Prayers for all Occasions, Needs, and Intentions
NINE DAYS OF PRAYERS FOR ANY NECESSITY
Prayers to enrich your life
O God, come
to my assistance.
Father, you know all things, and nothing is hidden from you; in your
kindness come to my aid in my present distress, and grant my humble
petition. In Christ's name I beg your help. Amen.
Do a kind deed today for someone you meet.
Hear, O Lord,
and have pity on me.
heaven, your love for us never falters in spite of our sins and failures.
Please show your mercy and care for me in my difficulty. For the sake of
Christ, our Savior, have pity of me. Amen.
Recognize the image of Christ today in those around you.
Lord, be not
far from me.
Father, you are not far from any of us since in you we live, move and have
our being. Kindly increase my awareness of your presence, and take care of
my pressing need. Christ, our Lord, assures us you will. Amen.
For this day, cast all your cares upon the Lord.
Your ways, O
Lord, make known to me.
almighty, your ways and mysterious purpose are often hidden from us; guide
me now, I beg you, in my sorrow, and by your power aid me to know your
will. May I do it in imitation of Christ, our redeemer. Amen.
Consider seriously today how best you can do God's will.
Now will I
arise, says the Lord.
heavenly Father, I confidently place all my trust. In your hands I leave
all my anxieties with faith in your care for me. From you alone I away
relief because of Christ, your Son, who pleads for us. Amen.
For God's sake, help some person today whom you may not like.
reprove me not in your anger,
Father, you know my sins and disobedience, my weakness and ingratitude
which have deserved punishment. Yet, you are ever ready to forgive, and
gracious to all in trouble. In Christ's name, come quickly to help me.
Hold back today the harsh word; banish the unkind thought.
The Lord is a
stronghold for the oppressed,
heaven, you never reject those who seek your help, and are ever ready to
comfort the sorrowful. Have pity on me in my needs, and rescue me from all
my afflictions. In Christ's name I implore your compassion. Amen.
In imitation of Christ, do good to those who dislike you.
The Lord is
close to the brokenhearted,
goodness, heavenly Father, responds speedily to our wretchedness. In my
distress I call upon you to hear and answer my prayers. In you alone, O
God, I will continue to trust despite everything. In Christ's name. Amen.
Help someone you know who needs your aid today.
The Lord came
to my support.
Father, I will thank you each day for your merciful goodness to me. With
your help I will ever praise your kindness in my trouble. Please assist me
now in faithfully following Christ, my Savior. Amen.
gratitude, be good to others today and always.
Prayer of Renewal
Gracious God and Father, we are your people embraced by your love. We thank you for your presence with us throughout all time. Create us anew through Jesus Christ, your Son. Liberate us from all that keeps us from you. Send your Holy Spirit, enabling us to recreate our world and restore justice. Heal us from every form of sin and violence. Transform us to live your Word more profoundly. Reconcile us so enemies become friends. Awaken us to the sacred. Nurture our relationships; enliven our parishes; reunite our families. Fill us with joy to celebrate the fullness of life. Empower us to be a community of love growing always in your likeness by the grace of Christ our Lord. Amen.