March 22, 2023: To Serve You Well

Lord, help me to serve You well Through the tasks at hand today, Mindful of the people whose lives I can touch in a meaningful way. Amen.

March 21, 2023: For Love’s Sake

Heavenly Father, In each day, there is opportunity, and You invite us to partake; Help me reach out to You, solely for love’s sake. Amen.

March 20, 2023: The Glory of Springtime

Loving God, As the days grow longer, With each sunrise may I be reminded That You sent Your Son To be light for the world! In the rains that water Ground trampled and dry, may I be reminded, As on the road to Emmaus, Of the yearning for Words of life! And if a rainbow should appear And I gaze toward the heavens, may I be reminded Of the covenant You made And the spectrum of Your love. Amen.

March 19, 2023: How to Live in Holiness

Lord, You came as light into the world, As cherished hours of daylight suggest. May I more clearly see how to live As I seek to abide in grace and holiness. Amen.

March 18, 2023: Prayer for Grace in Gratitude

Lord God, today, I ask for grace, In all that I say and do, To look around me, see my blessings, And live in wondrous gratitude. Amen.

March 17, 2023: To Glimpse Heaven

In gratitude, I pray, for the lessons Jesus taught and for the glimpse He gives of heaven, the hope within a faithful heart. Amen.

March 16, 2023: Always in God’s Sight

To grow in faith, may I always turn Toward You, my Lord and Light. Help me see, in times of darkness, That I am always in Your sight. Amen.

March 15, 2023: Marian Prayer for Comfort

Holy Mary, Mother of God, be with me as I pray. When I am discouraged or afraid And long for a mother’s comfort and gentle love, Please hold me close within your heart Through the struggles that I face. Amen.

March 14, 2023: Prayer in My Weakness

Lord Jesus, who lived and died for us, When Your presence seems far away, May I reach out for Your healing touch, for the comfort of Your embrace. Lord Jesus, who suffered for my sake, In times of burden or despair, May Your example give me new faith And hope in Your eternal care. Lord Jesus, who came to do the Father’s will, With pain too much to bear alone, May Your Spirit give me strength within And guide me on the path You have shown. Amen.

March 13, 2023: For the Lonely

Lord Jesus, For all who feel loneliness or loss, I pray for companionship found In faith that You remain with us always, Loving with love that knows no bounds. Amen.

March 12, 2023: Prayer for a Meaningful Lent

Lord Jesus, During this time of Lent, I recall that in the desert You overcame temptation. When I am tempted to do nothing additional and nothing different in my faith life, Help me to sacrifice sameness To more closely follow You. Amen.

March 11, 2023: Sharing Hope

Lord Jesus, How can I help being hopeful With You as my mentor and friend? Today, help me to share that hope With the humility You intend. Amen.

March 10, 2023: For a Day of Grace

Father, Son, and Spirit, Throughout this day given to me, I ask You in this prayer, For the grace to know that I am blessed By Your love and care. Amen.

March 9, 2023: The Lord is Constant

Loving Savior, for the pain that You endured, I come to You in regret and sorrow; For though I have sinned, Your love is constant, Yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Amen.

March 8, 2023: Prayer in Sickness

Lord Jesus, When health in body, mind or spirit Has given way to pain, I bring to You the suffering I bear, In faith, not in complaint. For each moment of my being, In health or infirmity, Can be for me a time of grace, Blessed for eternity. May I feel Your presence near to me, So that I’ll not despair, Believing in Your promise to keep Me ever in Your care. Amen.

March 7, 2023: On a Mission

Jesus, May Your mission that is mine, too, Fill me with determination To share the hope found only in You, Who are loving, gentle, and patient. Amen.

March 6, 2023: Open to Renewal in Faith

Lord Jesus, When things are going much as I like, Let me turn to You in thankfulness. In times of struggle or uncertainty, Help me come to insightfulness. If my viewpoint is too limited, May I be blessed with greater thoughtfulness. No matter how events unfold today, Please grant me hope through faithfulness. Amen. .

