March 23, 2018: Morning Prayer

At the dawning of this new day, Please renew in me the certainty That You desire for each a place With You for all eternity. In the light of early morning, Please reawaken Your love in me; Your compassionate outpouring, Let me show to others in need. As Your plan before me unfolds, May the glory I envision Remain within my heart to hold, For You have lived, died, and risen!

March 22, 2018: To Be One in Faith

Blessed Virgin Mary, I come to you In closeness to your beloved Son, Hoping in prayer to more clearly see How to be one in faith and communion. Amen.

March 21, 2018: For Every Opportunity

Heavenly Father, I give You thanks That in every time and circumstance You place within eternity The potential of each moment— A lifetime opportunity. Amen.

March 20, 2018: Following the Lord

Lord Jesus, Recalling Your compassion, May I follow where You lead, And though I me falter at times, Find in You the strength I need. Amen.

March 19, 2018: For Workers and Those Seeking Work

Saint Joseph, please join me in prayer today for blessing upon all who work with skillful hands, to build the Kingdom through their trades. You whose love our Lord Jesus knew, please pray for parents whose work includes bringing their children close to You. Having moved with your infant Son and Mary, please pray for all who search for work with hope despite the stress they carry. In fields, factories, or wherever work is fulfilled, please pray that workers, through their tasks, will do what the heavenly Father has willed. Amen.

March 18, 2018: 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 17, 2018: Giving Thanks to God

Heavenly Father, I give You thanks that In every moment, there is purpose, In every prayer, there is hope; In You, there is life everlasting. Amen.

March 16, 2018: 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.

March 15, 2018: 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 14, 2018: To See Goodness

Lord Jesus, thank you for your example seeing the goodness in people and forgiving readily. Please help me when I am tempted to treat others less than lovingly. Amen.

March 13, 2018: 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, 2018: 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 11, 2018: An Imperfect Follower

Lord Jesus, I give You thanks and praise, for You do not abandon me, though in sin I turn away. For the many times I have failed and added to human suffering, I pray to You in sorrow and in the hope that faith can bring. May the struggles that I face become a source of blessing, perfected through the gift of grace and Your love unending. Amen.

March 10, 2018: 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.

March 09, 2018: 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 08, 2018: 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 07, 2018: 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 06, 2018: Family Prayer

Lord Jesus, For families that have put faith Far in the background of their lives, Please bring it to the fore. For those expecting a child, May helplessness of the unborn Lead to loving them more. For parents bringing up children, Please grant that faith and love will be In family life the core. For family generations, May shared faith be a source of strength For anything in store. Amen.

March 05, 2018: 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 04, 2018: 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 03, 2018: For Faith Unhidden

Almighty God, Creator, You lovingly made all things, Fashioned in Your goodness and given; Help me to use the blessings I have With faith in a light not meant to be hidden. Amen.

March 02, 2018: 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 01, 2018: 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.

February 28, 2018: 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.

February 27, 2018: 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.

February 26, 2018: 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. .

February 25, 2018: 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.

February 24, 2018: 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.

February 23, 2018: 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.

February 22, 2018: 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.