Prayer of the Day

Nov 13, 2018

PRAYER OF DISCERNMENT, by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini My Jesus, I have not always recognized your loving plans for me. Every day, with the help of your light, I learn more of your loving care. Continue to increase my awareness of the gentleness of your loving plans. I want to follow the Read More...

Nov 12, 2018

A PRAYER FOR ALL SOULS God our Father, Your power brings us to birth, Your providence guides our lives, and by Your command we return to dust. Lord, those who die still live in Your presence, their lives change but do not end. I pray in hope for my family, relatives and friends, and for all the Read More...

Nov 11, 2018

PRAYER TO SAINT MARTIN OF TOURS Dear well-beloved Saint, you were first a soldier like your father. Converted to the Church, you became a soldier of Christ, a priest and then a Bishop of Tours. Lover of the poor, and model for pagans and Christians alike, protect our soldiers at all times. Make Read More...

Nov 10, 2018

PRAYER OF SAINT LEO THE GREAT Grant to us, O Lord, not to mind earthly things, but rather to love heavenly things, that while all things around us pass away, we even now may hold fast those things which last forever. Amen.

Nov 9, 2018

DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA O God, who from living and chosen stones prepare an eternal dwelling for your majesty, increase in your Church the spirit of grace you have bestowed, so that by new growth your faithful people may build up the heavenly Jerusalem. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Read More...

Nov 8, 2018

PRAYER FOR STRENGTH AND COMFORT My Lord, if I may be walking through fields that are rough with grief and care, may I have the courage to continue on to the smooth pastures, where I may walk with comfort and peace. May I not let the weariness and sorrow that may come to my heart today dwarf my hope and enjoyment of the future. Amen.

Nov 7, 2018

PRAYER FOR A GRIEVING FAMILY Father of mercies and God of all consolation, You pursue us with untiring love and dispel the shadow of death with the bright dawn of light. Comfort Your family in their loss and sorrow. Be our refuge and our strength, O Lord, and lift us from the depths of grief into Read More...

Nov 6, 2018

PRAYER FOR THE DEPARTED Into your hands, O Lord, I commend the souls of your servants departed from this life and beseech you to grant them rest in the place of your rest, where all the blessed repose, and where the light of your countenance shines forever. And I pray also to grant that my Read More...