St. Alphonsus Liguori's feast day was celebrated yesterday on the new calendar and today on the old. This night prayer of his is one of our favorites and a beautiful way to end the day.Jesus Christ, my God, I adore Thee and
thank Thee for all the graces bestowed on
me this day. I offer Thee my sleep and all
the moments of this night, and I beg Thee
to keep me from sin. Therefore, I place myself
at Thy most sacred side and under the
protecting mantle of our Lady, my Mother.
May the holy angels help me and keep me
in peace, and may Thy blessing be upon
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, I give you my
heart and my soul.
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, assist me in my
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, may I breathe
forth my soul in peace in your loving arms.
Letting not the sun set on my wrath,
may I now close my eyes in peace with my
God and my fellow men.
Into Thy hands, O Lord, I commend my