Let Us Pray

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

43 episodes of Let Us Pray since the first episode, which aired on November 25th, 2019.

  • Pray the Peace Prayer of St. Francis

    February 14th, 2021  |  1 min 3 secs
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    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
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    The Nicene Creed is a profession of faith that succinctly expresses Catholic belief.

  • Pray the Apostles' Creed

    February 7th, 2021  |  57 secs
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    The Apostles' Creed is one of the most well-known creeds of western Christianity and was developed from a second century baptismal creed. It became the official statement of Catholic faith during the reign of Pope Innocent III between 1198-1216. Today, the Apostles' Creed is prayed at the beginning of the Rosary and is recited in a question-and-answer format at Baptisms.

  • Pray Psalm 139 | Chanted

    January 31st, 2021  |  2 mins 8 secs
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    Listen to and pray with Psalm 139:1-12, chanted by Bishop Robert Reed.

  • Pray the Merton Prayer

    January 17th, 2021  |  1 min 16 secs
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    Don't know where you're going, what do to, or how to pray? This prayer is for you.

  • Pray the Christmas Prayer of Pope St. John XXIII

    December 24th, 2020  |  1 min 22 secs
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    Join Bishop Robert Reed in praying this Christmas prayer composed by Pope St. John XXIII.

  • Pray the Christmas Prayer of St. Augustine

    December 24th, 2020  |  51 secs
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    Join Bishop Robert Reed in praying this Christmas prayer composed by Saint Augustine of Hippo.

  • A Prayer for Christmas Eve

    December 23rd, 2020  |  1 min 21 secs
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    Pray this Christmas Eve prayer attributed to 19th century Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson.

  • Pray With the Birth of Jesus According to St. Luke

    December 20th, 2020  |  3 mins 1 sec
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    Listen as Bishop Robert Reed reads Luke 2:1-20, which tells of the birth of Jesus and the visit of the shepherds.

  • Pray the O Antiphons

    December 13th, 2020  |  2 mins 16 secs
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    Listen and pray with Bishop Robert Reed as he sings the seven O Antiphons.

  • Pray the Magnificat

    December 6th, 2020  |  1 min 21 secs
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    Join us in praying the Magnificat. Taken from Luke 1:46-55, the Magnificat is Mary's canticle, a song of praise and surrender in response to Elizabeth after the child leapt in her womb.

  • Pray the Prayer of Abandonment

    November 29th, 2020  |  1 min 4 secs
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    Join us in praying the Prayer of Abandonment. It was written by Charles de Foucauld, a Catholic priest, hermit, and martyr. Some say that it was his prayer to the Father written while on retreat in Nazareth and others say that it is his narrative of Jesus' prayer to the Father.

  • Pray the Litany of Humility

    November 22nd, 2020  |  2 mins 54 secs
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    Join us in praying the Litany of Humility. Attributed to Cardinal Merry del Val, secretary of state to Pope Saint Pius X, this litany challenges us to free ourselves of pride, self-centeredness, and fear of what others think. The litany has us refocus on asking Jesus to help us desire meekness and humility.

  • Pray A Prayer to Your Guardian Angel When You Can't Attend Mass

    October 5th, 2020  |  2 mins
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    If you're unable to attend Mass, pray this prayer and ask your guardian angel to go in your place. According the Catechism of the Catholic Church, "Beside each believer stands an angel as protector and shepherd leading him to life." (CCC 336). Since our guardian angels desire God's glory and our salvation, we can be confident that they will gladly pray for us at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass!

  • Pray the Anima Christi

    June 12th, 2020  |  1 min 3 secs
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    Join us in praying the Anima Christi. The prayer's exact origins are not clear, but it is well known for appearing at the beginning of Saint Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises. "Anima Christi," meaning "soul of Christ," is the first phrase in the Latin prayer.

  • Pray the Memorare

    May 13th, 2020  |  47 secs
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    Join us in praying the Memorare! The Memorare is an ancient prayer, but its devotion became widespread in the 17th century. Its name comes from the prayer's first word, "remember," in Latin.