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2708, 2020

September Prayers

August 27th, 2020|

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Giles

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN  

Father of all goodness, each day we discover anew the glory of your divine wisdom in the beauty of the earth and the opportunity to use our human gifts for your honor and glory. May these also be a sign of the unforeseen beauty and promise of your eternal kingdom.  AMEN

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Giles……………………………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Ingrid of Sweden

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Lord God, ruler of heaven and earth,

Direct and sanctify, guard and guide our hearts and bodies,

Our thoughts, words, and deeds in doing your law

And keeping your commandments,

So that today and every day we may be kept safe and free. Amen 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Ingrid of Sweden ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

 In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Pope St. Gregory the Great

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who care for your people with gentleness and rule them in love, through the intercession of Pope Saint Gregory, endow, we pray, with a spirit of wisdom those to whom you have given authority to govern, that the flourishing of a holy flock may become the eternal joy of the shepherds.  AMEN

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

Pope St. Gregory the Great ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Friday, September 4, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Rosalia

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

We ask you to guide us to live in your image. In doing so, to spread your light amongst others who are also seeking your guidance and everlasting glory. We pray to you on this day, seeking you out in Faith, that you will give us the strength to overcome all obstacles we will face and the intelligence to learn from our mistakes. In hopes that one day, we will be deemed worthy to walk along side you in the Kingdom of Heaven. Amen 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Rosalia …………….………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Theresa of Calcutta 

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

God our Father, in your compassion you call us by name and speak to us through sacramental signs. Strengthen our belief in your love for us and our awareness of your mercy. Help us to know the depth of your forgiveness, that we may always have the courage to rise from occasions of sin to newness of life in you, who are Lord forever and ever.     Amen

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Theresa of Calcutta ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Blessed Claudio Granzotto 

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

God our strength, give us the courage to live our faith is a world of lies, betrayal, and hurt. Help us to seek your justice, show your mercy, and grant us your peace. We ask this through Christ our Lord.   Amen

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Claudio Granzotto………………….Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Monday, September 7, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Blessed Frederic Ozanam, founder of the St. Vincent DePaul Society

 Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Lord Jesus, let me demonstrate my love for You

By obeying Your commandments.

Make me a faithful servant, today and every day.

Let me always be thankful for the gifts You have placed

In my life and let me share them freely with others.  Amen

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

Blessed Frederic Ozanam ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Adrian

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Lord Jesus Christ,

You loved us and gave yourself up for us.

Deliver us from our former darkness

And teach us to conduct ourselves as children of light.

We ask this through Christ who lives forever and ever.  AMEN

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Adrian …………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Peter Claver

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who made Saint Peter Claver a servant of slaves and strengthened him with wonder, charity and patience as he came to their aid, grant, through his intercession, that, seeking the things of Jesus Christ, we may love our neighbor in deeds and in truth.  AMEN

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Peter Claver…………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Finian 

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Father, I thank you for the peace that comes

through the presence of Your Holy Spirit in my life.

You have called me to be a peacemaker in my world –

 sharing Your peace with those who need it.

Show me those people and let me speak Your words of love,

  comfort and peace to all in need.      AMEN 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Finian……………………………….……….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Cyprian, patron of North Africa 

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, our hope and refuge,

in our distress we come quickly to You.

Shock and horror of that tragic day 19 years ago have subsided,

replaced now with an emptiness, a longing for an innocence lost.

We are mindful of the sacrifice of public servants who demonstrated the greatest love of all by laying down their lives for friends.

We commit their souls to Your eternal care and celebrate their gifts to a fallen humanity.

We come remembering and we come in hope, not in ourselves, but in You.

As foundations we once thought secure have been shaken,

we are reminded of the illusion of security. 

In commemorating this tragedy, we give You thanks for your presence in our time of need and we seek to worship You in Spirit and in truth, our guide and our guardian.  Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Cyprian ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of the Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

God, grant us the patience to live as Our Lady did, a perfect model of hope at the foot of the cross. Thank you for providing us such a profound example of love and acceptance of your will. We don’t have to bear our daily crosses alone, for you have given us your son, Jesus Christ, and his mother, Mary, to help us find our way. Amen 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. John Chrysostom

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Dear Lord, increase our faith. You are with us even when we don’t feel your presence. Let us trust more in your word than in our human senses. If you truly guide our every decision, every opportunity, every struggle, then ultimately all will be well, according to your will. Amen. 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St.  John Chrysostom ………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who willed that your Only Begotten Son should undergo the Cross to save the human race, grant, we pray, that we, who have known his mystery on earth, may merit the grace of his redemption in heaven. Amen. 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who willed that, when your Son was lifted high on the Cross, his Mother should stand close by and share his suffering, grant that your Church, participating with the Virgin Mary in the Passion of Christ, may merit a share in his Resurrection. Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Our Lady of Sorrows ……………….….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Cornelius

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Jesus, help us always to remember that you are Lord and Savior. You are the fulfillment of history’s yearning. At the close of this day, we pray that we, too, can “bring good news to the poor.” Guide us to walk with those in pain, and bring us the insight to let go of anything that keeps us captive. Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Cornelius ………………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Robert Bellermine

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Look upon us, O God, Creator and ruler of all things, and, that we may feel the working of your mercy, grant that we may serve you with all our heart. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son.  AMEN 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Robert Bellermine …………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Joseph of Cupertino 

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Lord, how will you call us to follow you this day?

