May the souls of the faithful departed

This prayer is recited after meals, and at other times. It is a prayer for the holy souls in purgatory. It is a great act of kindness to pray for their relief. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. Fidelium animae, per misericordiam Dei, requiescant in…

God, come to my assistance

At the beginning of each hour in the Liturgy of the Hours, we pray: God, come to my assistance. / Lord, make haste to help me. Deus, in adiutorium meum intende. / Domine, ad adiuvandum me festina. Here is our Memrise course which will help you learn all of these words in Latin. Pray with…

Our help is in the name of the Lord

This prayer is often recited before blessings, especially when a bishop gives the blessing at the conclusion of mass. It is from Psalm 124: Our help is in the name of the Lord / who made heaven and earth. Adiutorium nostrum in nomine Domini / qui fecit caelum et terram. Here is a free Memrise…

The Our Father

Learn the Our Father in Latin. Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation,…