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Daily Prayer Archive

July 31, 2016

My loving Jesus, out of the grateful love I bear You, and to make reparation for my unfaithfulness to grace, I give You my heart, and I consecrate myself wholly to You; and with Your help I purpose never to sin again. Amen.

July 30, 2016

O my Divine Jesus, how shall I return You thanks for the goodness in giving Yourself to me? The only way I can repay Your love is by loving You in return. Yes, my Lord, I love You, and I desire to love You all my life. My Jesus, You alone are sufficient for me. Whom shall I love, if I love not You, my Jesus? You love those who love You. I love you. Oh, do You also love me. If I love You but little, give me the love which You require of me. O Mary, my good Mother, and You glorious Saint Joseph, lend me your love wherewith to love my Jesus.

July 29, 2016

Jesus, You have given Yourself to me, Now let me give myself to You; I give You my body, That it may be chaste and pure. I give You my soul, That it may always love You. I give You every thought, word, And deed of my life, And I offer all For Your honor and glory.

July 28, 2016

Show us, we beseech You, O Lord, in Your clemency, Your unspeakable mercy, that You may both cleanse us from all our sins, and deliver us from the punishments which they have deserved. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns world without end. Amen.

July 27, 2016

O Jesus Christ, our God and Savior, who are great in mercy and abundant in the gifts of Your bounty, You who because of our sins Did of Your own will endure at this hour the sufferings of the Cross and of death, and who did abundantly grant the gifts of Your Holy Spirit to the blessed apostles, make us also, we beseech You, O Lord, to be partakers of Your Divine gifts, of the forgiveness of our sins, and of receiving the Holy Ghost. Amen.

July 26, 2016

Hail! most blessed Jesus, eternal Son of the Most High God, O deign to be merciful to those for whom we pray; You Who expired on the cross for their sakes, give rest to their souls. To whom shall we turn, but to You? You have the words of the eternal life, by which You can shorten their sufferings, and give them eternal rest.

July 25, 2016

Assist us, O Lord our God; and defend us evermore by the might of Your Holy Cross, in whose honor You make us to rejoice. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

July 24, 2016

Hear, Lord, the prayers we offer from contrite hearts. Have pity on us as we acknowledge our sins. Lead us back to the way of holiness. Protect us now and always from the wounds of sin. May we ever keep safe in all its fullness the gift your love once gave us and your mercy now restores. Amen.

July 23, 2016

Hail, O Queen of Heaven enthroned! Hail, by angels Mistress owned Root of Jesse, Gate of morn, When the world's true Light was born. Glorious Virgin, joy to thee, Loveliest whom in Heaven they see: Fairest thou where all are fair, Plead with Christ our sins to spare.

July 22, 2016

Give me Yourself, O my God, give Yourself to me. Behold I love You, and if my love is too weak a thing, grant me to love You more strongly. I cannot measure my love to know how much it falls short of being sufficient, but let my soul hasten to Your embrace and never be turned away until it is hidden in the secret shelter of Your presence. This only do I know, that it is not good for me when You are not with me, when You are only outside me. I want You in my very self. All the plenty in the world which is not my God is utter want. Amen.

July 21, 2016

Hearken, O Lord, and have mercy, for we have sinned against You. Crying, we raise our eyes to You, Sovereign King, Redeemer of all. Listen, Christ, to the pleas of the supplicant sinners. Hearken, O Lord, and have mercy, for we have sinned against You. You are at the Right Hand of God the Father, the Keystone, the Way of salvation and Gate of Heaven, cleanse the stains of our sins. Hearken, O Lord, and have mercy, for we have sinned against You. O God, we beseech Your majesty to hear our groans; to forgive our sins.

July 20, 2016

Almighty and Eternal God, Give me, I beseech You, the great gift of inward peace. Command the winds and storms of my unruly passions. Subdue, by Your grace, my proneness to love created things too much. Give me a love of suffering for Your sake. make me forbearing and kind to others, that I may avoid quarrels and contentions. And teach me constantly to seek after and to acquire that perfect resignation to Your Holy Will which alone brings interior peace. Amen.

July 19, 2016

O Lord Jesus Christ, in presenting ourselves before Your adorable Face to ask of You the graces of which we stand most in need, we beseech You above all, to grant us that interior disposition of never refusing at any time to do what You require of us by Your holy Commandments and Divine inspirations. Amen.

July 18, 2016

My soul, dilate my heart; my Jesus loves me ardently. I hope for great favors from the Lord, Who comes to me with love. Yes, my Jesus, my hope, I trust in Your goodness, that in giving Yourself to me this morning, You will kindle in my poor soul the flames of Your pure love, and of an ardent desire to please You, that, from this day forward, I may wish only what You wish.

July 17, 2016

O my God! I love You, with my whole heart and soul, and above all things, because You are infinitely good and perfect, and most worthy of all my love; and for Your sake, I love my neighbor as myself. Mercifully grant, O my God! that having loved You on earth, I may love and enjoy You forever in heaven. Amen.


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