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A Catholic Devotion to the Infant Jesus of Prague


The Devotion to the Miraculous Infant Jesus of Prague began in the Czech Republic and has since spread from central Europe throughout the world. While little has been said about Christ's infancy, through His words; visionaries and saints, we have learned much about the importance of the 'state of infancy' and the child-like qualities that one needs to adopt in order to enter into God's kingdom.

The very qualities of child-like simplicity, trust, humility and dependency that characterize children need be contemplated, accepted and eventually adopted in our own lives as we live and struggle in a world of challenges and contradictions. Not so much 'childish' as child-like in nature, through prayer we humbly ask the Holy Infant to wean us of our need to control our family, friends and own personal lives as He teaches us to surrender all things to His will. With trust and faith in His words: "Ask and you shall Receive, Knock and the door shall Open", we actively place our needs in His little hands in the hope that He will continue to show us what it means to be more like Him. In this respect, as our encounter with the King of Kings and Lord of Lords deepens, the lessons taught and shown to us through this particular devotion become even more crucial to our ability to successfully navigate through a chaotic world.

The Miraculous Infant Jesus is presented here in this website so that all may find fulfillment in their own personal and private devotion to the Child Jesus. Enjoy!
V.  Lord, you made us a little less than the angels,

R. You have crowned us with Glory and honor

Lord Jesus, Prince of peace and King f the Universe, you chose to come among us as a helpless infant in order that we might all approach you more readily, confidently, and without fear.

Help us please, our infant King, to become like little children. Please grant us the heavenly help we now seek. Aid us from your throne on high to imitate your perfect love of God and man.  In your goodness, divine Child, manifest your power to all men, preserve us from sin, and bring us safe at last into your heavenly company, Amen.

 
"Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" they had asked Him. Christ's answer was: "I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never get into the kingdom of heaven at all! Anyone, therefore, who is as unassuming as this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven" (Mt. 18,1-5).
   
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