December 7, 2022: Make Me a Humble Servant

Heavenly Father, In Your loving and gracious plan for me, Help me never to go astray, Following Jesus in humility, Who from His birth showed me the way. Amen.

December 6, 2022: Spirit of Giving

Saint Nicholas, Giver of God’s gifts and His helping hand, Please pray that children will eagerly receive The spirit of giving You help us to know, Rooted in faith and generosity. Amen.

December 5, 2022: Prayer with the Virgin Mary

Blessed Virgin Mary, handmaid of the Lord, please join me as I pray that I will serve Him well and yet hand Jesus the burdens He longs to take away. Amen.

December 4, 2022: Light for All to See

May candles on the Advent wreath and lights on the Christmas tree Remind me that You are Light for the world, Shining here and for eternity. Amen.

December 3, 2022: Precious Time

Gracious Father, In this Advent time, may I see more clearly That you created me with purpose in Your plan. Thank You for giving me the time to serve You By helping others in whatever ways I can. Amen.

December 2, 2022: Always in His Love

Heavenly Father, I give You thanks and praise, Joining with the saints and angels above. I pray to fulfill all You ask of me here And then to live forever in Your love. Amen.

December 1, 2022: In Time of Waiting

Loving Savior, In this season of preparation, Please help me never to be too busy To notice Your promptings in my life. Like Mary and Joseph, Help me to journey forward At times when I would rather stay put. When Christmas comes, Please be with me as I rejoice In all the ways You come into my life. Amen.

November 30, 2022: An Enthusiastic Follower

Jesus, You counted on Saint Peter to respond exuberantly. Please forgive me for the times of unenthusiastic response to Your gift of faith. Amen.

November 29, 2022: Safe in the Lord

Lord Jesus, who calmed wind and waves, Please help me when I doubt or fear To have faith in Your protection And comfort because You are near. Amen.

November 28, 2022: The Gift of Faith’s Mystery

Heavenly Father, Your eternal plan surpasses my understanding, and yet the mystery is a gift. I give You thanks that whatever happens, there is hope; when loved ones are snatched away, the love remains; disaster can bring people together; it is possible to cry tears of both sadness and joy; You have created what science can only discover; and in Your plan, I matter. Please bring me to the day in heavenly glory when I will no longer ask You anything but only rejoice with joy that will be unending! Amen.

November 27, 2022: As Advent Begins

Lord, in this Advent season, May I wait with hope renewed, For Your birth gave every reason To have faith in You. In this time of preparation, May I grow in readiness To share Your gentleness and patience, Signs of Your love for us. The candles on an Advent wreath Remind me that You are light; May I have faith that all I need Is already in Your sight. Amen.

November 26, 2022: Closeness to the Lord

Blessed Virgin Mary, I come to you In Your closeness to the Lord Jesus. Please pray that I draw nearer to our Savior, Life-giving Bread who came to feed us. Amen.

November 25, 2022: Glory to God

Lord, to You I offer love, praise, and gratitude, For You have made me part of Your eternal plan. May I be attentive to what You ask of me, Giving You glory in every way that I can. Amen.

November 24, 2022: Thanksgiving Prayer

On this day, may I put aside Cares that weigh on heart or mind, Allowing room for happiness And gratitude, for I am blessed. In the traditions handed down, May insightfulness be found, Recalling now the desire for peace Shared together at harvest feast. For loved ones here and gone before, I pray and yet one thing more: Lord, who showed us how to live, Much thankfulness to You I give. Amen.

November 23, 2022: Prayer for Travelers

On our journey of faith, Lord, You are with us wherever we go. Please keep travelers safe As highways and byways lead them To the embrace of loved ones waiting. When they depart again for home, Godspeed along the way. May the happiness of time together Stay within their hearts. Lord, may every mile here on Earth Bring us closer to You. Amen.

November 22, 2022: All Things Are Possible

Holy Mary, please be with me as I pray that when I feel most unworthy of the salvation Jesus won, Your faith will inspire and remind me that all is possible through God, the Father, Holy Spirit, and Son. Amen.

November 21, 2022: To Serve the Lord Always

Lord Jesus, who have ascended to heaven, Please help me to reach the place prepared for me. Meanwhile, may I find in every place and circumstance The chance to serve You, if I take the opportunity. Amen.

November 20, 2022: Prayer for Peace on Christ King Sunday

Loving Lord Jesus, With the celebration of Your Kingdom Heralded and now at hand, May your abiding love be felt By people in every land. You came for all the world, Inviting everyone to believe; May the love You abundantly give Be joyfully received. You came as Savior and King, In Your compassion, people freeing; May I welcome You openly And in my deepest being. Amen.

November 19, 2022: To Live Generously

Lord, please help me to do all that I can, For You have taught me to live generously, Praying for others in their need, Forgiving without being asked, Loving despite human frailty and faults, And sharing the blessings You have given to me. Amen.

November 18, 2022: To See Things God’s Way

Heavenly Father, Whenever I feel alone in the world, And unsure of what You’re asking of me, May the faith that You are with me still Replace inquietude with peace.

November 17, 2022: To Live in Dignity

Father in heaven, I look up to You, Knowing that, instead of looking down on me, You have created wondrous potential To live in grace and human dignity. Amen.

November 16, 2022: Grace Throughout This Day

Lord, please give me grace throughout this day, For with Your blessing I hope to succeed In trusting more fully in Your love, come what may, Bringing more faith to a world in need. Amen.

November 15, 2022: Lord, My Strength

Almighty Father, who are gentle, too, When I am weak, may I find strength in You. On the greatness of Your love may I depend, Who seek the lost and the broken mend. Amen.

November 14, 2022: Love and Forgiveness

Lord Jesus, When I am tempted to say unkind words In the heat of anger; When I find it harder to forgive Than to give an icy stare or the cold shoulder; When I fail to show warmth To someone in need, Please melt my heart with Your love. Amen.

November 13, 2022: World Day of the Poor

Lord Jesus, Who want us to care for the poor as You do, please inspire more sharing with those in need. For all who lack food, shelter, and clean water, May awareness and desire to help increase. Amen.

November 12, 2022: Prayer When I Don’t Understand

Lord Jesus, Today, there will surely be Things that I don’t understand: Why weather takes a turn for the worse When I long for just a gentle breeze; Why people turn to violence When hearts are meant for love; Why healing doesn’t always come When illness causes suffering. Today, I ask That You make my heart a place Of calm in the storm; That the peace which comes from You Be a gift that I share with others; That in times of suffering, I remain persistent in faith. Amen.

November 11, 2022: Prayer on Veterans’ Day

Lord Jesus, Among the gifts most treasured That you give to humankind, Thank You for the gift of freedom To seek You with heart and mind. Please bless those who have served You And the sacrifices meant To fight against oppression and Moral truths make evident. Grateful for all Veterans Who have fought for what is right, I ask that peace sought and longed for Be within their hearts and sight. Through faith and Your compassion, May the struggles they have faced Give way to peaceful hopes and dreams As in prayer they are embraced. Amen.

November 10, 2022: Marian Prayer

Mary, holy Mother, in your gentleness, Please bring this prayer to our Savior, For in the heart of your Son, the Lord Jesus, You hold a place of His favor. When I let my fear get in the way of faith, May I return and then say “yes,” With your trust in God to be my reminder That He will help with all the rest. Amen.

November 9, 2022: Love for the Lord

Lord, I come as disciple adoring, For in You reside humility and glory. May I listen attentively and seek To tell of Your love through my life story. Amen.

November 8, 2022: In Joy and Sorrow

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Source of every blessing and grace, Help me to see that You are near In joy and sorrows that I face. Amen.