June 27, 2022: Lord, Constantly with Me

Lord Jesus, In the sunlight and shade of summer days, May I know You are always with me; As You, Lord, are constant in love and faith, Please grant whatever help I may need. Amen.

June 26, 2022: Following Jesus

Lord Jesus, to a world in need of a Shepherd You came; may I follow You and never go astray. Amen.

June 25, 2022: Marian Prayer of Hope

Blessed Virgin Mary, of immaculate and gentle heart, please pray for me. At times, I ask, “Why me?” or “How can this be?” May I always trust in the Lord as you have and, in that trust, find serenity. Amen.

June 24, 2022: Sacred Heart Prayer

Lord Jesus, May Your Most Sacred Heart teach me To love even when it means sacrifice, To forgive even when I still feel hurt, To pray fervently when following You is hard, To engage life fully on the journey, To serve when selfishness would be simpler, To look for You at every crossroads, To have faith when I am afraid, To follow more closely in Your ways, To be accepting of others as You welcome me, To seek Your mercy though I am unworthy, and To hold You always gratefully in my heart. Amen.

June 23, 2022: Gratitude for Friendship

Lord Jesus, How wonderful it must have been for friends Who came to know You during Your lifetime. Thank you for the friends You give me, In whose love I see Your holy face. Amen.

June 22, 2022: Receiving God’s Blessings

Loving Father, today I pray in gratitude for reminders Of Your invitations to grow in faith. May I be open to receive the blessings Of your love revealed in summer days. Amen.

June 21, 2022: Summer Prayer for Children

Heavenly Father, please keep within Your special care Children on summer vacation from school. In their time spent outdoors, may they see Your glory. In their play, may they grow in strength. In their freedom, may they be safe in their adventures. Amen.

June 20, 2022: Prayer for Hope

Lord Jesus, while I pray with hope in life eternal, I ask for the grace to bring hope in this world, wherever I can. Where there is violence, I hope for peace. Where people are suffering the aftermath of storms, I hope for calmness in weather and in hearts. For all who are suffering the loss of a loved one, of a job, of health, or any loss, please lead them to renewed hope found through Your love and grace. Amen.

June 19, 2022: Father’s Day Prayer

Loving Father, Please bless fathers, grandfathers, and godfathers with patience to teach repeatedly, both gentleness and strength, readiness to forgive, grace to love unconditionally, delight in seeing children grow, wisdom to lend a hand or let go, generosity to give of themselves while living faithfully, and the joy of life with You eternally. Amen.

June 18, 2022: Reaching for the Lord

Lord Jesus, Like the plants that reach toward sunlight to grow and flourish, yet I thirst for water living. I give You thanks for love outpoured, Light of faith, Bread to nourish, wellspring of love and giving. In storms that I must weather, let me turn to You in faith, for You alone can calm my fear. May I seek to serve You better, while knowing that You await all who seek to find You near. Amen.

June 17, 2022: Reminded of Miracles

Of the miracle at a Cana wedding feast, The celebrations of summer remind. May I find joy, Lord, because You came To share life with us, the lost to find. Amen.

June 16, 2022: Lord, You Know Me

Loving Lord Jesus, Who noticed the merest touch to Your cloak, I give You thanks that I need never fear Being lost in the crowd of people coming to You. Beyond the words spoken, You know people’s hearts, And I give You thanks that You always hear My needs even beyond the prayers I bring to You. Amen.

June 15, 2022: Never Abandoned

Lord, when pain of body, mind, or spirit leave me feeling abandoned from Your care, please hold me close and let me feel Your love beyond compare. Amen.

June 14, 2022: To Be Courageous

Lord Jesus, When it would be easier to look the other way Than to do what I can to turn things around, Please grant me courage. Amen.

June 13, 2022: Marian Prayer of Hope

Blessed Virgin Mary, Please join with me in hope-filled prayer That my bearing on this day Will proclaim God’s goodness and care. Handmaiden of the Lord, Close to your Son and our Savior, Please pray for me to serve well, Helped by His love, mercy, and favor. Mary, Queen of Heaven, Please ask Jesus to help me see The way that I should follow, Grateful that the Lord has chosen me. Amen.

