February Announcement Prayers

Friday, February 1, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Bridgid of Ireland

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 of all time and seasons, as winter drags on and the days are so dreary, we remember and hope for your holy light in our lives. Give us your grace to see that where there is love, we find you among us—your kingdom here and now. Forgive our failing to love, to reconcile, to be converted. Fill our hearts with your love and give us the courage and strength to share it freely as your beloved sons and daughters. Come Holy Spirit—enkindle with us the fire of your love! Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Bridgid of Ireland ………………….. 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, February 4, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Joan of Valois

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, we thank you for calling men and women to serve in your Son’s Kingdom as sisters, brothers, religious priests, consecrated virgins, and hermits, as well as members of Secular Institutes. Renew their knowledge and love of you, and send your Holy Spirit to help them respond generously and courageously to your will. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Joan of Valois…………………………. 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, February 5, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Agatha

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, we ask you to open our eyes that we may value and appreciate all people, recognizing what we have in common rather than focusing on what our differences might be. Inspire us to distinguish between what is important and what is not, and open our minds and hearts that we may always be people of good will who bring life and joy to others. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Agatha………………………………….. 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, February 6, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Paul Miki & Companions, martyrs of Japan

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, like the angels in heaven, may our hearts rejoice over the sinner who repents, over the doubting who find faith, over the despairing who find hope,
over the lonely who find love. With you, may we seek out the lost of our world, so that, like us, they may find their true home in you. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Paul Miki ………………………………….. 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, February 7, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Colette

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, thy will be done: not in the abstract, not in theory, not as a nice idea, but concretely, right here, right now, today, in our lives. Help us to believe that you always and only will what is good for us, for your only-begotten Son laid down his life for us and he is Lord forever and ever. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Colette ………………………………….. 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, February 8, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, former slave

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, you long for us to be united with you in love, yet all too often we choose to turn away from you because of persecution and suffering. Strengthen us to trust in you and joyfully follow your will, despite trials. We ask this in your name. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Josephine Bakhita …………………….. 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, February 11, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Paschal

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

St. Paschal……..…………….. 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, February 12, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Apollonia

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. Apollonia ……………………….. 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, February 13, 2019

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

 

Almighty and ever-loving Father, you know us better than we know ourselves. Too often, we place our trust in things of this world, failing to place our full trust in you. Your Son proclaimed to us that you know even the number of hairs on our heads. Help us to behold the great love you have for us, and all of our brothers and sisters, that we may more faithfully place our trust in you. 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

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Cyril & Methodius

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. Cyril & Methodius ……………………….. 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, February 15, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Claude de la Colombiere

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

 

Almighty and ever-loving Father, you know us better than we know ourselves. Too often, we place our trust in things of this world, failing to place our full trust in you. Your Son proclaimed to us that you know even the number of hairs on our heads. Help us to behold the great love you have for us, and all of our brothers and sisters, that we may more faithfully place our trust in you. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Claude ………………….. 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, February 18, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Simon

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, we ask you to open our eyes that we may value and appreciate all people, recognizing what we have in common rather than focusing on what our differences might be. Inspire us to distinguish between what is important and what is not, and open our minds and hearts that we may always be people of good will who bring life and joy to others. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Simon ………………………………….. 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, February 19, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Boniface of Lausanne

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, we are a people who desire to know what lies ahead of us. You told the crowds not to depend on signs, but instead to rely on faith, a gift that you freely give. Make us open to receive faith from you, so that we may more perfectly trust in your providential care of us. We ask this in your holy name. Amen.

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

St. Boniface…………………..…….. 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, February 20, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of Sts. Jacinta & Francisco Marto, children of Fatima

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

Sts. Jacinta & Francisco Marto ………….. 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, February 21, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Peter 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

 

Dear Lord, we have so many responsibilities and commitments to honor today. Through all of this, we ask that your Spirit remind us again and again about what really matters. Let your peace be ours. Let your joy fill us. Help us to be attentive to the concerns and the celebrations of others. Fill us with gratitude and with the grace to live in the moment. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Peter 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

Friday, February 22, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of Chair of St. Peter

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, we are grateful that you have chosen to have an intimate relationship with us, one that is nurtured by the words of Jesus. You seek us out and ask us to be your presence in the corners of the world where we live and work. Strengthen us with your Spirit. 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

Monday, February 25, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Donatus

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 Christ, our Lord and our God, you invite us to commit to you, each according to our capacity. Help us to embrace the opportunity to commit to you with all our hearts. Grant us the trust needed to follow you unreservedly that we may set all fear aside and enter into your joy. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Donatus ………………………………….. 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, February 26, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Isabel of France

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, we pray for success in our days, but keep us mindful that true success is a sincere desire to serve. To be great is to serve in those quiet opportunities when our hearts touch another’s. Bless our eyes that we may see other people’s need; bless our hearts that we may feel other people’s pain; bless our minds that your wisdom may guide our actions. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Isabel of France ……………………….. 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, February 27, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, patron saint of students

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

 

Heavenly Father, in baptism you made us your children, and enkindled in our hearts the light of our brother, your Son, Jesus Christ. Inflame that light in our lives that it may illumine all that we see, think, and do. May our lives shine brightly with your light, that we may bring its radiance into the lives of all we encounter. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Gabriel of 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

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Today we celebrate the feast of Pope St. Hilary

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? Maybe it will be when we chose to do nothing and simply pause to breathe in your Spirit. You will call us this day. This we know. We are ready. Help us to respond with Matthew’s readiness. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

Pope St. Hilary ………………………….. 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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