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.
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.
February 7th, 2021 | 57 secs
apostles' creed, baptism
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.
January 31st, 2021 | 2 mins 8 secs
chant, psalm 139
Listen to and pray with Psalm 139:1-12, chanted by Bishop Robert Reed.
January 17th, 2021 | 1 min 16 secs
guidance, merton prayer, thomas merton, trust
Don't know where you're going, what do to, or how to pray? This prayer is for you.
December 24th, 2020 | 1 min 22 secs
christmas prayer, pope st. john xxiii
Join Bishop Robert Reed in praying this Christmas prayer composed by Pope St. John XXIII.
December 24th, 2020 | 51 secs
christmas, christmas prayer, saint augustine
Join Bishop Robert Reed in praying this Christmas prayer composed by Saint Augustine of Hippo.
December 23rd, 2020 | 1 min 21 secs
christmas, christmas eve
Pray this Christmas Eve prayer attributed to 19th century Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson.
December 20th, 2020 | 3 mins 1 sec
birth of jesus, gospel of luke, visit of the shepherds
Listen as Bishop Robert Reed reads Luke 2:1-20, which tells of the birth of Jesus and the visit of the shepherds.
December 13th, 2020 | 2 mins 16 secs
chant, o antiphons
Listen and pray with Bishop Robert Reed as he sings the seven O Antiphons.
December 6th, 2020 | 1 min 21 secs
blessed mother, canticle of mary, catholic, prayer, the magnificat
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.
November 29th, 2020 | 1 min 4 secs
catholic, charles de foucauld, prayer, prayer of abandonment
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.
November 22nd, 2020 | 2 mins 54 secs
deliver me jesus prayer, humble of heart, litany, litany of humility, opinion of the world, prayer
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.
October 5th, 2020 | 2 mins
guardian angel prayer, prayer before mass
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!
June 12th, 2020 | 1 min 3 secs
anima christi, saint ignatius of loyola
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.
May 13th, 2020 | 47 secs
blessed mother, blessed virgin, marian prayer, memorare
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.