Prayers and Intentions

A Christmas Prayer

Dear Lord, We pray for those who are missing a loved one this year. The holidays can be such a difficult time for them. We lift up all who are feeling alone, isolated, or forgotten. We pray for those who are grieving the loss of someone they love. We pray for those who are feeling… Continue reading A Christmas Prayer

Prayers and Intentions

“Pray” It Forward

Written By, Kathleen Gallagher McKiernan May 12, 2022 In our world of constant information overload, we are bombarded with opportunities to be on the giving or receiving end of information and ideas. If we think about it, we are the potential recipients of so much information- the good info that helps us learn, the bad… Continue reading “Pray” It Forward

Prayers and Intentions, Updates

A World In Need of Prayer

Throughout my life, the Feast Day of St. Patrick has been such a culturally rich experience for my family. The day began with Mass amid family and friends, usually followed by the parade and parties where Irish step dancing and uplifting music filled the air. I am thinking of these cultural and family traditions and… Continue reading A World In Need of Prayer

Catholicism, Prayers and Intentions, Updates

To Jesus, Through Mary- Finding Comfort, Healing and Peace in the Rosary

"The rosary has accompanied me in moments of joy and in moments of difficulty. To it I have entrusted any number of concerns; in it I have always found comfort." -Pope John Paul II The Rosary is a prayer for finding peace and comfort in times of sadness or distress, however, it is also a… Continue reading To Jesus, Through Mary- Finding Comfort, Healing and Peace in the Rosary

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One Nation Under God: Reflections on the 4th of July

The 4th of July, also known as Independence Day in the U.S. is arguably the most important day in this great country’s history. On this day we celebrate with fireworks, barbeques, parades, friends and family. We honor the bravest men and women who fought for our freedom over 240 years ago and those who are… Continue reading One Nation Under God: Reflections on the 4th of July