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Prayers to Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

 

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary of Guadalupe, that in thy celestial apparitions on the mount of Tepeyac, thou didst promise to show thy compassion and pity towards all who, loving and trusting thee, seek thy help and call upon thee in their necessities and afflictions.

Thou didst promise to hearken to our supplications, to dry our tears and to give us consolation and relief. Never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy intercession, either for the common welfare, or in personal anxieties, was left unaided.

Inspired with this confidence, we fly unto thee, O Mary, ever Virgin Mother of the True God! Though grieving under the weight of our sins, we come to prostrate ourselves in thy august presence, certain that thou wilt deign to fulfill thy merciful promises. We are full of hope that, standing beneath thy shadow and protection, nothing will trouble or afflict us, nor need we fear illness, or misfortune, or any other sorrow.

Thou hast decided to remain with us through thy admirable image, thou who art our Mother, our health and our life. Placing ourselves beneath thy maternal gaze and having recourse to thee in all our necessities we need do nothing more. O Holy Mother of God, despise not our petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer us.

[Here mention your petition.]

Five Hail Mary's.

(In gratitude for the four apparitions to Juan Diego and the one to Juan Bernardino).

 

PRAYER TO OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE #1

O Virgin of Guadalupe,
Mother of the Americas,
grant to our homes the grace of loving
and respecting life in its beginnings,
with the same love with which
you conceived in your womb
the life of the Son of God.
Blessed Virgin Mary,
Mother of Fair Love,
protect our families so that
they may always be united
and bless the upbringing of our children.

Our hope, look upon us with pity,
teach is to go continually to Jesus,
and if we fall
help us to rise again and return to Him
through the confession of our faults
and our sins in the Sacrament of penance,
which gives peace to the soul.

We beg you to grant us a great love
of all the holy Sacraments,
which are, as it were,
the signs that your Son left us on earth.
Thus, Most Holy Mother,
with the peace of God in our consciences,
with our hearts free from evil and hatred,
we will be able to bring to all others
true joy and peace,
which come to us from your Son,
our Lord Jesus Christ,
who with the Father and the Holy Spirit,
lives and reigns for ever and ever.

Amen.

- (Pope John Paul II.)

 
 
 
 
 
PRAYER TO OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE #2
 
O our Lady of Guadalupe,
mystical rose,
make intercession for Holy Church,
protect the Sovereign Pontiff,
help all those who invoke thee in their necessities,
and since thou art the ever Virgin Mary
and Mother of the true God,
obtain for us from thy most holy Son
the grace of keeping our faith,
sweet hope in the midst of the bitterness of life,
burning charity and the precious gift of final perseverance.
Amen
 
 
 
 
NOVENA TO OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
 
Our Lady of Guadalupe, 
According to your message in Mexico 
I venerate you as "the Virgin Mother 
Of the true God for whom we live, 
The Creator of all the world, 
Maker of heaven and earth." 
In spirit I kneel before your most holy Image 
Which you miraculously imprinted 
Upon the cloak of the Indian Juan Diego, 
And with the faith 
Of the countless numbers of pilgrims 
Who visit your shrine, 
I beg you for this favor: 
To be a generous, self-sacrificing, 
Faithful Marian Catechist all the days of my life.

Remember, O Immaculate Virgin, 
The words you spoke to your devout client, 
"I am a merciful Mother to you 
And to all your people 
Who love me and trust in me And invoke my help. 
I listen to their lamentations and solace
All their sorrows and their sufferings."
 
I beg you to be a merciful Mother to me, 
Because I sincerely love you and trust in you 
And invoke your help. 
I entreat you, Our Lady of Guadalupe, 
To grant my request, 
If this should be the Will of God, 
In order that I may 
"Bear witness to your love, your compassion, 
Your help and protection." 
Do not forsake me in my needs. Amen.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us. Hail Mary . . . (3 times)

 

First Day

Dearest Lady of Guadalupe, 
Fruitful Mother of holiness, 
Teach me your ways 
Of gentleness and strength. 
Hear my humble prayer 
Offered with heartfelt confidence
To beg this favor (State your petition).

