8 March - Finding Prayer that Works for You

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Debrah
1 month ago

St. Michael the Archangel.
The reason I pray this prayer is that there are so many envious people around, and some can become very dangerous. I pray to St. Michael to protect me from those persons.

Mary
Reply to  Debrah
1 month ago

One of my favourite daily prayers. When I feel the devil is trying to tempt me I go to this prayer and it always works.

Jo Anne De Wilde
Reply to  Debrah
1 month ago

Our priest Fr.Gabriel repeats this pray after every mass. I had never hear it before he introduced it into my life. It is very strong and moving.

Martha
Reply to  Jo Anne De Wilde
1 month ago

yes, our priests also says this after every mass. I remembered this prayer from grade school when the nun said it with us daily. Love it

Jo Anne De Wilde
Reply to  Martha
1 month ago

Thank you for sharing…we are lucky to have caring priests, are we not.

Joy Connery
Reply to  Jo Anne De Wilde
1 month ago

Our Bishop Strickland has encouraged all his parishes to pray this at the end of every mass.

Mary Holtz
Reply to  Debrah
1 month ago

I also love this prayer and pray it often. Very powerful.

Mary Hrudowsky
Reply to  Debrah
1 month ago

I like to say the Memorare Prayer. It gives me closeness to Our Mother and comfort! Remember O Most Gracious Virgin Mary, Mother of God, that never was it known that anyone who came to you for protection, or sought your intercession, was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, We fly unto you, O Virgin, of virgins, our Mother. To thee do we come, before thee we sigh, sinful and sorrowful, O Mother of the Word, incarnate despise not my petitions, but in thy clemency, hear and answer them, Amen. (Name your request)

yvonne wade
1 month ago

My prayer most of the time goes like this:
Thank you God for everything you have given, everything you have taken away and everything you will give.
Amen.

Mary
Reply to  yvonne wade
1 month ago

That is beautiful. We sometimes forget to say thanks.

mike
Reply to  yvonne wade
1 month ago

Awesome. I am going to steal this from you Yvonne! Bless you

Chi
Reply to  mike
1 month ago

Me too Mike. Thank you, Yvonne

Carla GrothePickard
Reply to  yvonne wade
1 month ago

That’s one of my favorites

Cathy
Reply to  yvonne wade
1 month ago

Beautiful and thoughtful, thanks for sharing Yvonne Wade. God bless.

Kathleen Mercer Hann
Reply to  yvonne wade
1 month ago

A prayer my Dad thought me when I was young is “God help me throughout this day help me in all I do and say guide me through this veil of tears, Heart of Jesus help me “ I say that every day when I pray !

Mary M
Reply to  yvonne wade
29 days ago

my favorite also! Whenever someone asks me to pray for something or someone, immediately say that prayer for that favor.

Helen
1 month ago

Almost everyday I pray ‘The Miracle Prayer’ this prayer says all I desire to be and do.

Maria
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

Helen what is the Miracle Prayer

Helen
Reply to  Maria
1 month ago

Lord Jesus, I come before you just as I am. I am sorry for my sins.I repent of my sins. please forgive me. In your name I forgive all others for what they have done against me. I renounce satin, the evil spirits and all their works. I give you my whole life Jesus, I accept you as my Lord,God and Saviour. Heal me change me, strengthen me in body, soul and spirit. Come Lord Jesus, cover me with your precious blood, fill me with your Holy Spirit. I love you Lord Jesus, I praise you Jesus, I thank you… Read more »

John Trimner
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

Beautiful prayer! Thank you for sharing it and may God Bless you!

Veronica
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

beautiful! Thank you for sharing it.

Brenda
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

Helen, thank you for sharing this prayers.

Carole Swann
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

Beautiful

Joy Connery
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

I love that one.

Roise Kane.
Reply to  Helen
1 month ago

This is my favourite preyer.

Margaret
1 month ago

 Morning Prayer  God of my life, I welcome this new day. it is your gift to me, a new creation, a promise of resurrection. I thank you for the grace of being alive this morning. I thank you for the sleep that has refreshed me. I thank you for this chance to make a new beginning. This day Lord is full of promise and opportunity; let me waste none of it. This day is full of mystery and the unknown; help me to face it without fear or anxiety. This day is blessed with beauty and adventure: make me fully… Read more »

Walburga Schindler
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Margaret, I love that

Mary
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Amen

Pam Keller
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Thank you, this prayer is so beautiful and will help me get through the day. It will be special to me as well. Thank you.

