Prayer of the Day

Nov 13, 2019

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, 2019

SAINT JOSAPHAT Lord, fill your Church with the Spirit that gave Saint Josaphat courage to lay down his life for his people. By his prayers may your Spirit make us strong and willing to offer our lives for our brothers and sisters. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and Read More...

Nov 11, 2019

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, 2019

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 9, 2019

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, 2019

PRAYER FOR SELFLESSNESS O Dearly beloved Word of God, teach me to be generous, to serve Thee as Thou dost deserve, to give without counting the cost, to fight without fretting at my wounds, to labor without seeking rest, to spend myself without looking for any reward other than that of knowing that I do Thy holy will. Amen.

Nov 7, 2019

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 6, 2019

A PRAYER FOR THE FORGOTTEN DEAD O merciful God, take pity on those souls who have no particular friends and intercessors to recommend them to Thee, who, either through the negligence of those who are alive, or through length of time are forgotten by their friends and by all. Spare them, O Lord, Read More...