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Second Day

O Mary, conceived without sin, 
I come to your throne of grace
To share the fervent devotion 
Of your faithful Mexican children 
Who call to you 
Under the glorious Aztec title of Guadalupe. 
Obtain for me a lively faith 
To do your Son’s holy will always: 
May His will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Third Day

O Mary, 
Whose Immaculate Heart 
Was pierced by seven swords of grief, 
Help me to walk valiantly 
Amid the sharp thorns 
Strewn across my pathway. 
Obtain for me the strength 
To be a true imitator of you. 
This I ask you, my dear Mother.

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Fourth Day

Dearest Mother of Guadalupe, 
I beg you for a fortified will 
To imitate your divine Son’s charity, 
To always seek the good of others in need. 
Grant me this, I humbly ask of you. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Fifth Day

O most holy Mother, 
I beg you to obtain for me 
Pardon of all my sins, 
Abundant graces to serve your Son 
More faithfully from now on, 
And lastly, the grace to praise Him
With you forever in heaven. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Sixth Day

Mary, Mother of vocations, 
Multiply priestly vocations 
And fill the earth with religious houses 
Which will be light and warmth for the world, 
Safety in stormy nights. 
Beg your Son to send us 
Any priests and religious. 
This we ask of you, O Mother. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Seventh Day

O Lady of Guadalupe, 
We beg you that parents live 
A holy life and educate their children
In a Christian manner; 
That children obey and follow
The directions of their parents; 
That all members of the family 
Pray and worship together. 
This we ask of you, O Mother.

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Eighth Day

With my heart full 
Of the most sincere veneration, 
I prostrate myself before you, O Mother, 
To ask you to obtain for me 
The grace to fulfill the duties 
Of my state in life 
With faithfulness and constancy. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory.

 

Ninth Day

O God, You have been pleased 
To bestow upon us unceasing favors 
By having placed us 
Under the special protection
Of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. 
Grant us, your humble servants, 
Who rejoice in honoring her today upon earth, 
The happiness of seeing her face to face in heaven. 

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory. 


 
On top of the page is statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe which is displayed inside St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 243 Abington Avenue, Newark, New Jersey.
 
The second photograph is a painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe that is displayed inside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dover, NJ, USA.   

Photographs © Loci B. Lenar
 
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During 2017, Pray for God's Divine Mercy and Intervention

By Loci B. Lenar

Our Lord Jesus communicated through a locution on December 31, 2015 to "pray for divine favor and mercy"  and to "believe in the power of prayer."  This locution was again affirmed by Jesus on April 25, 2017 and continues to hold true this year.

Pray for Our Lord's divine intervention to answer all your prayers. Pray for Our Lady's Intercession by reciting the Novena for Impossible Requests. Also pray for Saint Jude or Saint Rita to intercede on your behalf. Both saints are invoked for impossible causes or if you're deprived of visible help. Also consider reciting the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, it was composed by St. Faustina in response to visions she had from Jesus Christ, who revealed Himself as the Divine Mercy.  For other prayers that can be used in time of need, please click on the following link: Devotional Prayers

"What is impossible with man is possible with God."  Luke 18:27

In order for prayer to be effective, please forgive those that have sinned against you, no matter how difficult it may seem. Anger toward others creates a barrier in receiving all of God's blessings and grace. Pray to have any anger in your heart replaced with love.

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”  Mark 11:24-25

Furthermore, many nations have lost their direction by ignoring the gospels and teachings of Christianity. Please join in prayer for God to intervene and bring change to our world. May God open the hearts of people to receive the Holy Spirit.

Pray for the course of history to be changed into a glorious era of peace!

Pray for the fulfillment of Revelation 20:1-3 in order to usher in God's reign of peace and to bring an end to wars, violence, lawlessness and persecution of the faithful. Pray to Our Lady of Fatima for an era of peace to unfold and to protect you from all adversity. Pray for God's protection in your families through the intercession of Saint Michael the Archangel. Pray for God's peace to reign on earth.