Josephine
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

beautiful

Sue
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Just beautiful…I will use this prayer because of you. Thank you.

Rose Ferrier
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Margaret, This prayer is so beautiful. I am copying it and keeping it with my set of daily prayers. Thank you!

Louise
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

I say this prayer every morning before I get out of bed.

Kim
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

very beautiful

Veronica
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

What a wonderful prayer! Thank you for sharing it!

Brenda
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Margaret, thank you for this prayer.

Cathy
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing! <3

Patricia Poletto
Reply to  Margaret
1 month ago

Beautiful thanks for sharing

Clive
1 month ago

Most. Sacred Heart of Jesus I place all my trust in you. ( Repeat three times ) once , twice or three times per day Or whenever you feel you need to . But make it part of your daily routine. i have a picture of the sacred heart in my bedroom it was my mums and I get great comfort from saying this prayer while standing in front of the picture but it is always in my heart so I also say it wherever I am . Hope you can use this Bruce but also hoping I can use… Read more »

Helen
Reply to  Clive
1 month ago

A beautiful prayer! Thank you for sharing.

Mary
Reply to  Clive
1 month ago

I love this prayer

Pam Keller
Reply to  Clive
1 month ago

So pure, so simple, strong and perfect. It makes me happy and peaceful.

Marvic Blowers
Reply to  Clive
1 month ago

Yes I say that too even if I am cleaning, walking or showering. My mum told me to say as much as possible.

Jilba
1 month ago

I love Margaret’s morning prayer and have copied it to use myself. I was going to suggest the last lines of her prayer:
Dear Lord Jesus, May I see you more clearly, love you more dearly and follow you more nearly, day by day.

Juliana Muscat
1 month ago

Oh Most Highest Glorious God!
Cast your light into the darkness of my heart and grant me right Faith, firm Hope and perfect Charity that I may do that which is truly your most Holy Will. Amen

Sue
1 month ago

I was at taught to prayer using PASTA Praise Ask Sorry Thanks Amen Praise Ø Is there something about God that you can praise Him for? His character or attributes Ask Ø Is there something mentioned you can now ask God for? E.g. A request for help? The needs of someone else? Sorry Ø Say sorry and aka for forgiveness for something you have done ? something you are not doing )? Ø Confess them to God and turn away from them Thanks Ø Is there a promise God makes, or something that God did that you can thank Him… Read more »

Allan STOTT
1 month ago

Jesus, lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high: Hide me, O my Savior, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide; O receive my soul at last. Other refuge have I none, Hangs my helpless soul on Thee; Leave, oh, leave me not alone, Still support and comfort me. All my trust on Thee is stayed, All my help from Thee I bring; Cover my defenseless head With the shadow of Thy wing. Thou, O Christ, art all I want; More… Read more »

Allan STOTT
Reply to  Allan STOTT
1 month ago

Grandfather had reference to this prayer on his grave, he migrated from England to Australia in 1865

John McCabe
1 month ago

My Lord and My God cover me in Your Sons precious Blood that I may become closer to You, This I ask in Jesus Name so You Blessed Father will be Glorified through Your Son.

Mary
1 month ago

My favourite prayer is to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour and Prayer to St Jude hope of the hopeless. They have given me strength through troubled times

Maria
1 month ago

Bruce
My prayer is in Italian its a prayer before going to sleep I have been praying this prayer since I was a child

Rae. Please forward me your prayer to St Joseph
Reply to  Maria
1 month ago

What is your prayer before going to sleep in English please share

Josephine
Reply to  Maria
1 month ago

maria im Italian what is your prayer

Maria
Reply to  Josephine
1 month ago

Josephine my mother taught me this prayer as a child back in Italy the prayer is in Calabrian dialect so will translate dialect to Italian for you Io mi metto nel letto con la madonna nel petto io dormo e non mi sveglio se ce qualcosa io mi risveglio Santa Anna e mia nonna San Giuseppe e mio nonno Gesu Cristo e mio padre tutti gli angeli sorelle e fratelli . Con tutti gli amici fedeli mi faccio il segno di croce e mi metto a dormire Gesu Giuseppe e Maria veglia l’anima mia Gesu Giuseppe e Maria veglia l’anima… Read more »

Josephine
Reply to  Maria
1 month ago

Maria this is a very beautiful pray. I will save this one. Thank you for sharing. My parents are Calabrese too

God Bless all of those reading and sharing all these beautiful prayers

Maria
Reply to  Josephine
1 month ago

You are welcome

Jo-Anne
1 month ago

My daily prayer…
Come Lord Jesus be with me today, in all that I do, and all that I say. If I should stumble against your will, be in my heart, be with me still! Amen.

