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

Easter Octave - Saturday: “He came to reveal the universal love of God to us”

Christ ascended the Cross with his arms wide open, with the all embracing gesture of the Eternal Priest. Now he counts on us - who are nothing! - to bring the fruits of his Redemption to all men. (The Forge, 4)

Let's apply this lesson to everyday life, to our own life. For the ordinary life of a man among his fellows is not something dull and uninteresting. It is there that the Lord wants the vast majority of his children to achieve sanctity.

It is important to keep reminding ourselves that Jesus did not address himself to a privileged ...

Other Resources for Your Prayer

Divine Mercy Sunday: Five Resources

The Feast of Divine Mercy is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter. Saint John Paul II, who established this feast in 2000 when canonizing Faustina Kowalska, encouraged the Church to grow in this devotion.

April Recollection Kit

A recollection is a “mini-retreat,” a few hours of quiet prayer when we look at our lives in God's presence. As we continue to face a global pandemic, this "recollection-at-home" can help us spend an hour or two in loving conversation with God, right where we are.