Daily Prayer Archive

Give Me Strength and Wisdom

December 14, 2017

Lord,Give me strength and wisdom
to live this day as I should.

Give me strength to overcome every temptation which may come to me,
to do well every task which is assigned to me,
to shoulder every responsibility which is laid upon my shoulders.

Give me wisdom to know when to speak and when to keep silent,
to know when to act and when to refrain from action,
to know when to speak my mind and when to hold my peace.

So bring me to the end of this day
in goodness, in happiness and in peace.

Amen.

Love Each Other

December 13, 2017

Lord Jesus,
grant that I and my spouse may have a true
and understanding love for each other.
Grant that we may both
be filled with faith and trust.
Give us the grace to live
with each other in peace and harmony.
May we always bear with one another's weaknesses
and grow from each other's strengths.
help us to forgive one another's failings
and grant us patience, kindness, cheerfulness
and the spirit of placing the well-being
of one another ahead of self.

May the love that brought us together
grow and mature with each passing year.
Bring us both ever closer to You
through our love for each other.
Let our love grow to perfection.

Amen

Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12, 2017

Our Lady of Guadalupe,
Mystical Rose,
make intercession for the holy Church,
protect the Sovereign Pontiff,
help all those who invoke you in their necessities,
and since you are the ever Virgin Mary
and Mother of the true God,
obtain for us from your most holy Son
the grace of keeping our faith,
sweet hope in the midst of the bitterness of life,
burning charity and the precious gift of final perseverance.

Amen.

Prayer to St. Joseph of Cupertino

December 11, 2017

O holy Saint Joseph of Cupertino 
who by praying at your examinations,
were only asked the questions you knew, 
please pray for me now that I may be granted a similar favor, 
and in return dear Saint Joseph, 
I promise to make your name known and loved.

Amen.

Praise You

December 10, 2017

Soul of Christ, sanctify me.
Body of Christ, save me.
Blood of Christ, inebriate me.
Water flowing from the side of Christ, purify me.
Passion of Christ, comfort me.
O good Jesus, hear me.
Hide me within Your wounds.
Never permit me to be separated from You.
From the malignant enemy defend me.
At the hour of my death call me,
And cause me to come to You,
That with the Saints and the Angels,
I may praise You
For everlasting ages.

Amen.

Forgive Me for My Sins

December 9, 2017

Lord Jesus hanging on the Cross,
I raise sorrowful and shameful eyes to you.
You have granted me untold blessings
and I have repaid you by contributing to your Passion and death.
My hands took part in your scourging,
my voice was among those who denied you
and called for your death,
my thoughts brought about your crowning with thorns,
my sins drove the nails into your hands and feet,
the lance into your side.

Dear Lord, forgive me for all these sins.
You are great, glorious, and infinitely good;
I am insignificant, selfish, and hopelessly sinful.
But I am sorry for all my sins,
and by the Blood shed in your Passion,
I beg for forgiveness
and for a share in your love and grace.

Amen.

Prayer to the Immaculate Conception

December 8, 2017

O God, who by the Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
did prepare a worthy dwelling place for Your Son,
we ask You that, as by the foreseen death of this, Your Son,
You did preserve Her from all stain,
so too You would permit us, purified
through Her intercession, to come to You.
Through the same Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son,
who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
God, world without end.

Amen.

Keep Her Sinless

December 7, 2017

Father, you prepared the Virgin Mary
to be the worthy mother of Your Son.
You let her share beforehand
in the salvation Christ would bring by His death,
and kept her sinless
from the first moment of her conception.
Help us by her prayers
to live in Your presence without sin.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Your Son, who lives and reigns with You
and the Holy Spirit, one God,
for ever and ever.

Amen.

Children’s Prayer to St. Nicolas

December 6, 2017

God Our Father we pray,
that through the intercession of St. Nicholas,
You will protect our children.
Keep them safe from harm,
and help them grow,
and become worthy of Your sight.

Give them strength,
to keep their Faith in You,
and to keep alive their joy,
in Your creation.
Through Jesus Christ Our Lord.

Amen

Christ Support Us

December 5, 2017

May Christ support us all the day long,
till the shadows lengthen,
and the evening comes,
and the busy world is hushed,
and the fever of life is over
and our work is done.
Then in his mercy
may he give us a safe lodging,
and holy rest and peace at the last.

Amen. 

Place Him in My Soul

December 4, 2017

O Immaculate Queen of Heaven and Earth, 
Mother of God and Mediator of every grace: 
I believe that thy dearly beloved Son, 
Our Lord Jesus Christ, 
is truly, really, and substantially 
contained in the Most Blessed Sacrament.

I love Him above all things 
and I long to receive Him into my heart. 
At times when I cannot receive Him sacramentally, 
be so good as to place Him spiritually in my soul. 

O my Jesus, 
I embrace You as One who has already come, 
and I unite myself entirely to You: 
never permit me to be separated from You.

Amen.

Splendor of Truth

December 3, 2017

O Mary, Mother of Mercy,
watch over all people,
that the Cross of Christ
may not be emptied of its power,
that man may not stray from the path of the good
or become blind to sin,
but may put his hope ever more
fully in God who is rich in mercy
May he carry out the good works
prepared by God beforehand
and so live completely
for the praise of his glory.

Soul of Christ

December 2, 2017

Soul of Christ, sanctify me.
Body of Christ, save me.
Blood of Christ, inebriate me.
Water from the side of Christ, wash me.
Passion of Christ, strengthen me.
O good Jesus, hear me.
Within your wounds, hide me.
Never let me be separated from you.
From the malignant enemy, defend me.
At the hour of death, call me;
and bid me come to you.
That with your saints I may praise you
forever and ever.

Amen.

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

December 1, 2017

Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
enlighten our minds to perceive the mysteries 
of the universe in relation to eternity. 

Spirit of right judgment and courage, 
guide us and make us firm in our baptismal decision 
to follow Jesus' way of love. 

Spirit of knowledge and reverence, 
help us to see the lasting value of justice 
and mercy in our everyday dealings with one another. 

May we respect life 
as we work to solve problems of family and nation, 
economy and ecology. 

Spirit of God, 
spark our faith, 
hope and love into new action each day. 

Fill our lives with wonder and awe 
in your presence which penetrates all creation.

Amen. 

Daily Prayer – Keep Me From Sin

November 30, 2017

Sacred Heart of Jesus
today I wish to live in You,
in Your grace,
in which I desire at all costs to persevere.
Keep me from sin
and strengthen my will by helping me to keep watch over my senses,
my imagination, and my heart.
Help me to correct my faults which are the source of sin.
I beg You to do this,
O Jesus, through Mary,
Your Immaculate Mother.

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