6/18/19: Unfailing Love
Lord, when I feel abandoned, please increase my faith in Your unfailing love. Amen.
6/17/19: 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.
6/16/19: 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.
6/15/19: 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.
6/14/19: 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.
6/13/19: 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.
6/12/19: 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.
6/11/19: In Humble Praise
Gentle breezes and ocean currents, Tiny beginnings of new life and whole galaxies: Your plan is far greater than we can imagine. Father, I worship You. Amen.
6/10/19: 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.
6/9/19: 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, You showed me how to live, Then in heaven prepared a place for me; You know my every fault and strength, And the person You want me to be. Holy Spirit, Through Baptism, You came To dwell within me and remain always So that I should not be afraid, With You to guide me throughout each day. Amen.
6/8/19: Following Jesus
Lord Jesus, to a world in need of a Shepherd You came; may I follow You and never go astray. Amen.
6/7/19: 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
6/6/19: 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.
6/5/19: To Know God’s Love
To know the love of God, Do I need to look far? A glorious sunrise and glistening dew, Songbirds and a summer breeze, Snowcapped mountains against an azure backdrop: Creation allows me to see The love of God, our Creator.
6/4/19: 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 where it will be found through Your grace. Amen.
6/3/19: Asking in Faith
Lord, I give You thanks and praise, yet come to You in need. In Your name, I ask; in Your promises, I believe. Amen.
6/2/19: 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.
6/1/19: 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.
5/31/19: 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.
5/30/19: Ascension Prayer
Lord Jesus, I come to You in prayer and ask for the grace That I need on this day, in this time and place: To pray with confidence that You hold me dearly, Through good times and days when I grow weary; To look up to You with gratitude and praise, And in my life here on Earth not go astray; To be open to grace and while using Your gifts Trust in You, whose love and compassion uplift. Amen.
5/29/19: With Glorious Potential
Heavenly Father, I give You thanks for glorious potential. The caterpillar emerges from the chrysalis as a butterfly, yet the transformation cannot compare with the resurrection You desire for me. New leaves appear on trees following winter’s dormancy, a reminder that faith, too, can blossom. Loving Father, please help me to grow, to change, and to become the person you want me to be. Amen.
5/28/19: To See God’s Gifts
Lord, You are light, given that all might see. May I make Your love visible to people around me. Amen.
5/27/19: 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.
5/26/19: 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.
5/25/19: Nighttime Prayer
Attentive God, Each day, when darkness comes again, You set the stars for guidance. May I bring prayers to You in faith, And listen in the silence. Amen.
5/24/19: In the Blessed Virgin’s Care
Blessed Virgin Mary, In your gentle holiness, Please join me in this prayer For hope in the Lord Jesus, Who loves beyond compare. In your closeness to the Lord, Please ask that He bless me With grace that is His gift, And with the strength I need. In your maternal care, May the comfort that I find Help me in faith to seek Him With heart and soul and mind. Amen.
5/23/19: To Love with All My Heart
Loving Father, forgive me for the times that I am half-hearted in prayer, although You are deserving of all my love. Amen.
5/22/19: 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.
5/21/19: To See God’s Greatness
Blessed Virgin Mary, please pray That I will come to see The greatness of all things That God desires for me. Amen.
5/20/19: Finding Ways to Serve
Lord Jesus, You chose Your disciples, despite their human faults. In my strengths and weaknesses, may I find ways to serve You. Amen.