Saint John the Baptist

  From Jewish Antiquities written by Flavius Josephus in about 93 AD: “Now some of the Jews thought that the destruction of Herod’s army came from God as a just punishment of what Herod had done against John who was called the Baptist. For Herod had killed this good man, who had commanded the Jews to exercise…

An Ancient Prayer To St. Joseph

  O ST. JOSEPH, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in thee all my interests and desires. O St. Joseph, assist me by thy powerful intercession and obtain for me all spiritual blessings through thy foster Son, Jesus Christ Our Lord, so that, having engaged…

A prayer to St. Joseph

  A prayer to obtain a conversion O Glorious Patriarch St. Joseph, who merited to be called ‘just’ by the Holy Ghost, I urgently recommend to thee the soul of ————————- (Name), which Jesus redeemed at the price of His Precious Blood. Thou knowest how deplorable is the state and how unhappy the life of…

Litany of Humility

O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed, Deliver me, Jesus. (repeat after each line) From the desire of being loved, From the desire of being extolled, From the desire of being honored, From the desire of being praised, From the desire of being preferred to others, From…