"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."  ( John 3:17)

Pray to God to intervene in your families and marriages for healing and reconciliation. Pray for an improvement and restoration of your finances. Pray for healing of medical conditions and recovery of health.

Finally, pray to God with an open heart to receive an answer to your prayer and expect His divine assistance. Moreover, it's important to try and be faithful in order for Our Lord to change circumstances into your favor. 

"Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need."  (Hebrews 4:16)

"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."  (1Thessalonians 5:18)

"May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed."  (Psalm 20:4)

Read more on How to Pray: Prayer is the Key to God's Blessing and Gifts

Forty Catholics Who Shaped the World in Which We Live

Written by Claire Furia Smith, this book features forty Catholics of diverse talents and vocations who lived and breathed their faith while having an enormous impact on the world of their time. In turn they have contributed significantly to the shape of our world today. Their Christian faith and the spiritually nurturing environment provided by the Catholic Church underpinned and made possible their great achievements.

Prayers for Financial Assistance

Are you in need of a financial blessing? Pray a novena to the Infant Jesus of Prague.  Also pray to Our Lady of Perpetual Help to intercede before the throne of God for a financial blessing.

Prayers and Novenas


Click on the following link for a selection of Daily Devotional Prayers.

Are You in Need of Prayer?

Please feel free to submit your prayer request to our public ministry: PrayerRequest@Christian-Miracles.com 

All prayer requests are prayed for daily on www.Christian-Miracles.com.  In addition, Mr. Lenar prays for all requests. 

Additionally, all prayer requests are shared with Fr. Richard Tartaglia of St. Mary's Church, Myers Avenue, Denville, New Jersey, USA. (Your email address will remain confidential).


Mr. Lenar has arranged with Fr. Richard to have Prayer Requests prayed for at St. Mary's Church every Monday morning during Holy Hour Adoration, which is held between 8:30 and 9:30 AM. Requests are also prayed for every Third Thursday of each month during the evening prayer service held for peace at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Loci B. Lenar is a parishioner at St. Mary's Parish and will hand deliver all prayer requests to Fr. Richard.

You can add your prayer request directly to our web page at the following link: Prayer Requests

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Cross of Light appears during Lent 2017

On April 2, 2017, a Cross of Light outlined with a shield appeared on the backyard fence of the Lenar family. Loci B. Lenar photographed this sun phenomena with his iPhone 6. Mr. Lenar is a resident of Mine Hill, New Jersey. He says there are no objects in the house windows that might cause a reflection on their backyard fence. Furthermore, this miracle has occured every year since 2005 during different occasions, including times of adversity, Lent, Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. This cross of light also appeared in September 2015 while Pope Francis was visiting the USA. Mr. Lenar says that it's also a sign of God's protection from the intercession of St. Michael the Archangel.

In addition, this sun phenomena has been verified by Mr. Lenar's parish priest and spiritual director, Fr. Richard Tartaglia of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Denville, NJ. Fr. Richard photographed the Cross of Light on Good Friday, April 6, 2012. Fr. Richard spoke about the Cross of Light and photograph during his homily at St. Mary's Prayer Service held on April 19, 2012. Here's a link to view the video: Cross of Light Appears in New Jersey

Furthermore, Mr. Lenar and Fr. Richard Tartaglia have spoken live on Radio Maria regarding this miracle.

Jesus said,"I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness." John 12:46

For many centuries the fifth Sunday of Lent was known as Passion Sunday and the beginning of Passiontide by the Catholic Church. It's a time to reflect on the passion of Christ while preparing for Good Friday and the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday.

Mr. Lenar, a Christian and practicing Catholic, says that he attributes this sign sent from Our Heavenly Father as result of prayers to Jesus and Our Blessed Mother, including prayers of protection from the intercession of Saint Michael the Archangel - as well as times of spiritual renewal of his Christian faith. Moreover, it's sign to the world to return to the sacraments of the church and teachings of Christianity, especially now, during difficult times that our world is experiencing from day to day.  

