Prayer

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.

- St. Therese of Lisieux, as quoted in the Catechism of the Catholic Church

During COVID-19 situation: Virtual Group Rosary every Friday at 4:30pm EDT.

Contact tcc-pc@mit.edu for zoom meeting information.


Prayer Events

The TCC hosts several regular prayer events in addition to our regular Masses:

  • Rosary at 6:30pm on Fridays in the Community Room of W11 (before Spaghetti Supper)

  • First Saturday devotion: each first Saturday of the month we pray a rosary on our way to St. Francis chapel in the Prudential Center, Boston. Once there we have holy hour, confession, and Mass.

We also have some one-time or seasonal events, so register with TCC to stay up to date! You can contact tcc-pc@mit.edu with any questions.


Adoration

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is celebrated during the school year from 6-7 pm on Mondays (group rosary at 7 pm), 11-12am on Tuesdays, 8:15-9:15 pm on Wednesdays, and 11 am-12 pm on Fridays.


Prayer Resources


St. Monica Society

The St. Monica Society is a group dedicated to praying for our families to the end that they would grow closer to Christ, as St. Monica prayed so persistently for her husband Patricius and for her son, the future St. Augustine, and by her persistence obtained the conversion of both. We have put together a list of everybody's family members whom we pray for here; please feel free to add your own!

On St. Monica's feast day (the 27th of August), we offer all of these intentions and pray a Rosary together; we also pray together this novena to St. Monica starting on the 18th: https://catholicnovenaapp.com/novenas/st-monica-novena/# Throughout the year we will each continue to pray for everyone on the list.

On St. Augustine's feast day (the 28th of August) of the following year, we can reflect on the list and give thanks to God for the changes He has worked in these people's hearts.