"In a generous spirit pay homage to the LORD, be not sparing of free will gifts." (Sirach 35:7)
Let the just exult and rejoice in the Lord.
‘Can a woman forget the baby at her breast? Or fail to cherish the child of her womb?’
Loving God, we thank you for the friends we have. Help us to be true friends to others. Help us also to have a friend in Jesus.
God we thank you today for the wonders of marriage you have granted to us as humans. Help us today to recognize and celebrate those marriages in our lives whether it is our own, or those of friends and family.
Father thank you for your word.Even the hard parts. You love us enough to tell us the truth. May we walk in that.
In Jesus' wonderful name amen.
Heavenly Father, we pray for those who are searching for their “aha’ moment. Help us to have patience, perseverance and courage in our daily lives and to seek your peace in all that we do.
" whoever receives a child such as this in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives not me but the one who sent me"...
Father, we call upon your son, Jesus, and that power which you have given only to him. We ask you to work wonders in our lives when we call upon his name and show our truest belief in you.
Jesus, you are Lord of all. If we love you we will love others. May we love like you in truth!
“The heavens were opened and the voice of the Father thundered: This is my beloved son. Listen to him! (Mk 9:6)
Loving God be with us as we pick up the cross as it comes our way, just as Jesus did. Give us the Ignatian indifference to what we have or don’t have. Help us to value what is most important to our life
“ They said in reply, "John the Baptist, others Elijah,still others one of the prophets." (MK 8:29)
" 'Do you see anything?' 'I see people looking like trees and walking.' " (Mark 8:24)
“Get rid of all the old yeast, and make yourselves into a completely new batch of bread, unleavened as you are meant to be” (1 Cor 5:7).
Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation."
Lord of heaven and earth, you call us to holiness. We are grateful for every opportunity to come to know you through our thoughts, words, and actions. We ask that you send your Spirit to live and dwell in us so that we might choose righteousness in all things that lead us closer to You.
Loving God, give us the courage to take responsibility for what we do and not blame others
Holy Spirit, give us discernment to know what is of the truth and what is of Satan, the father of lies. In Jesus powerful name amen.
Help us O Lord to be strong in our faith and know without you we are nothing. Help us to walk the path of goodness and kindness and be a credit to you and to our Christian faith.
Lord help us to seek the goodness that lies within us, give us the strength to conquer our desire to sin... help us to be the Holy people you have chosen
Father, we thank you for granting us a model to follow in your son, Jesus Christ. We ask that you allow our faith lives to grow this week as we try and understand our earthly traditions and use those to enhance our faith and the faith of those around us. We ask this in Jesus name. Amen.
Oh Lord my God
When I in awesome wonder
Consider all the worlds
Thy hands have made
“Your light must shine before others not so that they see YOU but that they see the good that you do and, in the end, glorify your heavenly father!” (MT 5:13-16)
Loving God, help us to worship you with our words, but also to do good and share what we have. We ask this through Christ our lord