Let us pray

Let us pray

Let us pray
  • Summer Blessings

    Father, Creator of all, thank You for summer!
    Thank you for the warmth of the sun
    and the increased daylight.
    Thank You for the beauty I see all around me.
    Draw me closer to You this summer.
    Teach me how I can pray no matter where I am or what I am doing.
    Warm my soul with the aw...

  • Come, Holy Spirit

    Come Holy Spirit,
    fill the hearts of your faithful
    and kindle in them the fire of your love.
    Send forth your spirit,
    O Lord, and renew the face of the earth.
    O God, on the first Pentecost,
    you instructed the hearts of those who believed in you
    by the light of the Holy Spirit;
    under the inspira...

  • Holy Mary, help those in need.

    Holy Mary,
    help those in need,
    give strength to the weak,
    comfort the sorrowful,
    pray for God's people,
    assist the clergy,
    intercede for religious.

    May all who seek your help
    experience your unfailing protection. Amen.

  • Prayer for Vocations

    Prayer for Vocations
    O God, Father of all Mercies, Provider of a bountiful Harvest, send Your Graces upon those You have called to gather the fruits of Your labor; preserve and strengthen them in their lifelong service of you.

    Open the hearts of Your children that they may discern Your Holy Will...

  • Our Lenten Prayer

    Our Lenten Prayer...The FAST Life
    Fast from judging others;
    Feast on Christ dwelling in them.
    Fast from fear of illness;
    Feast on the healing power of God.
    Fast from words that pollute;
    Feast on speech that purifies.
    Fast from discontent;
    Feast on gratitude.
    Fast from anger; Feast on patience...

  • Living Lent

    Invite Us Deeper​
    Almighty and ever living God,
    you invite us deeper into your world, your people, your Lent.
    May this time be one of outward focus;
    seeking you in those we often ignore.
    Help us live a Lent focused on freedom, generosity, and encounter.
    Give us hearts hungry to serve you
    and thos...

  • In the Midst of Winter

    In the Midst of Winter
    Lord: In the midst of Winter, when the days are cold and wind can pierce, remind us of the
    warmth of Your love.
    In the midst of Winter, when days are short, dawn comes late, and dusk arrives early,
    remind us that in the darkness Your light still shines.
    In the midst of Wint...

  • Prayer for Inner Peace

    No matter what problem I have, Lord,
    You are bigger,
    You are more powerful than it is.
    So I bring my problem to You.
    I know what I want.
    I know my will.
    I do not know Yours.
    But I trust You.
    I trust Your goodness and Your wisdom.
    So I place myself in Your hands.
    Please fill my heart with peace.

  • The Memorare

    Remember, most gracious Virgin Mary,
    that never was it known that anyone who
    fled to your protection,
    implored your help
    and sought your intercession,
    was left unaided.
    Inspired with this confidence, I fly to you,
    O Virgin of virgins, my mother.
    To you I come; before you I stand.
    Sinful and so...

  • A Prayer for Mourners

    Lord God,
    you are attentive to the voice of our pleading.
    Let us find in your Son
    comfort in our sadness,
    certainty in our doubt,
    and courage to live
    through this hour.
    Make our faith strong
    through Christ our Lord.

  • St. Joseph Prayer

    Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
    Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
    To you God entrusted his only Son;
    in you Mary placed her trust;
    with you Christ became man.

    Blessed Joseph, to us too,
    show yourself a father
    and guide us in the path of life.
    Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,
    and defend ...

  • Bless us with Love, O Merciful God

    Your Love
    Bless us with Love, O Merciful God;
    That we may Love as you Love!
    That we may show patience, tolerance,
    Kindness, caring and love to all!
    Give me knowledge; O giver of Knowledge,
    That I may be one with my Universe and Mother Earth!
    O Compassionate One, grant compassion unto us;
    That we ...

  • A Prayer to the Holy Spirit

    Descend, Holy Spirit of Life!
    Come down into our hearts,
    that we may live.
    Descend into our emptiness,
    that emptiness may be filled.
    Descend into the dust,
    that dust may flower.
    Descend into the dark,
    that the light may shine in darkness. Amen.

  • Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas

    Grant me, O Lord my God,
    a mind to know you,
    a heart to seek you,
    wisdom to find you,
    conduct pleasing to you,
    faithful perseverance in waiting for you,
    and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen.

  • Matthew 11

    MATTHEW 11:28-29 NRSV
    Come to me, all you that are weary
    and are carrying heavy burdens,
    and I will give you rest.
    Take my yoke upon you,
    and learn from me;
    for I am gentle and humble in heart,
    and you will find rest for your souls.

  • A Morning Prayer

    Lighting the candle this morning, I sit quietly before it.
    This is time set aside for God and me to be together.
    I wait…
    In stillness…
    I listen.
    God listens…
    God is never too busy to listen.
    My heart is open.
    I come empty,
    I come in hope,
    I come in need to be made anew.
    Come Lord, your presence ...

  • Hail, Holy Queen

    Hail, Holy Queen, mother of mercy,
    our life, our sweetness and our hope.
    To you do we cry poor banished children of Eve;
    to you do we send up our sighs,
    mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.
    Turn then, most gracious advocate,
    your eyes of mercy upon us,
    and after this, our exile,

  • Your Radiant and Magnificent Resurrection

    Dear Lord Jesus Christ, by Your radiant and magnificent resurrection, You broke the bonds of death and rose from the grave as a conqueror. You reconciled Heaven and earth. Our life had no hope of eternal happiness before You redeemed us. Your resurrection has washed away our sins, restored our i...

  • A Prayer for Generosity

    Dear Lord, teach me to be generous,
    Teach me to serve you as you deserve.
    To give and not to count the cost,
    To fight and not to heed the wound,
    To toil and not to seek for rest,
    To labor and not to seek reward,
    Save that of knowing that
    I do your will. Amen.
    St. Ignatius of Loyola

  • I Take my Stand on His Word - PSALM 130

    Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord,
    Lord hear my voice and be attentive to my cry.
    If you remember my sin
    who could bear it?
    No, your glory is your forgiveness.
    My soul hopes in the Lord
    I take my stand on his word.
    More than the sleepless awaiting the dawn, my soul awaits him.
    As a vigiler a...

  • A Prayer About the Meaning of Life

    God has created me to do Him some definite service.
    He has committed some work to me which
    He has not committed to another.
    I have my mission.
    I am a link in a chain.
    I am a bond of connection between people.
    He has not created me for nothing.
    I shall do good. I shall do His work.
    I shall be an a...