Praying to the Saints

Praying to the Saints. The historic Christian practice of asking our departed brothers and sisters in Christ—the saints—for their intercession has come ... - 35k - Cached
"We confess (I confess) one baptism for the remission of sins. And we look for (I look for) the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen."

Catholic Online - Saints & Angels

Often we ask particular saints to pray for us if we feel they have a particular interest in our problem. For example, many people ask Saint Monica to pray ... - 39k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

The Intercession of the Saints

Fundamentalists often challenge the Catholic practice of asking saints and angels to pray on our behalf. But the Bible directs us to invoke those in heaven ... - 34k - Cached

Catholic Online - Saints & Angels

Large searchable database of information on Catholic saints. - 38k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

Praying to saints revisited (This Rock: November 1990)

A lively exchange: A prominent Reformed writer says Fr. Pacwa doesn't know his Bible, and Fr. Pacwa says Mr. Lofton needs to pay more attention to what ... - 37k - Cached

SUMMA THEOLOGICA: Prayers with regard to the saints in heaven ...

Do the saints have knowledge of our prayers? Should we beseech them to pray for us? Are the prayers they pour forth for us always granted? - 39k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

A PRAYER REGARDING SAINT RAYMOND OF PENAFORT (Prelates, Kings, and people of the earth. ... THE PRAYER O MOST LOVING JESUS (By Saint Louis de Montfort) ... - 158k - Cached

SUMMA THEOLOGICA: Prayer (Secunda Secundae Partis, Q. 83)

Do the saints in heaven pray for us? Should prayer be vocal? ... If therefore the souls of the saints pray for us, so long as they are separated from their ... - 110k - Cached

Catholic Online - Saints & Angels

Saint Isidore of Seville Sanctus Isidorus Hispalensis. Proposed Patron Saint of Internet ... through the intercession of Saint Isidore, bishop and doctor, ... - 29k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

The Bible Supports Praying to the Saints (This Rock: July 1990)

Is praying to the saints biblical? Most Protestants don't think so, but a closer examination of Scripture may change their minds. - 44k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

Prayer to Saint John Bosco. O glorious Saint John Bosco, who in order to lead young people to the feet of the divine Master and to mould them in the light ... - 35k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

Common Catholic Prayers

Indeed, we pray to the angels to help and watch over us; we pray to the saints in heaven to ask their intercession and assistance; we pray to the Blessed ... - 35k - Cached

Catholic Online - Search Catholic Online

All the saints were saved, and came to be saints by praying; all the accursed souls in hell were ... ... - 17k - Cached

How to Defend the Intercession of the Saints (This Rock: November ...

When this objection is raised, you should affirm that if praying to saints takes away from one’s devotion to God, then it is a practice that should end at ... - 39k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

A Devotion in Honour of the Seven Sorrows and Joys of Saint Joseph · A Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory - By Saint Gertrude · A Prayer to Saint Therese De ... - 34k - Cached


Kilpatrick still retains many memorials of Saint Patrick, and frequent pilgrimages continued far ... It became in later years a chosen retreat of the saint. ... - 68k - Cached

Prayers That Make Us Saints - Catholic Online

More than thirty years later, I recall that our instructor heaped special praise on four prayers that, according to her, would make us saints. ... - 46k - Cached

Saint Patrick - Catholic Online

Along with St. Nicholas and St. Valentine, the secular world shares our love of these saints. This is also a day when everyone's Irish. ... - 39k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

Catholic Online - Breaking News, World News, Catholic and Diocese ...

Please Pray, Seek God's Peace, and Give Generously. ... A Saint’s Advice for Lawyers on National Law Day · Director of Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns ... - 93k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

St. Francis of Assisi - Catholic Online

While he was praying there, he heard Christ on the crucifix speak to him, ... on St. Francis of Assisi at the Discount Catholic Store - patron saint medals, ... - 49k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

All the saints were saved, and came to be saints by praying; all the accursed souls in hell were lost through neglect of prayer; if they had prayed, ... - 35k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. ... - 35k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

Prayer against Depression - by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. O Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, ... - 35k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

who has been chosen to be the mother of the Mother of God. Dearest Saint Anne, pray for me and for all my fellowmen. have speical prayers and blessings ... - 35k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

Dake & Unger vs. Jesus (This Rock: September 1998)

Her Dake’s Commentary said of this parable, "This is the only example of praying to dead saints in Scripture. Let those who do so remember that prayers to ... - 38k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

Prayer to Saint Michael for Powerful Aid. Glorious Prince of the heavenly hosts ... Lend me, I pray, thy powerful aid in every temptation and difficulty, ... - 35k - 3 May 2007 - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

A Prayer to Saint Therese De Lisieux for Guidance. Govern by all Thy Wisdom, O Lord, so that my soul may always be serving Thee as Thou dost ... - 35k - 4 May 2007 - Cached

Sts. Nereus & Achilleus - Catholic Online

Saints Achilleus and Nereus, pray for those in the military and armed forces throughout the world that they may always see God as their authority and obey ... - 36k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

Prayer of Saint Claude de la Colombiere - A Despair Prayer. Lord, I am in this world to show Your mercy to others. Other people will glorify You ... - 35k - Cached

Catholic Online - Prayers

Prayer by Saint Thomas -Tantum Ergo-. Down in adoration falling, Lo! the sacred host we hail; ... Let Us Pray. O God, Who, under this wonderful Sacrament, ... - 36k - Cached

Quick Questions (This Rock: October 1998)

Q: I understand why we pray to saints, but I have heard that Eastern Catholics also pray for them. Is this true, and, if so, what is the point, ... - 40k - Cached

Through the Intercession of Saints (This Rock: May-June 2002)

I believe in the communion of saints. It’s one of the things I love most about the ... Rather, we would continue to pray for the right thing to happen. ... - 38k - Cached

Saint Worship?

Thus, Catholics sometimes say, "We adore God but we honor his saints." ... The fact that someone kneels before a statue to pray does not mean that he is ... - 37k - Cached


The act of Judas and his men in praying for their deceased comrades is represented ... And the same is true of saints whom the Church has canonized: they no ... - 77k - Cached

The Rosary

We know this exhortation to pray for others applies to the saints in heaven who, as Revelation 5:8 reveals, intercede for us by offering our prayers to God: ... - 39k - Cached


Not long after his return to Assisi, whilst Francis was praying before an ... Clare, a young heiress of Assisi, moved by the saint's preaching at the church ... - 94k - Cached


... now praying that God may avert a threatened condemnation (see ... Reise (Italian Journey) gives a sketch of the saint, entitled Filippo Neri, ... - 35k - Cached


... be summed up in a few words: praying, preaching, teaching, writing, journeying. ... When Father Reginald urged him to remain at the castle, the saint ... - 128k - Cached

Letters (This Rock: November 1998)

Please pray for my husband. He has not formally converted to Catholicism, ... story is not about prayer to saints but about the hardness of men's hearts. ... - 51k - Cached


He heard the angelic choirs singing "the saints shall go from virtue to virtue, the God of Gods will appear in Sion". An injunction was laid on him by the ... - 19k - Cached