Today’s Daily Decade, for the Feast of St. Jean-François Regis, is on making use of the tools we have around us for our spiritual betterment, especially for the constant task of penance and penitence, to survive in the spiritual wilderness that is the world.
Today’s prayer is for Jim, for fortitude and resilience in his responsibilities.
Today’s intercession is asked of Ss. Thomas Aquinas and Anthony of Padua.
Today’s Daily Decade, for the Feast of Ss. Vitus, Modestius, and Crescentia, is about prayer, especially petition, and why it is both worthy and pleasing to God to petition Him, even for petty things, and the grace we should hope to receive to see more clearly what we should want and should pray for.
Today’s prayer is for the family of Justin Haggerty from The Daily Knight and for his family.
Today’s intercession is asked of Ss. Peter and Paul.
Today’s Daily Decade, for the Feast of St. Basil the Great, is on the reason and purpose of the tests and challenges we are given by God, rising to those challenges, and confessing Christ by our deeds, words, and lives.
Today’s intention is for S., that his work and housing issues might be resolved.
Today’s intercession is asked of St. Joseph, foster-father of Our Lord.
Today’s Daily Decade, on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is on emotions, especially those emotions that lead us to despair, and how much human emotion differs from Divine Love, which warms and enlightens even as it tries us in fire and painfully cleanses us of impurities.
Today’s prayer is for those struggling with depression and despair.
Today’s intercession is asked of Jesus Christ through His Most Sacred Heart.
Today’s Daily Decade, on the Feast of St. Margaret of Scotland, is about the sacramental journey reflected in the five Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, the call they represent for us to embrace these sacraments and their graces, in imitation of Our Lady and in accordance with the desire of Our Lord.
Today’s prayer is for an anonymous handmaiden of God struggling with repeated miscarriages.
Today’s intercession is asked of Ss. Gerard Maiella and Collette of Corbie.
Today’s Daily Decade, on the Feast of Ss. Primus & Felician, is on authority, and how ready we seem to surrender it in matters which we needn’t and cling to it in matters which we shouldn’t, refusing to hear expertise on Faith, but elevating expertise on worldly matters, and thereby becoming enslaved in all matters to a spirit of the world.
Today’s prayer is for Sam and Philomena.
Today’s intercession is asked of St. Anthony the Great of Scetis.
Today’s Daily Decade, on the Feast of Ss. Medard & Gildard, is on the way in which God prepares us for coming persecution, and how Christians have generally been regarded as insane or eccentric immediately before we are regarded as dangerous, and what we must do now to prepare for the coming persecution.
Today’s prayer intention is for Justin and his family. Click here for more background on this intention.
Today’s invoked saints were Paul the Apostle and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Today’s Daily Decade for the Feast of St. Robert of Newminster, is about the Rosary as a means to participate in the wider prayers of the Church, and particularly with the monastics whose prayers arm the soldiers of God in our battles with the demons, both the daily temptations and direct confrontation of exorcists. Your Rosary is the most powerful spiritual weapon you have, and it’s efficacy grows with more frequent use!
Today’s prayer intention is for A.P. and her friend Sam, for right use of social media.