Prayers

Greeting Prayer

The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you kindly and give you peace! [Numbers 6: 24-26]
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Sign of Cross

Lord Jesus, I sign my heart with the sign of the cross, reminding myself of your love for each person. I ask that I may grow in faithfulness as your friend.  I sign my lips with the sign of the cross that I may speak as you would speak.  I sign my hands with the […]
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Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola – Suscipe

Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, All I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and your grace, that is enough for […]
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Come Holy Spirit

  Come, Holy Spirit, today help me pause. Help me consider, Help me ask for, seek out, and recognise wisdom. As you will, help me be your instrument of wisdom for others who are searching, for others who are hurting.  Come, Holy Spirit, today allow me to understand more. I want to see as you […]
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Prayer for the New Evangelisation

‘“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’  But how can they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone to preach? And how can people preach unless they are […]
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‘Shepherd’ – A Poem by Joyce Rupp

I have been in that bleak valley When the last bit of joyfulness Was sucked out of my spirit By the ripping winds of desolation.   In those times of extended anguish The memory of green pastures With you shepherding my way Brought me strength to go on.   Shepherd, now, others in need As […]
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