ICN has just had a makeover! We hope you like the new design. If you spot any issues please send us a message here!



Saint of the Day

St Peter Chanel

Daily Updates

To get daily emails with the latest news & saint of the day, click the button below


Prayer by Thomas Merton

 Prayer by Thomas Merton

(We felt this was an appropriate prayer on the eve of the US Presidential Elections)

MY LORD GOD. I have no idea where I am going. I do not see
the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will
end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think I am
following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so.

But I believe that the desire to please you does in fact please
you. And I hope that I have that desire in all that I am doing.
I hope that I will never do anything apart from that desire.

And I know that if I do this, you will lead me by the right road
though I may know nothing about it. Therefore I will trust you
always though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death.

I will not fear, for you are ever with me. and you will never leave me
to face my perils alone.

From: 'Thoughts in Solitude'

Source: www.mertoninstitute.org