June 12, 2022: Prayer to the Holy Trinity

O God, my heavenly Father, To You, I come as child adoring For every marvel, You have made. May who I am now and will become Give You glory, gratitude, and praise. Jesus, Son in the Father’s being, In You, is mercy and compassion, For You came as Savior and friend. May all that I do reflect Your love To those whose brokenness love can mend. Holy Spirit, One with Father and Son, Through You, come inspiration and grace To live in faith and heaven seek. May my heart and soul and mind rejoice In the forgiveness that sets me free. Amen.

June 11, 2022: Jesus, Who Came for All People

Loving God, like the rainbow that reminds us of Your promises, please help people of every race and color to give You glory. Amen

June 10, 2022: Bringing Out the Best

God, just as You accept me as I am, yet challenge me to be better, please grant me the grace to help bring out the best in others.

June 9, 2022: As Summer Emerges

Heavenly Father, Please open my heart these summery days So that Your love may be more visible in me, As beautifully as a monarch emerging From its chrysalis. If at times my outlook is clouded by concerns, Help me to weather the storms And remember to look for the rainbow. In the warmth of shining sun, May my faith become more fervent, Not parched but bathed in Your light. Amen.

June 8, 2022: To See God’s Gifts

Loving Lord Jesus, You are light, given that all might see. May I make Your love visible to people around me. Amen.

June 7, 2022: Thankfully Set Free

Lord Jesus, For life endowed with human dignity And freedom to worship You, I give You thanks and celebrate. For liberty to follow You And freedom from sin You won, I pray with gratitude and praise. Amen.

June 6, 2022: Blessed Virgin, Mother of the Church

Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, How wonderful to contemplate All that it means to share Membership in Christ’s body, The Church entrusted to your care. Though unworthy as a temple Of the Holy Spirit, May my heart be open to guidance and the faith to hear it. Your Son is head of the Body, And yet I am a part. Please pray for me to become a tug of hope in others’ hearts. If a body were only eyes How could it walk or hear? No matter how small my part, may Your Son’s love, though me, appear. Amen.

June 5, 2022: Pentecost Prayer

Heavenly Father, I give You thanks, For in Your eternal plan, You created me to fulfill a part, Giving every blessing I need And writing Your love upon my heart. Lord Jesus, I give You thanks, For You showed me how to live, Then in heaven prepared a place for me, Knowing my every fault and strength, And the person You want me to be. Holy Spirit, I give You thanks, For through Baptism, You came To dwell within me and remain always, So that I should not be afraid Or wander as a sheep gone astray. Amen.

June 4, 2022: Open to Possibilities

Blessed Virgin Mary, you responded with faith that, with God, all things are possible. Please join me in prayer that I will be open to possibilities in God’s plan for me. Amen.

June 3, 2022: Prayer to Embrace This Day

Lord Jesus, You came to make things new. I will never again be exactly as I am today; Help me to become more like You. My normal routine isn’t written in stone; Help me to be open to Your inspiration. Sometimes I wax nostalgic; Help me to embrace this day, too. Other times I struggle just to make it through; Help me to welcome Your Spirit of hope. Each day involves choices, big and small; Help me to be a sign of Your love. Amen.

June 2, 2022: Lord, You Are with Us

Lord Jesus, I give You thanks, For You have kept Your promise to remain with us. In the people with whom we share our lives, We can see Your face. When we need direction, You are there to guide us, if only we follow the signs. When we need encouragement, We can always come to You. In times of painful uncertainty, You remain steadfast in Your love and understanding. Lord, You know my every care and dream; May I remain always with You. Amen.

June 1, 2022: Prayer to Live As God’s Child

Heavenly Father, As a child of God, May I look up to You, For You have all wisdom; May I be blessed with humility, For You make everything possible; May I enjoy hopeful anticipation, For You give surprising gifts; May I come to You in need, For You are never too busy; May I find comfort in faith, For You are gentle and forgiving; May I love unselfishly, For You love me. Amen.

May 31, 2022: Pleasing in the Lord’s Sight

Lord Jesus, You are our glorious Light; may all that I do today be pleasing in Your sight. Amen.

May 30, 2022: Memorial Day Prayer

On this day, I bring to You my prayer for all who have lost life or loved ones in war. I pray, too, for those who have been hurt and seen things unimaginable before. May their sacrifices have continued meaning, love help them to endure, and their desire for peace be saluted with unforgotten gratitude. Amen.

May 29, 2022: Lord of Heaven and Earth

Lord Jesus, today I pray in gratitude for all that You taught by sharing in our humanity. May I one day see You in the fullness of Your divinity. Amen.