Our Prayer For Self Category

Prayer of Saint Bonaventure to Saint Anthony of Padua

Let those who seek for miracles invoke the glorious Saint Anthony. At his word all evils disappear: death and error, demons and leprosy; the sick rise up restored to perfect health. His word and presence calm the troubled seas and break the captive’s chain, lost things are found, and old […] Read more »

Before Traveling

Dear Lord, once, you let the children of Israel walk through the sea with dry feet. You also showed the three Wise Men the way to your crib by the guidance of a star. We beg you: grant us a good trip and a peaceful day. Let us have your […] Read more »

Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Take O Lord, and receive my entire liberty, my understanding and my whole will. All that I am and all that I possess you have given me. I surrender it all to you to be disposed of according to your will. Give me only your love and your grace; with […] Read more »

Prayer of St. Francis

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not […] Read more »

Prayer For Love

Lord, as I now draw nearer to You I am aware of the poverty of my love I have been generous with my love for myself And things of this earth Yet miserly in my love for my neighbor Lord, transform my heart! I ask not merely to love those […] Read more »

For Humility

Lord, remind me That when life’s circumstance lifts me up This false sense of self- sufficiency Can just as easily be lost in conceit. Like an errant child I blame You with my every failure Even as I credit myself with every success. I raise myself above all else Posing […] Read more »

Prayer For Strength and Courage

Life seems full of stresses Lord My busy home, my harried work Sometimes I fear for myself Torn between one tension and another I lose my nerve and feel the need to get away Enfold me Lord Shield me from the frailty of my spirit Protect me from my own […] Read more »

Prayer For Patience

Lord, thank You for the stillness When I can relax before You And lay my impatience with other people Smooth the furrows from my brow The lines from my face, The frustrations from my heart The heavy loads from my mind The searing irritations from my soul. I ask for […] Read more »