Prayer of the Day

Dec 8, 2019

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT Loving God, You call me into a change of heart. Help me to see what needs to change in my attitudes and actions that I might better prepare my heart for the celebration of the Coming of Christ. Amen.

Dec 7, 2019

A PRAYER BY SAINT AMBROSE Lord, teach me to seek You, and reveal Yourself to me when I seek You. For I cannot seek You unless You first teach me, nor find You, unless You first reveal Yourself to me. Let me seek You in longing, and long for You in seeking. Let me find You in love, and love You in finding. Amen.

Dec 6, 2019

TO LOVE GOD ABOVE ALL THINGS God, my Father, may I love You in all things and above all things. May I reach the joy which You have prepared for me in Heaven. Nothing is good that is against Your Will, and all that is good comes from Your Hand. Place in my heart a desire to please You and Read More...

Dec 5, 2019

FILL OUR HEARTS Lord, fill our hearts with your love, and as you revealed to us by an angel the coming of your Son as man, so lead us through his suffering and death to the glory of his resurrection, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Dec 4, 2019

PRAYER OF SAINT JOHN DAMASCENE Having confidence in you, O Mother of God, I shall be saved. Being under you protection, I shall fear nothing. With your help I shall give battle to my enemies and put them to flight for devotion to you is an arm of Salvation. Amen

Dec 3, 2019

SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER Lord Jesus, You have sent us to proclaim the Gospel to all nations, and have promised to always remain with us. Look upon this family gathered on the feast day of St. Francis Xavier. Pour out the abundance of your Spirit upon each one of our brothers and sisters especially on Read More...

Dec 2, 2019

BLESSING OF AN ADVENT WREATH O God, by whose word all things are sanctified, pour forth thy blessing upon this wreath and grant that we who use it may prepare our hearts for the Coming of Christ, and may receive from thee abundant graces. Through Christ Our Lord. Amen. O shepherd of Read More...

Dec 1, 2019

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT Lord God, only you can see into my heart and know that under all the busy-ness of my life, there is a deep longing to make this Advent one that welcomes you more deeply into my own life. My heart desires the warmth of your love and my minds searches for your Read More...