Day 47: Queen of Confessors, Pray for Us!


And who were the Confessors? They were and are the Christians who gave public witness to Christ even at the cost of difficulty, persecution, torture, and incarceration, but not actually a martyr. Many married people who persevere in their vows are confessors. But a ‘confessor’ is also a priest who dedicates much of his time to hearing the confessions of the faithful, and when they spend upwards of twenty hours a week hearing confessions in tiny, cramped, uncomfortable confessionals, they too experience a type of incarceration. The Curé of Ars, St. Padre Pio, St. Josemaría, and so many good priests I know ‘worked’ the confessional. And what did they have in common? Love for Our Lord in the Holy Eucharist, and love for their Queen, the Blessed Mother, the “Queen of Confessors.”

Queen of Confessors, pray for the needs of the Church and the nation.

On Saturdays we pray the Joyful Mysteries.


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Rev. Francis J. Hoffman, "Fr. Rocky" is the Executive Director/CEO of Relevant Radio and a priest of Opus Dei.