Violette
1 month ago

Take, Lord, receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, my whole will, all that I have and all that I possess. You gave it all to me, Lord; I give it all back to you. Do with it as you will, according to your good pleasure. Give me your love and your grace; for with this I have all that I need.” St Ignatius of Loyola
This prayer helps me to put my whole self in the loving arms of God

Mary
Reply to  Violette
1 month ago

I say this dailly

Kanishka
1 month ago

The Jesus Prayer: Jesus, Son of the living God, have mercy on me a sinner.

Personally I like it because it’s short and have experienced its power particularly in front of the Blessed Sacrament. With this short invocation prayed repeatedly, I was able to minimize distraction and focus on the Lord. I can spend hours reciting it now.

Linda Franze
1 month ago

I say the following daily prayers or declarations, based on my New Year’s Resolutions on what I believe God has put on my heart to focus on this year. “I declare 2021 to be the year of the Lord’s peace in my heart, in my life and in my family”. “I do not have a spirit of fear, of doubt, of wavering, of lacking confidence, of not acceping who I am in Christ, but a spirit of power, love, a sound mind and of knowing who I am in Christ, thanks be to God in Jesus Christ”. “I’m OK and… Read more »

Jo Smith
1 month ago

This pray is part of a hymn I heard a few year’s ago but has stayed with me and repeat it often throughout the day
Lord stay with me through the darkest night and brightest day
Be at my side O Lord
and guide me on my way
i change this in anxious times will say hold my hand and guide me on my way
When praying for others I change the me to them
i know The Lord is with me no matter what is happening in my life

pauli
1 month ago

what a privilege to have ears to listen to this message tonight– sometimes I AM SO TIRED, I JUST ASK GOD TO PRAY FOR ME..I ask HIM TO FILL MY MOUTH WITH THE CORRECT WORDS AND TO SHUT MY MOUTH WHEN ENOUGH HAS BEEN SAID, I TRUST GOD SO MUCH — HE KNOWS ME AND ALL MY WORRIES, ALL MY JOYS AND JUST ME AS A PERSON — SEEKING HIM ALL THE TIME–amen

Rose
1 month ago

My friend gave me a Holy Spirit prayer card more than 30 yrs ago, I have been saying this every day of my life- so relevant & real to me:
O Holy Spirit, soul of my soul
Guide me, strengthen me, console me- teach me what to do.
I promise to submit to whatever you desire of me.
Help me to accept everything that you allow to happen to me.
Let me only know your Will,
Amen

Mahealani
1 month ago

I say this prayer before receiving Communion. Take my body Jesus, my eyes, my ears, my tongue. Help me Jesus not to do Thee wrong, take me heart and fill with the love of thee, for That I have I give Thee, give thyself to me

Mahealani
Reply to  Mahealani
1 month ago

The part should read, for all that I have I give Thee, give Thyself to me.

gail sooknanan
1 month ago

My pray Thank you Lord for providing this beautiful world for us thank you for all the birds, animals the oceans lakes trees and streams thank you for the moon and stars. I thank you for my mom my nieces nephews and my brothers Lord may you continues to bless them and meet their needs. Lord I ask they you bless all the people in the world bring joy and meet their needs all who is suffering and hungry and call unto you meet their needs.Protect all the kids that in danger and save them all. I thank you Lord… Read more »

Toni
1 month ago

O Holy Spirit open my heart to
your love, your wisdom, your perseverance
And your understanding.
Give me these gifts and help me to recognise them in my daily living.
Amen.

Libby
1 month ago

My Prayer, is

Heavenly Father, I pray for a wall of protection around our children today to keep the enemy at bay and bullies away In the Name of Jesus. Amen.

My son has been bullied by a family and their friends for nearly 20 years. I am so sad that is allowed to happen. Thank you for reading this.

Libby

Christine
1 month ago

My daily prayer (from my mother) Heavenly Father walk with me today, and grant that I may hear your footsteps and gladly follow where they lead. Talk with me today and grant that I may hear you tender voice and listen to its counsel. Stay with me today and grant I may feel your gentle presence in all I do, say and think. Be my strength when I weaken, my courage when I fear. Help me to know that it is Your hand holding mine through all the hours of this day. And when night falls grant that I may… Read more »

Cathy
Reply to  Christine
1 month ago

Beautiful..

