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Catholic Prayers 2

Morning Prayer

My God, I thank You for protecting me through the night. I praise you and give You thanks for all the blessings

You have bestowed on me. In union with Jesus, I consecrate to you all my thoughts, words,

actions, joys and sufferings of this day. Mary, my mother, bless me this day and protect me from dangers.

My Guardian Angel and all my patron saints pray for me. Amen.

 Sunset at Immaculate Conception Parish

 

Night Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ,

You have given Your followers an example of gentleness and humility, a task that is easy, a burden that is light.

Accept the prayers and work of this day and give us the rest that will strengthen us to render more

faithful service to You, who live and reign forever and ever. Amen.

 

 

The Corporal Works of Mercy

Feed the hungry

Give drink to the thirsty

Clothe the naked

Shelter the homeless

Visit the sick

Visit  the imprisoned

Bury he dead

 

The Spiritual Works of Mercy

Admonish the sinner

Instruct the ignorant

Counsel the doubtful

Comfort the sorrowful

Bear wrongs patiently

Forgive all injuries

Pray for the living and the dead

 

 

Pray for Vocations

Jesus, You are the Good Shepherd.

You know each of us and You call us by name to serve in faith.

Help us respond generously to Your voice.

Give courage and guidance to those You call to the priesthood and the diaconate,

to religious life and lay ministry, so they may respond wholeheartedly and serve devotedly.

We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

 

Serenity Prayer

Lord God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;

courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference.

 

 

Memorare

Remember, most loving Virgin Mary, never was it heard that anyone, who turned to you for help,

was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, though burdened by my sins, I run to your protection for you are my mother.

Mother of the Word of God, do not despise my words of pleading, but be merciful and hear my prayer. Amen.

 

 

A Concluding Prayer

Blessed be the holy and Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God.

We adore You, O Christ, and praise You, because by Your holy cross You have redeemed the world.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us.