November Announcement Prayers

Friday, November 2, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of All Souls and we remember all of the faithful departed of our Brother Rice community

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

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

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

Monday, November 5, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist

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 all-powerful, you sent the Holy Spirit into the world to set our hearts on fire. May the grace we receive through your Spirit help us to heal the divisions that separate us from our brothers and sisters. Help us to be zealous advocates of your undying love for humanity, so that all people will work to make you known, loved, and served. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Elizabeth…………………… 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, November 6, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Leonard

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

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

Father, You are the source of all good things,

And I thank You for the many blessings You place in my life.

My hope and my future are secure in You.

I want to live intentionally for You, making sure that everything

In my Life points to You and the eternal hope You offer

Through the gift of Your Son.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………… Pray for Us

St. Leonard…………………… 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, November 7, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Achillas

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

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

Dear Lord, I know that You have a purpose for my life,

and I will seek that purpose today and every day that I live.

Let my actions be pleasing to You,

and let me share Your good news with a world that desperately needs

Your healing hand and the salvation of Your Son. AMEN

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice………… Pray for Us

St. EAchillas…………………… 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, November 8, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Castorius

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. Castorius …………………… 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, November 9, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Benignus, bishop of Ireland and the dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

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. Benignus …………………………… 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, November 12, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Josaphat

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Josaphat…………………………… 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, November 13, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis Cabrini, First US citizen to be canonized

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 in you we trust, and you will not allow this trust to be in vain. You rescue us from death so that here on earth we will not stumble but walk in the light of your hope and in the strength of your grace. May we always through faith hear your voice and be ready to do your will. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Francis Cabrini…………………… Pray for Us

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

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Lawrence O’Toole

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. Lawrence O’Toole …………………… 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, November 15, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Albert 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

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. Albert 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, November 16, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Margaret of Scotland

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

St. Margaret of Scotland …………………… 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, November 19, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Crispin

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. Crispin……………………………… 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, November 20, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Edmund Rich

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. Edmund Rich……………..……….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, November 26, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. John Berchmans

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. John Berchmans …………………….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, November 27, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. James Intercisus

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

Accept the desire of our hearts, O Lord our God, to lavish care and concern on the weary and suffering members of your body this day. May we anoint them with a compassion that wells up from hearts made joyful by the release you have gained for us from debts and trespasses. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. James Intercisus ……………… 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, November 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Catherine Laboure

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 God, in your Son we are given new hope, that through him all divisions can be healed, all sins forgiven, and trust restored. Watch over us and those we love, that we may always be a sign of your reconciling love in a world full of hurt and betrayal. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Catherine Laboure ……….……….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, November 29, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Brendan of Birr

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 always to respond. Amen.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Brendan……………..……….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, November 30, 2018

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Andrew, the 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

Loving Father,

Make me a faithful witness to the presence of your merciful grace,

And convert the world to the saving power of your love,

For in you alone is our hope of salvation.

Work through us to bring hope to a troubled world.

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

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice……….Pray for Us

St. Andrew………………………………… 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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