"Those who love me, I will deliver; I will protect those who know my name. When they call to me, I will answer them; I will be with them in trouble, I will rescue them and honor them. With long life I will satisfy them, and show them my salvation."  Psalm 91:14-16

“For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does He withhold from those whose walk is blameless.” Psalm 84:11

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The Miracle Prayer

We recommend reciting The Miracle Prayer, composed by Fr. Peter M. Rookey.  The Lord has gifted the International Compassion Ministry with a grace of healing.  

Invoke the help of Angels


"Make friends with the angels, who, though invisible, are always with you. ... Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs." So encouraged St. Francis de Sales.

Read more: The Angels Are Our Invisible Friends

Message from Jesus: "Pray for Divine Protection"

Through a spiritual locution Loci B. Lenar received on September 14, 2009, Jesus called for everyone to "pray for divine protection."   The locution from Jesus was a result of Mr. Lenar's visit to the Church of Saint Michael in Netcong, New Jersey. 

In June of 2010, Jesus again reminded Mr. Lenar of the importance of the message.  After prayerful discernment, Mr. Lenar said, "The Lord's plan is to mitigate and extinguish violence throughout the world in order to usher in an era of peace." 

To read Mr. Lenar's complete testimony about the spiritual locution, please visit the following link:  A Spiritual Locution - God's Call to Pray for Divine Protection and Peace

Live Catholic Radio

Thank you very much for tuning into Radio Maria on January 24, 2011, and listening to Fr. Richard Tartaglia, Donna Ott, and Loci B. Lenar discuss miracles of faith. All three from Saint Mary's Parish, Denville, NJ, were guests on the radio program, Sacred Treasures.  The Catholic radio show is hosted by Kathie Duggan and can be heard live on Mondays between the hours of 3:00 and 4:00 PM (EST) by visiting the following link: Sacred Treasures

Fr. Richard Tartaglia and Mr. Lenar on Radio Maria!

If you missed listening to Fr. Tartaglia and Loci B. Lenar on Radio Maria, not to worry, we've posted a recording of the  program on the homepage of our website!

Fr. Tartaglia and Mr. Lenar of St. Mary's Parish (Denville, NJ) were guest speakers on the Catholic radio show, Sacred Treasures on Monday, May 7, 2012

Sacred Treasures is hosted by Kathie Duggan and is broadcasted live on Monday's by Radio Maria, US, between the hours of 2:00-3:00 PM (Central Time), and 3:00-4:00 PM (Eastern Time). Tune in by visiting the following link: http://radiomaria.us/sacred-treasures/

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Prayer to Mitigate Natural Disasters

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God the Father, we join together in prayer and petition heaven for divine intervention to mitigate earthquakes and natural disasters throughout the world.

We invoke the powerful name of Jesus to calm the storms of time and to bring forth a millennium of peace and tranquility.

We pray to the Virgin Mary to interecede on behalf of Humanity for God's hand of mercy to bless us with divine protection.

We ask this and thank thee in the name of Jesus. Amen

I wrote the prayer in 2010 as a result of the earthquake in Haiti.

The Lord inspired me to compose a prayer in order to petition God to mitigate earthquakes and disasters while I was praying for the victims and families of Haiti. 

Please join in by reciting the prayer daily. 

Thank you very much for your thoughtful prayer support.

-Loci B. Lenar

Angelic Tails: True Stories of Heavenly Canine Companions

This new book is by author Joan Wester Anderson, renown for writing books on angelic visitations and miracles.

The following excerpt is from Loyola Press: Angelic Tails is a collection of down-to-earth true stories from ordinary people who believe that God has graced their lives through heavenly canine companions. Each of the 30 stories challenges readers to reconsider their conception of angels—from the story of a former Air Force colonel whose golden retrievers served as his heavenly helpers in the Colorado wilderness to the account of St. John Bosco, who, for more than 30 years, was protected by an angelic dog as he walked the dangerous city streets. In the end, for all who see through the eyes of faith, this book is evidence that God can use even muddy paws and cold noses to fulfill his purposes in our world. 

