A Simple Prayer to Offer Your Day to the Blessed Mother

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O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary,

I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and suffering of this day

in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world.

I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart:

the salvation of souls, reparation for sins, the reunion of all Christians;

I offer them for the intentions of our Bishops

and of all Apostles of Prayer and in particular

for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.

AMEN.

3 Secrets to a Successful Marriage by Pope Francis

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Earlier this year, Pope Francis’ St. Valentine’s Day audience held over 10,000 young couples engaged to be married. One couple sent a question to the Pope, which he addressed during the audience: “Many feel that the challenge of living together forever is beautiful, enchanting, but very demanding, almost impossible. We ask your word to enlighten us on this.”

30 Healing Saints for Common Ailments

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When it comes to our health and the health of loved ones, we often turn to prayer. We pray for disease prevention, for physical healing or for peace. Fortunately, there seems to be a special saint for every illness and health concern we can think of! Here is a list of both popular and not-so-well-known saints to invoke for common ailments: