Lord Jesus, give us the humility wherever pride reigns, pardon wherever offense abides, grace wherever sin abounds; we pray to You; Jesus Christ, risen Lord, have mercy on us!
Lord, we are Your people, the sheep of Your flock. Heal the sheep who are wounded, touch the sheep who are in pain, clean the sheep who are soiled, warm the lambs who are cold. Help us to know the Father’s love th rough Jesus the Shepherd and through His Holy Spirit. Help us to […]
Help me to understand, Lord, that what counts is not the road traveled, but simply putting my hand in yours and journeying side by side with you, Lord Jesus — 0 you who are the joy of my journey and also the repo se in the Father’s home! Holy, holy is the Lord, for eternal […]
O Lord, we call upon You in our time of sorrow, That You give us the strength and will to bear our heavy burdens, until we can again feel the warmth and love of Your divine compassion. Be mindful of us and have mercy on us while we struggle to comprehend life’s hardships. Keep us […]
O Salutary Sacrifice! Whose death has opened Paradise: By hostile war oppressed, afraid, To Thee we look for strength and aid. Now to the triune God in Heaven, Be everlasting glory given; Where life eternal in His hand Invites us to our Fatherland.
Lord God, giver of bread, we bless You for your Heavenly kindness. There can be no famine while the bread of Heaven endures, and help us to remember that when we are forgetful of Your infinite kindness. How blessed it is to know that we shall not want forever, as You will not allow Your […]
Most holy and afflicted Virgin, Queen of Martyrs, you stood beneath the cross, witnessing the agony of your dying Son. Look with a mother’s tenderness and pity on me, who kneel before you. I venerate your sorrows and I place my requests with filial confidence in the sanctuary of your wounded heart. Present them, I […]
We humbly beseech Thy Majesty, O Lord, that as the blessed Apostle Andrew, was once a teacher and ruler of Thy Church, so he may ever be our advocate with Thee. Through our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. O Christ, our Lord, Who didst beautify the most blessed Andrew with the grace of apostleship, and the […]
Why, my Lord—dare I ask why? It will not hear the whisper of the wind or see the beauty of its parents’ face—it will not see the beauty of Your creation or the flame of a sunrise. Why, my Lord? “Why, My child—do you ask ‘why’? Well, I will tell you why. You see, the […]
Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all. Let only your will be done in me, and in all your creatures – I wish no more than this, O Lord. Into your hands I commend […]