For additional information, please visit the following link: Loyola Press

Angels, Wonders, and Miracles of Faith

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Miraculous Photo: Shield of Archangel Michael

In August of 2005, a Cross of Light appeared for the first time on Mr. Lenar's backyard fence in Mine Hill, New Jersey, USA.  The same bright cross has subsequently appeared every year from 2005 to 2013 during Lent and Holy Week. Loci Lenar says that Fr. Richard Tartaglia has confirmed this phenonmena by visiting his home several times and photographing the sign in 2012 and 2013. 

Fr. Tartaglia spoke about this sign in his Homily during a prayer service held at St. Mary's Church, Denville, NJ. For more details on this story, please visit the Homepage on this site. To view additional photographs, please visit the following links: Miraculous Signs of Angels and God's Call to Pray for World Peace

Signs of Archangel Michael

By Loci B. Lenar

While traveling through the town of Netcong, located in Morris County, NJ, I stopped into The Church of St. Michael to say some prayers and snapped photographs of the beautiful display of stained glass windows and statues.  Remarkably, the image of Archangel Michael shows a colorful rainbow that appeared while photographing the statue. To read the inspirational story and to view the photograph, please visit Miraculous Signs of Archangel Michael.  

Where Miracles Happen

Commentary by Loci B. Lenar

Joan Wester Anderson and her updated book, Where Miracles Happen, is inspiring and touched my soul with God's spiritual presence. While reading Part One: Miracles through Prayer, I was captivated in the story, A Light in Her Life. The inspiring story with added illustrations is posted on our blog at the following link: Angels Wonders, and Miracles of Faith.  Visit our Homepage  for my thoughts on Joan's new book.

Honoring the Great Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inspirational in its artistic design, the awe-inspiring stained glass window can be seen inside of Saint Margaret Catholic Church in Morristown, New Jersey. 

Do you believe in signs and wonders?  If so, then I would suggest reading A Tribute to King.

Pray for World Peace

Please pray daily to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to change the course of history into an era of peace.  Also pray the Holy Rosary and request the Blessed Mother to intercede on behalf of humanity.

During her 1917 apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, Our Lady of Fatima foretold of an era of peace.  For information connecting her message to scripture, please read Revelation 20:1-3,  A Thousand-year Reign of God's Peace.

Divine Mercy Prayer

The Lord's blessing and grace flows through the recitation of The Chaplet of Divine Mercy.  Pray daily or in time of need! 

Miracle at Fatima Shrine

Visitors at the World Apostolate of Fatima (USA), witness the Miracle of the Sun on October 18, 2009 during televised service of One World Praying for Life and Peace.  To read story and to view additional photographs of the event, please visit the following link: Miracle at Fatima Shrine

Miracle of the Sun

On October 13, 2008, some visitors at the National Blue Army Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary were blest to witness the Miracle of the Sun.  To read the complete story, please visit the following link: Visitors Witness Miracle

Miracle of the Sun: A Spiritual Visitation of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

"The Spirit of the Lord was present and imparted a prophetic vision of our world blessed in peace."   -Loci B. Lenar

For additional details about the revelation and to read about Loci Lenar's spiritual encounter with the Lord, please visit the following link:  Lenar's Personal Testimony.

Miracle of the Sun: Rays of God's Light

During a visit to the National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, I photographed Rays of God's Light inside the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.  Remarkably, the light is flowing through a stained glass window, which is a  depiction of the Miracle of the Sun, witnessed by 70,000 people in Fatima, Portugal on October 13, 1917.  The Catholic shrine is located on the grounds of the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA.  To view image, please visit the following link: Rays of God's Light                                      

Angel Stories

If you enjoy stories about angels, please do read Angels in the Barn on our website.  Caught by an Angel is another wonderful story and is posted on our blog.  Both pieces are written by Joan Wester Anderson.  She is renowned for writing inspirational stories connected to angelic visitations.  Her book "Where Angels Walk" was on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Loyola Press has released an updated edition of her book Where Miracles Happen.  The book contains eight new stories.

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