The name of Jesus is a powerful prayer in itself, and Jesus asked us to use it frequently whenever we pray to him. Jesus said, “whatever you ask in my name, I will do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything of me in my name, I will do it” (John 14:13-14). 1. Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on … Continue reading 9 Short Powerful Prayers Invoking the Name of Jesus
Novena Begins: April 21 Feast Day: April 30 Day 1 – Our Lady of Africa Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Lord, with Mary we pray: Protect all those committed in the fight against human trafficking. That they may be joined by thousands of others who desire to commit themselves as well in that fight. … Continue reading Our Lady of Africa Novena
Novena Begins: April 20 Feast Day: April 29 Patron Saint of Fire Protection, Italy, Nursing Services, Activism Day 1 – St. Catherine of Siena Novena Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Heavenly Father, your glory is in your saints. We praise your glory in the life of the admirable Saint Catherine of Siena, virgin … Continue reading St. Catherine of Siena Novena
Christianity is the word used to describe the beliefs and practices of those who follow Jesus Christ. It is also referred to as the Christian religion. Those who follow Jesus Christ are called Christians – meaning “like Christ”. The message of Jesus Christ was that anyone can have a close relationship with God, like a son has with his Father. Christianity is not about following … Continue reading What is Christianity?
8 Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death. And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him. 3 But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison. Acts 8:1-3 Continue reading Verse of the Day: Saul Persecutes the Church