Let Us Pray

Catholic prayers for when you're on the go!

About the show

Let Us Pray is the prayers of the Church in podcast form. Whether you're driving to work, cooking dinner, or going for a run, Let Us Pray makes it easy to pray along with all your favorite Catholic prayers.

Episodes

  • Pray the Saint Thérèse Rose Prayer

    September 30th, 2021  |  53 secs
    st. thérèse of lisieux, the little flower

    St. Thérèse of Lisieux, often called "the Little Flower," promised to spend her time in heaven doing good on earth. Though she lived a hidden life, after her death the 24-year-old French Carmelite became a Doctor of the Church and a beloved friend and intercessor for countless Catholics. It is often said that she sends down "showers of roses" to those who ask for her intercession.

  • Prayer to St. Christopher While Traveling

    May 30th, 2021  |  44 secs
    saint christopher, st. christopher, travel

    Ask St. Christopher, patron of traveling, for his intercession before your next journey!

  • Sing the Salve Regina

    May 23rd, 2021  |  1 min 53 secs
    antiphon, hail holy queen, hymn, mary, salve regina

    Listen to the Salve Regina, sung by Bishop Robert Reed.

  • Pray the Hail, Holy Queen

    May 16th, 2021  |  1 min 25 secs
    hail holy queen, marian prayer, salve regina

    Pray the Hail, Holy Queen prayer, which is the English translation of the Latin Salve Regina. The Hail, Holy Queen is typically prayed at the end of a Rosary.

  • Pray the Litany of Loreto

    May 9th, 2021  |  4 mins 22 secs
    blessed virgin mother, litany, marian litany

    The Litany of Loreto, also called the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, originated in the Middle Ages. The prayer was approved by Pope Sixtus V in 1587, and it is currently the only approved Marian Litany. The Pope has the exclusive ability to add invocations to the Litany, which many have done throughout history. 'Loreto" refers to the Holy House of Loreto in Italy, which is believed to be the house where the Blessed Virgin was born and raised. Tradition holds that the house was brought from the Holy Land to Italy in the 13th century.

  • Pray Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer for Vocations

    April 23rd, 2021  |  1 min 32 secs
    pope benedict xvi, prayer for vocations, vocations, world day of prayer for vocations

    In his message for the 43rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Benedict XVI encouraged all the faithful to pray this prayer. It invokes God to raise up and sustain vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life.

  • Listen to St. John Chrysostom's Easter Homily

    April 3rd, 2021  |  3 mins 39 secs
    easter, easter homily, resurrection, saint john chrysostom

    "O death, where is your sting? O Hades, where is your victory? Christ is risen and you are abolished!"
    Listen to and meditate on this Easter Sunday homily written by St. John Chrysostom.

  • Listen to The Exsultet

    April 1st, 2021  |  11 mins 27 secs
    easter vigil, exsultet

    The Exsultet, also known as The Proclamation of Easter, is a poetic hymn sung at the beginning of the Easter Vigil to bless the Paschal candle. The Exsultet’s beautiful words express the joy of Christ’s victory over death and recount God’s faithfulness through the ages.

  • Meditate on an Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday

    April 1st, 2021  |  4 mins 59 secs
    an ancient homily for holy saturday, descent into hell, holy saturday

    Meditate on this ancient homily for Holy Saturday, which refers to Jesus' descent into Hell to preach the Gospel to the dead and release the righteous who were held captive there.
    "I command you: Awake, sleeper, I have not made you to be held a prisoner in the underworld. Arise from the dead; I am the life of the dead."

  • Pray a Prayer for Deliverance From Evil

    March 28th, 2021  |  2 mins 16 secs
    deliverance, deliverance from evil, pope st. john paul ii

    Pray this Prayer for Deliverance From Evil, composed by Pope St. John Paul II.

  • Pray a Prayer to Saint Joseph

    March 19th, 2021  |  1 min 3 secs
    prayer to saint joseph, saint joseph

    Pray for St. Joseph's intercession with this prayer composed by Bishop Robert Reed.

  • Pray St. Patrick's Breastplate

    March 14th, 2021  |  1 min 7 secs
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    "Saint Patrick's Breastplate," also called "The Lorica of Saint Patrick," is a beautiful prayer asking for divine protection. Join us in praying the shortened version of the prayer.

  • Pray An Act of Contrition

    March 7th, 2021  |  42 secs
    confession, contrition, penance, reconciliation

    The Act of Contrition isn't reserved for Confession alone. Join Bishop Reed in praying this traditional Act of Contrition any time.

  • Pray a Prayer of Protection From the Devil

    February 21st, 2021  |  1 min 41 secs
    freedom, protection against evil, protection from devil

    A prayer for protection against the devil and freedom from all maleficence, both for ourselves and for those who are enslaved by the demonic.

  • Pray the Peace Prayer of St. Francis

    February 14th, 2021  |  1 min 3 secs
    peace prayer of st. francis, prayer of st. francis, st. francis of assisi

    Join Bishop Robert Reed in praying this prayer frequently attributed to St. Francis of Assisi.

  • Pray the Nicene Creed

    February 7th, 2021  |  1 min 41 secs
    council of nicaea, nicene creed, profession of faith

    The Nicene Creed is a profession of faith that succinctly expresses Catholic belief.