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
“John the Baptist has been raised from the dead;That is why mighty powers are at work in him." (MK 6:14)
"And suddenly there will come to the temple the LORD whom you seek." (Malachi 3:1b)
"A prophet is only despised in his own country, among his own relations, and in his own house." (Mk 6:5)
“I will fulfill my vows before those who fear him. The lowly shall eat their fill; they who seek the Lord shall praised him: ‘May your hearts be ever merry’”!
Loving God, help us, especially when our minds play tricks on us. Help us to recognize what is imaginary and what is real
“He went up the mountain,and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him (Mt 5:1)