Posts From Fr Richard Heilman

Spiritual Classics

Confessions of St. Augustine by St. Augustine Little Talks with God (modernized version of “The Dialogues”) by St. Catherine City of God by St. Augustine The Problem of Pain by

Prayers for Adoration

PRAYER FOR A VISIT TO THE BLESSED SACRAMENT by Saint Alphonsus de Liguori My Lord Jesus Christ, Who for the love which You bear to men, remain night and day

First Precept: You shall attend Mass

Precepts of the Catholic Church The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church. The Church uses these precepts

Second Precept: You Shall Confess Your Sins

Precepts of the Catholic Church The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church. The Church uses these precepts

Third Precept: Receive the Eucharist

Precepts of the Catholic Church The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church. The Church uses these precepts

Fourth Precept: Observe the Days of Fasting

The Precepts of the Catholic Church The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church. The Church uses these

Fifth Precept: Provide for the Needs of the Church

Precepts of the Catholic Church The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church. The Church uses these precepts

Morning Offering

Morning Offering (vintage version) O my God, in union with the Immaculate Heart of Mary (if applicable, here kiss your scapular as sign of your consecration to Mary, which carries

A Guide to Mental Prayer

A METHOD OF MENTAL PRAYER by St. Alphonsus Liguori It is certain that without the divine assistance we can do nothing good for our souls. God also has declared that graces

Practicing Lectio Divina

“Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” — St. Jerome, A.D. 340-420 “To get the full flavor of an herb, it must be pressed between the fingers, so it is