PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
we praise you for sending your Son
to be one of us and to save us.
Look upon your people with mercy,
for we are divided in so many ways,
and give us the Spirit of Jesus to make us one in love.
We ask this gift, loving Father,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
St. Anthony, Abbot
"Blessed be God in His Angels and in His Saints"
O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me (request). O gentle Read More...
A PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH
We thank you for your church, founded upon your Word, that challenges us to do more than sing and pray, but go out and work as though the very answer to our prayers depended on us and not upon you.
Help us to realize that humanity was created to shine like the Read More...
A PRAYER FOR THOSE IN NEED
God of the broken, God of the wanderer, Christ who is without shelter, surround those in deep need among us. Surround them and help us hear their cries for help.
We are a people who long for the broken to be mended, we long for justice in the face of much corruption, Read More...
FOR THE RECOVERY OF A SICK PERSON
O Merciful God, giver of life and health; Bless, I pray to you, your servants who are ill and those who administer to them with your healing gifts; that they may be restored to health of body and of mind; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS
Count your blessings, not your crosses;
count your gains instead of losses.
Count your joys instead of woes;
count your friends instead of foes.
Count your smiles instead of tears;
count your courage, not your fears.
Count full years instead of lean;
count kind Read More...
SING TO THE LORD
- Psalm 98
O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gotten him victory.
The LORD has made known his victory; he has revealed his vindication in the sight of the nations.
He has remembered his steadfast love and Read More...
FOR THE ABSENT
O God, whose fatherly care reaches to the uttermost parts of the earth; I humbly beseech you graciously to behold and bless those whom I love, now absent from me. Defend them from all dangers of soul and body; and grant that both they and I, drawing nearer to you, may be bound Read More...