How will we hear your voice?

Will it be through a heart of gratitude?

Will it be in the ordinary moments that hold a spark of your love?

Will it be through listening from a place of care and not ego?

You will call us this day. This we know. Help us to respond. Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Joseph of Cupertino …………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Januarius

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Lord Jesus, may we be prudent and wise, and use the many gifts and talents you have blessed us with. Help us to serve generously those in need and to build up your body, the Church, so that all may know the abundance of your love. Amen.

 Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Januarius ……………………………Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Martyrs of Korea

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Lord Jesus, source of all that is good, you inspired Blessed Edmund Rice to found the religious family of Christian Brothers to continue your mission among the people of God. May he be for us a model of the apostolic life—an example of fidelity and an inspiration as we strive to follow you. May we learn to imitate his holiness and service and look to him confidently in times of need. Amen.  

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Martyrs of Korea ……………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Monday, September 21, 2020 

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Matthew, apostle

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who with untold mercy were pleased to choose as an Apostle Saint Matthew, the tax collector, grant that, sustained by his example and intercession, we may merit to hold firm in following you.  Amen.  

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Matthew………………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, Martyr of Nagasaki

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Christ our teacher, you call each of us to be free of the things that enslave us, and enter into true freedom as children of God. Open our hearts, that we may accept your invitation, “Come, follow me.” Give us the grace today to commit our whole selves more fully to you. Help us especially this day to overcome any attachments in our lives that prevent us from following you as fully as we can. Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Lorenzo Ruiz ……………………….….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Padre Pio

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Christ Teacher, you invite us to give our whole selves to you. Give us the grace to remove anything in our lives that holds us back from giving ourselves to you in trust and love. Help us overcome the obstacles to grace that exist within and around us, that we might be wholly one with you. And help us to support and encourage others as they seek to follow you more fully. Amen

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Padre Pio …………………………..….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of the Martyrs of Chalcedon

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Eternal God, you reveal the mysteries of the kingdom to those who put their faith in your promise of salvation. As we await the coming of your Son in glory, raise up men and women to bring your message of hope to a waiting world. Instill in them an unshakable trust in your divine providence and a zeal for ministry that will inspire your people to a deeper confidence in your saving power. We ask this through Christ, our Lord.  AMEN

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

Martyrs of Chalcedon …………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Albert of Jerusalem

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, you have planted the seed of faith in our hearts and have allowed it to grow and blossom. We thank you for this precious gift. Grant us the opportunity and the desire to freely offer this gift to others that they, too, may know of your grace and love at work in the world and in their lives.  AMEN 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………………….Pray for Us

St. Albert of Jerusalem…………….………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

Christ our Lord, you take joy when others perform mighty deeds in your name. Take joy in us, by giving us the grace to perform good works for others in your name. May others come to know of your love and your healing presence through the charity that you inspire in us. Amen.  

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Sts. Cosmas and Damian …………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Vincent DePaul

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN 

God, you have revealed yourself most fully in Jesus, your Son, the Word-made-flesh. Help us to contemplate more deeply the mystery of his life, death, and resurrection, and to understand more fully the faith we profess. May our lips always praise you, and our lives always proclaim you, by the grace you offer us through the same Christ, our Lord. Amen.

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Vincent DePaul………………….…….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Monday, September 28, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Wenceslaus

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

All-powerful and ever living God, your Son, Jesus Christ, taught us to not be afraid of pain and suffering. As we face this world’s uncertainties and challenges, send your Spirit to sustain, nourish, and fortify us for wherever life takes us. Help us to remain faithful in good times and bad until we see you again and rejoice in your presence forever. Grant this through Christ our Lord. Amen. 

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Wenceslaus …………………….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of the Archangels

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

Help us to always trust in you, even when others reject your Word. May we find sustenance in your saving power and praise you joyfully throughout the seasons of life. Grant that we will see you face-to-face and in your light know the fullness of life forever, you who live and reign with the Son and Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Jerome

Let us remember that we are in the Holy presence of God

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

O God, who gave the Priest Saint Jerome a living and tender love for Sacred Scripture, grant that your people may be ever more fruitfully nourished by your Word and find in it the fount of life. Amen.  

Mother of Perpetual Help………….. Pray for Us

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Jerome………………………….…….Pray for Us

Live Jesus in our hearts……………….Forever 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  AMEN

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