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Marian Prayers

The Miraculous Medal Prayer

O Virgin Mother of God, Mary Immaculate, we dedicate and consecrate ourselves to you under the title of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal.  May this Medal be for each one of us a sure sign of your affection for us and a constant reminder of our duties toward you.  Ever while wearing it, may we be blessed by your loving protection and preserved in the grace of your Son.

O Most powerful Virgin, Mother of our Savior, keep us close to you every moment of our lives.  Obtain for us, your children, the grace of a happy death; so that, in union with you, we may enjoy the bliss of heaven forever.  Amen.

Prayer for Entrusting the Church to Mary, Mother of God

O Mother of all peoples; you know all their sufferings and their hopes.  You maternally feel all their struggles between good and evil, between the light and the darkness which shake the world.  Receive our cry, directed in the Holy Spirit straight to your Heart and, with the love of the Mother and Handmaid of the Lord, embrace the individuals and peoples which most look for this embrace, together with the individuals and peoples to whose tust you attend in a particular way.  Take the entire human family under your maternal protection.  With outflows of affection, O Mother, we entrust it to you.  May the time of peace and liberty approach for all, the time of truth, justice and hope.  Amen.

Prayer to Our Lady of Lourdes

O ever Immaculate Virgin, Mother of mercy, health of the sick, refuge of sinners, comforter of the afflicted, you know my wants, my troubles, my sufferings; look with mercy on me.

By appearing in the Grotto of Lourdes, you were pleased to make it a privileged sanctuary, whence you dispense your favors; and already many sufferers have obtained the cure of their infirmities, both spiritual and corporal.

I come, therefore, with complete confidence to implore your maternal intercession.  Obtain, O loving Mother, the grant of my requests.  Through gratitude for your favors, I will endeavor to imitate your virtues, that I may one day share your glory.

Amen.

Memorare

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help, or sought your intercession, was left unaided.  Inspired with this confidence, I fly unto you, O Virgins of virgins, my Mother; to you I come, before you I stand, sinful and sorrowful; O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy hear and answer me.  Amen.

The Seven Joys of the Blessed Mother

1.  The Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel
2.  The Visitation of Elizabeth
3.  The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ
4.  The Visit of the Magi
5.  Finding the Child Jesus in the Temple of Jerusalem
6.  The Resurrection
7.  The Assumption of the Blessed Mother into Heaven and Her Coronation as the Queen of Heaven

Mary, our Mother and our Model, look upon us, your loving children.  Teach us, through our meditation on the joys of your life,  to appreciate the wonderful gifts with which God has blessed us.  May we ever imitate your faithfulness and come to share in your glory which you share with Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with the Father and the Holy Spirit, now and forever.  Amen.

 

The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

1.  The Prophecy of Simeon
2.  The Flight into Egypt
3.  The Loss of the Child Jesus in the Temple
4.  Mary Meets Jesus on the Way to Calvary
5.  Jesus Dies on the Cross
6.  Mary Receives the Body of Jesus in Her Arms
7.  The Body of Jesus is Place in the Tomb

Father, as Your Son was raised on the cross, His Mother Mary stood by Him, sharing His suffering.  May she, who is also our spiritual Mother and Patroness in Heaven, help us to find renewed strength at the cross of Christ and so come to share in His rising to new life, where He lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever.  Amen.

Regina Caeli - O Queen of Heaven

O Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia.
For He whom you have deserved to bear, alleluia.

Has risen, as He said, alleluia.
Pray for us to God, alleluia.

V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia.
R. For the Lord has truly risen, alleluia.

Let us pray.

O God, who through the resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ gave rejoicing to the world, grant, we pray, that through his Mother, the Virgin Mary, we may obtain the joy of everlasting life.  Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Prayer

Father, You prepared the heart of the Virgin Mary to be a fitting home for Your Holy Spirit.  By her prayers, may we become more worthy temples of Your glory.  Grant this through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever.  Amen.

Prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in this my necessity. . .  O star of the sea, help me and show me herein you are my Mother.

O holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart, to aid me in my need; there are none that can withstand your power.

O show me herein you are my Mother.  O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x).

Sweet Mother, I place this cause in your hands (3x).

Hail, Holy Queen (Salve Regina)

Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope.  To you do we cry, poor banished children of Eve.  To you do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.  Turn then, most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us, and after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus.  O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary. 

Pray for us, holy Mother of God,
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Amen.

The Angelus

V.  The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary,
R.  And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.

Hail Mary . . . 

V.  Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R.  Be it done unto me according to Your Word.

Hail Mary . . . 

V.  And the Word was made flesh,
R.  And dwelled among us.

Hail Mary . . . 

V.  Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God,
R.  That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray.  Pour forth, we beseech You, O Lord, Your grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ, Your Son, was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross, be brought to the glory of His Resurrection.  We ask this through the same Christ our Lord.  Amen.

The Rosary

THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES

1. The Annunciation of the Birth of Jesus
2. The Visitation of Elizabeth by Mary
3. The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ
4. The Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple
5. The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple

THE LUMINOUS MYSTERIES

1.  Jesus' Baptism in the Jordan River
2.  Jesus' Self Manifestation at the Wedding of Cana
3.  Jesus' Proclamation of the Kingdom of God with a call to conversion.
4.  The Transfiguration of Jesus
5.  The Institution of the Eucharist

THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES

1.  The Agony in the Garden
2.  The Scourging at the Pillar
3.  The Crowning with Thorns
4.  The Carrying of the Cross
5.  The Crucifixion

THE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

1.  The Resurrection
2.  The Ascension of Jesus
3.  The Descent of the Holy Spirit
4.  The Assumption of Mary
5.  The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, the title under which 
Mrs. Brunner founded CUSA.

 

Our Lady of Lourdes

The Sorrowful Mother

Our Lady of Grace

Mother of Perpetual Help

Jesus meets his mother after the Resurrection

The Immaculate Heart of Mary

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Mary, Queen of Heaven

The Annunciation

Queen of the Rosary