Weekly Prayer Archive

Weekly Prayer - Good Resolutions

July 20, 2017

O my God, I give You heartfelt thanks 
for all the graces You have conferred on me.
Pardon me, I beseech You, 
of all the negligence and the distractions 
of which I have been guilty. 
Give me strength to carry out the resolutions that I have made. 

Help me to keep my good resolutions, O sweet Virgin Mary; 
and recall them to my memory, 
if I should ever forget or neglect them.

Weekly Prayer - I Offer Myself

July 13, 2017

O Lord, Let me unite with You, 
that I may more deeply love You. 
May I help make reparation to Your adorable Heart 
and the heart of Your Mother, Mary. 
With greatest love, 
I offer myself to You 
and pray that You will accept my sacrifice of greatest love. 
I give myself to You and unite in Your gift of Yourself to me. 
Come and possess my soul. 

Weekly Prayer - Living Temple

June 15, 2017

Living Temple

Father, may I always remember
that all the parts of my body are good because you made them,
that my body does not belong to me but to you,
who bought it at my Baptism
at the price of Christ's Cross
and that my body is the living temple of the Holy Spirit.
Give me self-control over my passions, appetites and imaginations;
create in me that wholeness and integrity
that all my powers may be consecrated to your service

Weekly Prayer - Triumphant Heart of Jesus

June 29, 2017

By the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 
Queen of Peace, set up Your kingdom in our country. 
Enter closely into the midst of our families 
and make them Your own 
through the solemn enthronement of Your Sacred Heart 
so that no one cry may respond from home to home. 
May the triumphant Heart of Jesus be everywhere loved, 
blessed and glorified forever! 
Honor and glory to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary. 

Weekly Prayer - Guardian Angel

June 22, 2017

My good Angel, 
you come from heaven; 
God has sent you to take care of me. 
Oh, shelter me under your wings. 
Lighten my path, direct my steps. 
Do not leave me, 
stay quite near me 
and defend me against the spirit of evil. 
But above all come to my help 
in the last struggle of my life. 
Deliver my soul so that with you it may praise, 
love and contemplate the goodness of God 
forever and ever. 

Amen

Weekly Prayer - Open My Heart

June 8, 2017

My soul,
open my heart;
so Jesus can give me every good gift;
He loves me ardently.
Hope, then, 
for great favors from my Lord,
Who, through an impulse of love, 
comes to me all 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 love, 
and of an ardent desire to please You, 

Weekly Prayer - Bring Them Together

June 1, 2017

Merciful Lord, who prayed that there be one flock and one shepherd, 
I ask the light of faith 
for those who do not know You in Your Eucharistic Presence. 
Give them the joy of Your protecting presence. 
Bring them into the one fold 
of which You are the master and Lord. 
Forgive them their sins and teach them the way of repentance. 
In the end bring them into the larger circle of Your family, 
to God our Father, 

Weekly Prayer - Greater Glory of God

May 18, 2017

Immaculate Mary, our Mother,
relying on your maternal intercession, 
we resolve from this moment to devote our talents, 
learning, material resources, 
our health, sickness and trials, 
and every gift of nature and grace, 
for the greater glory of God 
and the salvation of all. 
We wish to carry on those activities 
which especially promote the catholic apostolate 
for the revival of fatih 
and love of the people of God 

Weekly Prayer - Bestow Your Graces

May 11, 2017

O Mary, our Mother,
be mindful of us as you stand near Him who granted you all graces, 
for you are the Mother of God and our Queen. 
Help us for the sake of the King, 
the Lord God and Master who was born of you. 
For this reason, 
you are called full of grace. 
Remember us, most holy Virgin, 
and bestow on us gifts 
from the riches of your graces, 
Virgin full of graces. 

Weekly Prayer - Graces for the Modern World

May 4, 2017

Mary, Mother of God, at your request, 
Jesus worked His first miracle. 
He changed water into wine for the wedding guests at Cana in Galilee. 

Over the centuries you have not ceased 
to obtain countless signs and wonders for the poor, 
exiled children of Eve. 

We therefore ask you to intercede with your Divine Son 
for the miraculous graces which the modern world so desperately needs.

Weekly Prayer - Keep Us from Pettiness

April 20, 2017

Keep us, O God, from all pettiness.
Let us be large in thought, in word, in deed.
let us be done with fault-finding
and leave off all self-seeking.
May we put away all pretense
and meet each other face to face,
without self pity and without prejudice.
may we never be hasty in judgment,
and always be generous.
let us always take time for all things,
and make us to grow calm, serene and gentle.

Weekly Prayer - Your Beloved Son

April 13, 2017

Eternal Father, 
turn away Your angry gaze from our guilty people 
whose face has become unsightly in Your eyes. 
Look instead upon the Face of Your Beloved Son, 
for this is the Face of Him 
in Whom You are well pleased. 
We now offer You this Holy Face, 
covered with shame and disfigured by bloody bruises 
in reparation for the crimes of our age 
in order to appease Your anger, 
justly provoked against us. 

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