Psalm Guide for Prayer

The links given below are to the Douay Rheims version. You may wish to compair this translation with the New American which is much more recent.(Remember that the old Catholic and Protestant numbering systems were different. If you look in the NAB or a Protestant bible, add one to the number below after 10. See the first footnote to Ps. 9 in the NIV.)

Morning Prayer.........................................

Psalm 3

Morning Prayer.........................................

Psalm 5

Morning Prayer.........................................

Psalm 94

Morning Prayer.........................................

Psalm 95

Evening Prayer .........................................

Psalm 4

Evening Prayer .........................................

Psalm 90

Evening Prayer .........................................

Psalm 133

Evening Prayer .........................................

Psalm 138

Before Communion....................................

Psalm 25

Before Communion....................................

Psalm 62

Before Communion ...................................

Psalm 83

Before Communion ...................................

Psalm 84

Before Communion ...................................

Psalm 85

Before Communion ...................................

Psalm 115

Before Communion ...................................

Psalm 129

After Communion .....................................

Psalm 110

After Communion .....................................

Canticle of the three young men.*

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament..................

Psalm 15

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament..................

Psalm 19

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 22

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 41

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 42

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 80

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 83

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 109

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 110

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 115

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 127

For visits to the Blessed Sacrament .................

Psalm 147

For the Church..........................................

Psalm 82

For the Church..........................................

Psalm 86

For the Church..........................................

Psalm 121

For confidence..........................................

Psalm 26

For confidence..........................................

Psalm 61

For confidence..........................................

Psalm 30

For confidence..........................................

Psalm 55

Prayers of Thanksgiving...............................

Psalm 17

Prayers of Thanksgiving...............................

Psalm 47

Prayers of Thanksgiving...............................

Psalm 64

Prayers of Thanksgiving...............................

Psalm 147

In time of need..........................................

Psalm 24

In time of need..........................................

Psalm 54

In time of need..........................................

Psalm 63

In temptation............................................

Psalm 45

In temptation............................................

Psalm 55

In temptation............................................

Psalm 130

In temptation............................................

Psalm 140

In sickness...............................................

Psalm 38

In trouble................................................

Psalm 7

In trouble................................................

Psalm 21

In trouble................................................

Psalm 33

In trouble................................................

Psalm 39

In sorrow................................................

Psalm 12

In sorrow................................................

Psalm 114

In sorrow................................................

Psalm 30

In sorrow................................................

Psalm 68

In sorrow................................................

Psalm 87

For Health...............................................

Psalm 6

For Health...............................................

Psalm 26

For Health...............................................

Psalm 38

For Health...............................................

Psalm 40

For God's Blessing....................................

Psalm 19

* Daniel 3:57-88, 56. Protestant Bibles may not have these verses, so look in a Catholic Bible. These were part of the Septuagent, used by the early Christians and Catholics for centuries as inspired. They are part of the apocrapha, also known as the dutero-canonical works.


From My Daily Psalm Book, Arranged by Father Joseph Frey, Confraturnity of the Precious Blood (1947) pp.xi-xii. These two pages are from a book of 360 pages and is used in reliance on the Fair Use Doctrine, 17 U.S.C. 107. These pages are intended for religious and educational use only. No other use is intended or permitted.

This page is the responsibility of Rev. Roger J. Smith, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. Yves Mission. Email: shnyves@i-link-2.net


Be sure to look at the complete list of all the pages that the parish sponsors at the main index, or site map. Especially, if you did not arrive here from our page on prayer, look at Awaken to prayer: How to pray as a Catholic authored by Rev. Roger J. Smith. Some of the contents and supportive pages are:

Pages at our site on prayer:

Some sayings of the Fathers of Orthodox Christianity
Come into God's Presence. and Prayer without Ceasing.
Prayer when death comes. and Death and Heaven
Prayer of Clement, Bishop of Rome and Being devoted to God
The Psalms: The Prayer Book of God.
 

The following pages are from a 1908 prayer book:

Scriptural Maxims, Spiritual Food
Prayers to Honor the Savior,and Litany of the Passion,
Prayer for Travelers, and Prayer for a Happy Death
Pope Clement XI's Universal Prayer, Invocations - Short Prayers,
and the Litany of the Name of Jesus.
Art as a Source of Meditation.