"Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves;
so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves."
Lord help us to love you more. Because you desire to show the world your love through us. Amen.
Dear Lord give us a renewed strength in following your instruction to tell the world that you live. Amen
Loving God, you have tested us and found us wanting for more; yet, today, we come to you and ask your pardon in our lives so that we may be worthy of the graces you are waiting to share with us. May you light a fire of compassion and spirit within that allows us to see your face even among the crowds of unbelievers. May we turn from sin and temptation and find your love. We thank you Lord for every opportunity to share these graces with others. We ask all this in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Loving God, be with those parents who have lost a child to death…be it through illness or evil. Help them through the anguish, strengthen their hope.
Be with all of us , as well, as we experience any anguish or struggle in our lives. Be at our side…give us hope. We ask this through your son, Jesus, Amen.
May we seek to depend and trust more in the Lord, with a childlike faith, so that the Lord may rejoice in us and He may reveal Himself more and more to us! Amen
Heavenly Father, help us to appreciate each season, celebration and joyful experience in our lives. Help us to remain close to you as we experience both sorrow and joy and know only the peace that come from following you. Through Jesus Christ Our Lord we pray. Amen.
Lord, full of compassion and mercy, you fill our shelves with all our needs. We are never alone and wanting when we trust in your presence. Grant us the grace to turn our hearts to you so that we may never question or doubt the gifts you provide for us daily.
“It is not the healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick. But go and learn what this means, ‘I desire compassion and not sacrifice, for I did not come to call the righteous but the sinners.” (13)
"Courage, child, your sins are forgiven."
Lord we thank you for sending us your Son, your water of life that sustains us during our time in the desert. We ask you to help us recognize our downfalls and demons and to help us grow as we seek to be ever closer to you and your plan for our live and our soul. We ask all this in the name of Jesus Christ our lord. Amen.
" 'What sort of man is this, whom even the winds and the sea obey?' " (Matthew 8:27b)
Loving God give us the courage of St. Thomas. Help us in our doubt to search for the truth and to embrace it with our whole heart. We ask this through your son, Jesus. Amen.
Jesus said to his apostles:
"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me,
and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
and whoever does not take up his cross
and follow after me is not worthy of me.
Whoever finds his life will lose it,
and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it."
Loving God help us to treat the outcasts as Jesus would. Give us a compassionate heart to recognize that they, too, are made in your image and likeness, and that you love them as you love us. We ask this through your son. Amen.
Have a great day – and say hello to one outcast in the coming week.
Heavenly Father, Thank you for your son Jesus. Thank for all the good gifts you give us. Help us enjoy the privileges of our Christian faith and accept the responsibilities laid upon us as Christians. Through Jesus Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.
Help us Lord, to make a revision of our life and verify the solidity of our faith. Are we healthy and leafy trees that bring good fruit? Or are we rather dry and stunted trees that don’t produce anymore good fruits? Make our fruits abundant and good as those of the Fathers of the Church. Amen.
"Enter through the narrow gate;
for the gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction,
and those who enter through it are many.
How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life.
And those who find it are few."
God ofour Creator, Our Redeemer and our Sanctifier, You are the king of all nations, You who seat in the heavens above everything else, thank you for the our life today and thank you for the world you have placed us in. May you show us our call in the world and course us to follow. That your will, will be fulfilled in our lives. Give us the attitude of gratitude, your heart of love that we may love first the other through your eyes. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
Psalm 34:4 says, "I sought the Lord and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears." Let us pray and acknowledge together the awesomeness of our God.
Let's pray that prayer with John the Baptist in all the circles of life WE influence: God, let me represent you as a means of your grace for other people, but help me step aside and give YOU all the glory of their advancement in your grace. Amen.
Jesus invites us today to experience peace amidst the mess and confusion in our lives. He offers rest in our burdened, tired, exhausted daily engagements. He takes the initiative to call us to Himself. When we positively respond to him, He gives us His rest and consolation. On this feast of sacred heart let us pray ‘May the heart of Jesus live in the hearts of all. amen
Lord as we pray teach us how you want us to pray. In Jesus name amen.
Lord, help me to be genuine and be authentic. Guide me in my journey always. Amen.
O loving God, give us a generous heart. Teach us to give without counting the cost or wanting something in return.
We ask this through Jesus your son. Amen.