Prayer of the Day

Nov 16, 2019

TEACH US HOW TO PRAY Prayer is the soul's sincere desire, Unuttered or expressed; The motion of a hidden fire That trembles in the breast. Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near. Prayer is the simplest form of Read More...

Nov 15, 2019

FOR ALL POOR, HOMELESS AND NEGLECTED PEOPLE O GOD, Almighty and merciful, who heals those that are broken in heart, and turns the sadness of the sorrowful to joy; Let your fatherly goodness be upon all that you have made. Remember in pity those who are this day destitute, homeless, or forgotten Read More...

Nov 14, 2019

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...

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...