March 5, 2023: Marian Prayer for Lent

Blessed Virgin Mary, Please be with me as I pray: Even when I don’t understand, Let God’s will be done through me; If I lose sight of Jesus, May my searching lead me nearer to Him; When people I love are suffering, I ask that love help them through; During this penitential time of Lent, May prayer and sacrifice increase my faith. Because your Son lived and died to conquer sin, Let hope and forgiveness dwell in me. Amen.

March 4, 2023: To Live Lovingly

Lord Jesus, Through parables that You once spoke, You taught us how to live. In a world in need of compassion, May I be loving and attentive. Amen.

March 3, 2023: God’s Love Shown

Lord, our Savior, I give You thanks and praise, For You came to dwell on Earth that all might see, Through Your life, death, and rising, the Father’s love revealed. Amen.

March 2, 2023: Ever in the Lord’s Care

Lord Jesus, May I feel Your presence near to me, So that I’ll not despair, Believing in Your promise to keep Me ever in Your care. Amen.

March 1, 2023: In Time of Need

Loving God, I come before You in need and in gratitude. In times of illness or struggle, please give me the help I need to remain strong in faith. In times of loneliness, please bestow a renewed sense of belonging. In prayer, I give You thanks that, in asking, I have already received the grace needed to believe. Amen.

February 28, 2023: Prayer for Patience

Lord, please be patient with me. When I wonder when my turn will come For the peace of mind I seek, Turn my thoughts to trust in You, Who know my every need. Lord, please be patient with me. When even a moment seems too long For awaited news to come, May my greatest longing be That Your will be done. Lord, please be patient with me. When at times I might not be bothered, For other things seem pressing, Please grant me Your help to use time As a precious blessing. Amen.

February 27, 2023: Thank You, Lord

Lord Jesus, How often do I put myself first, Instead of thanking, only asking? Lord, whose gaze never averts, Thank You for Your love everlasting. Amen.

February 26, 2023: Prayer for Lenten Blessing

Lord, my Savior, During this holy season of Lent, I pray in gratitude That You lived and died to bring Salvation through Your love and mercy. Vulnerable as in the desert, I pray to have the strength To overcome temptation– To thirst for holiness, though I am weak. Renewed in Baptismal commitment, I pray that the faith I share Will be a hope-filled blessing For others searching and in need. Amen.

February 25, 2023: For the Blessing of Grace

Lord Jesus, Humbly I ask, through the gift of faith, For the blessing of Your Holy Spirit’s grace: To profess eternal truth that is You, In the words I say and in all that I do; To celebrate the nourishment You give That, in believing, forever I will live; To proceed in ways that let others see Grace-filled wonder and hope, because I believe; To pray with confidence that when I seek, Though I may grow tired, You hasten to meet; To welcome You always into my heart And Your abiding love to others impart. Amen.

February 24, 2023: One in the Lord’s Love

Lord, may faith in You bring people together so that in every heart and every nation, we are one in communion and love. Amen.

February 23, 2023: Prayer for Devotion

Lord Jesus, Savior who lived among us, I look to You despite my faults And listen to Your voice. You have the words Of everlasting life; Help me to devote to You The words I speak today. Amen.

February 22, 2023: Ash Wednesday Prayer

Loving Savior, During this time of preparation and penance, May prayers, almsgiving, and fasting be for me A sacred pathway from ashes to Easter. Please guide me as I start the Lenten journey anew— A journey toward repentance that You desire More than the donning of sackcloth or ashes. Though cleansed in Baptism through the Holy Spirit, I seek forgiveness for the times I have failed, Reminded of sin by the smudge of ashes. To You, O Lord, I desire to come with my whole heart, Offering myself and every sacrifice I make, Leaving love, not ashes, at the altar. Amen.

February 21, 2023: Prayer for Friends

Loving Father, To You, I give thanks for the Lord Jesus, sent into the world to live among us and to be a patient, understanding, and sometimes challenging friend. For my friends, I offer prayers of gratitude that we have been drawn together. With each other’s love and help, may we draw closer to You. Amen.