to gain strength”

Rest means recuperation: to gain strength, form ideals and make plans. In other words it means a change of occupation, so that you can come back later with a new impetus to your daily job. (Furrow, 514)

I have always seen rest as time set aside from daily tasks, never as days of idleness. (Furrow, 514)

Make good use of your time. Don't forget the fig tree cursed by our Lord. And it was doing something: sprouting leaves. Like you... Don't tell me you have excuses. It availed the fig tree little, relates the Evangelist ...

Other Resources for Your Prayer

July Recollection Kit #StayHome

Who said you can't spend a few hours in quiet prayer in your own home? Even if you are not with other people, these materials can help you to "recollect" for a few hours wherever you are.

June Recollection Kit #StayHome

A recollection is a “mini-retreat,” a few hours of quiet prayer in which we can look at our lives in the presence of God. As we continue to face a global plague, this guide for a "recollection-at-home" will help you spend an hour or two in loving conversation with God, right where you are.

"Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour's Glory": Corpus Christi Playlist

"In the liturgy, music is not a mere accompaniment or ornamentation... It helps us to be recollected, to place ourselves in the mystery of God. It leads us to adoration." This 30-minute playlist of Eucharistic hymns can help you celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi in a special way this year, especially if you are still unable to physically attend Holy Mass due to the pandemic.