Loving God we thank you for giving us such an example as St. Monica. Through her intercession, help us to persevere, never giving up, always hoping and trusting that you will bring our loved ones to yourself.
Lord, by the blood of the cross, you have made a covenant in marriage bond with me. Amen.
“Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come." (Matthew 24:42)
Loving God, you call us each by name and ask us simply to trust in your ways. May we regain the innocence of our childhood. Have the faith of a mustard seed and be drawn to your kingdom with sincere joy in your promise of paradise
Loving God, help us to recognize the trifles and concern ourselves with the things that really matter. Give us a true sense of proportion to live our Christian lives authentically. Amen.
“Hear the Word of the Lord, you who tremble at His word;” (Isaiah 66:5)
“I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord; NO one comes to the Father except through me!” Jn 14:6
Heavenly Father we call upon You for the strength to follow your Son. Help us to be ever vigilant in doing good while not being noticed, Help us Father to be more Christ like this day.
Hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us (Romans 5:5).
“Alleluia: If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts!”
God our shepherd, you always desire our flourishing: help us to be like good shepherds who always look out for the best interests of their sheep; help us to desire and promote the flourishing of all those we meet today.
Lord Let this world and it’s attractions do not stop us to focus our attention on you and your kingdom. Help us to be foresighted in our daily living so that, we may worthily enter your heavenly kingdom.
Lord, thank you for your love of Mary. That love is a reflection of the Love you have for us. Thank you for the promise of a new life with a new body and a new earth when you return. Lord come quickly.
“Consider how he endured…in order that you may not grow weary and lose heart.” (HEB 12: 2-3)
“Fathers have eaten green grapes, thus their children’s teeth are on edge” (Ezekiel 18:2)
Father, we come to you seeking strength for the married men and women in our lives. We know that you have set the marriage standard high for them, and we ask you to bless their love and their devotion to one another
“Let your countenance shine upon your servant and teach me your statures!” (Ps119:135)
“He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.” (John 12:25)
"Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 18:4)
Let the Lord touch our hearts that we may open our resources to help others that are doing Jesus' ministries.
Lord give us the grace to “Treat God as our treasure above all treasures, and then show how much He is our treasure by sharing what we have with those in need.”
Father, grant us the strength to keep our minds sharp and awake, and help us to recognize when our eyes are falling asleep in this world.
"whoever wishes to save one's life will lose it, but whoever loses one's life for my sake will find it." (Matthew 16:25)
Lord, give me some of the fire of St. John Vianney. Let me bring your love to everyone I meet. Amen.
"Lord Jesus, your love and mercy knows no bounds. May I trust you always and pursue you with lasting persistence as this woman. Increase my faith in your saving power.