Prayers

December 10, 2012

U.S. Bishops Recommend '10 Prayers for the Year of Faith'

Catholic prayers, old and new, are offered by the USCCB.

November 21, 2012

What's So Sacred About Meals?

September 26, 2012

Pope Benedict: The Liturgy Lifts Our Hearts to God

The Holy Father's Sept. 26 general audience

September 12, 2012

Pope Benedict Says Christians 'Can Never Be Pessimists': 'No Prayer Is Lost'

In the Holy Father's Sept. 12 general audience address, he said prayers 'strengthen our daily commitment to goodness.'

September 7, 2012

Cardinal Dolan Offers Pro-Life, Pro-Liberty Prayer at Democratic Convention

The archbishop of New York's prayer was similar to the one he prayed at the Republican National Convention. However, his prayer at the Democratic gathering was more explicit about the need to defend life.

August 12, 2012

Pope Benedict and the Power of Prayer

The Holy Father cites Sts. Alphonsus Liguori and Dominic and their timeless teaching on the subject.

March 27, 2012

Vatican Approves 'Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb'

This prayer is intended to support parents awaiting the birth of their child and to encourage prayers for the child in the womb, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says.

October 10, 2011

Collects Receive a Rich Translation

Come Advent, the prayer after the Kyrie and Gloria will sound quite different — and it will have a profound effect, says a Benedictine liturgist. Part of the Register's series on the new Missal. An Oct. 9 issue feature.

September 23, 2011

What I Learned from Praying in Front of an Abortion Clinic

July 13, 2011

Do You Pray in Public?