Visit we beseech thee, O Lord, this dwelling, and drive far from it all snares of the enemy; let thy holy angels dwell herein, to preserve us in peace; and let thy blessing be upon us forever. through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Direct, we beseech you, O Lord, all our actions by your holy inspirations and further them by your gracious help, so that every prayer and work of ours may always begin from you, and through you be likewise ended. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Incomprehensible Creator, the true fountain of light and only author of all knowledge; deign, we beseech thee, to enlighten our understanding, and to remove from us all darkness of sin and ignorance. Thou who makest eloquent the tongues of those who lack utterance, direct our tongues and our on our lips the grace of thy […]
I asked for riches, that I might be happy; I was given poverty that I might be wise. I asked for health that I might do greater things; I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked God for strength, that I might achieve; I was made weak, that I […]
O God, I thank you for giving me another year of life. I thank you for all the people who have remembered me today, and who have sent me cards, letters, good wishes, and presents. I thank you for everything which I have been enabled by you to do and to be in the past […]
Lord Jesus, you prayed that all may be one. I pray for full unity among all who profess you to be the Lord and Saviour. Bring all Christians together into one fold and under one shepherd. Let your Mother Mary, Our Lady of the atonement, intercede on our behalf that all Christians may once again […]
Lord, source of eternal life and truth, give to your shepherd N.N., a spirit of courage and right judgment, a spirit of knowledge and love. By governing with fidelity those entrusted to his care may he, as successor to the apostle Peter and vicar of Christ, build your Church into a sacrament of unity, love, […]
Lord make me an instrument of your peace, where there is hatred, let me sow love, where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there I despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek to be […]
Teach me, my Lord, to be serene and gentle in all the events of life, in disappointments, in the thoughtfulness of others, in the insincerity of those, I trusted, in the unfaithfulness of those on whom I relied. Let me put myself aside to think of the happiness of others, to hide my personal […]
Almighty and Eternal God, I offer you my sickness In union with the sufferings of your son endured. The sacred body of Jesus was afflicted with untold sufferings. His pains were intense And you willed that he suffer in such a manner For the salvation of the world. By uniting my sufferings to those of […]