Patricia Giammarco
1 month ago

This prayer has travelled the world with me. St anthony of Padua. For a holy Christian Life.

Kathy Fitzgerald
1 month ago

My pray when I need stability in a situation I find myself praying ,

Today may I be strong in you, lord, and in your mighty power. Help me to cling to your word, rely on your presence, resist temptation in your power, and be always ready to obey.

Patricia Giammarco
1 month ago

St Anthony, model of great holiness, help me to live as a true christian, faithful to the promises of Baptism. You know how great are the dangers and difficulties of my life. Grant that I may over come all temptations to evil and have the courage to witness to my faith. Obtain for me a heart that is capable of loving God above all things, ready to accept the holy will of God in sacrifice and renunciation. Open my soul to a generous and sincere love of neighbour, make me disposed to serve and console anyone who is in need.… Read more »

sister Veronique
1 month ago

My prayer most of the time goes like this:
Have a great, positive, beautiful day with God. Amen.

Philippa
1 month ago

SAY THIS 10 Times) O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything ! are your reason, your thoughts and worry, and your desire at all costs to deal with what affects you. ( SAY THIS 10 Times) O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! me, rest in me, surrender to me everything.

This prayer brings me peace when I get anxious.

Lyn
1 month ago

After a coma I found reading not so easy. I found you tube has amazing devotions I can listen to and say while driving, using the ear pods as Bluetooth. I listen while walking the dog or driving for example The Chaplet of St Michael and the Seven Sorriws of Mary. St Gertrude Prayer for the souks in purgatory is also a favourite.

Karen Page
1 month ago

My morning prayer (facing the east, ie sunrise). It’s all encompassing and embracing>

In the morning I greet God – Father, Son & Holy Spirit x 3

In the morning I greet Mother Earth & all her creatures x 3

In the morning I greet all my sisters and brothers x 3

Nina
1 month ago

My morning and evening prayer I say that means so much to me

Lord I love you, I trust you, I believe in you and I have faith in you.

I give m life to you in service whatever that may be.

Please guide me and direct so I can fulfil my purpose in life and truly become the person you created me to be

I surrender all to you Lord, Your will be done

Amen

Christine
1 month ago

Hi Bruce. My Daily Prayer is the Lord’s Prayer I’ve been saying this prayer since I was a little girl many years ago now. Also I pray for my children and grand babies that God protects and blesses them in there life. I thank God for my wonderful Husband that we have been Blessed with many many years together. Thank you Bruce for you gift to us from our Lord Jesus Christ. 🙏🙏♥️

Ida
1 month ago

In the times that I am so troubled that I cannot pray , all I can say is : Lord Jesus come in glory.I say this over and over again.

Marie Black
1 month ago

I am in the flow of Your powerful love, Dear God. With faith, I release my life and all that concerns me into your care.

Vicky
1 month ago

My daily prayer is – Lord God, I thank you for giving me today and for all the other days of my life. Thank you for walking by my side when I’m feeling good and for carrying me when I’m down. Help me, Lord, to better understand myself and learn to love and accept myself for who I am, to be thankful that I am a special person with all the weaknesses and strengths you have created within us all. When I sleep tonight, may look back and be truly thankful that I have not hurt anyone and have no… Read more »

Rae. Please forward me your prayer to St Joseph
1 month ago

A prayer my sister shared with me some 39yrs ago I say each day. Shared with may as I did at her funeral last year Every day I need you Lord but this day specially, i need some extra strength to face whatever is to be This day more than any day I need to feel you near, to fortify my courage and overcome my fear, By myself I cannot meet the challenge of the hour, There are times when us humans need a Higher Power. to help them bear what must be borne. and so dear Lord I pray,… Read more »

Lynn

Thank you that is beautiful . Covers all those times in life when aloneness can be God time . Blessings

Rae. Please forward me your prayer to St Joseph
Reply to  Lynn
1 month ago

The Prayer to St Joseph was sent in early April by Clive
Requst it from Clive

Valerie
1 month ago

Dear Lord God, thank you for all of it, the good the bad, the beautiful and the ugly. Absolutely all of it. Keep me close to you. Never let go of my hand, lead me, guide me forever and ever. Bless and protect all my children, grandchildren and all those who came after me, through Jesus Christ our lord. Amen

Catherine
1 month ago

My prayer,it gives me hope.
Someone Does Care.
I found God in the Morning
We just sat and talked
I kept Him near me
everywhereI walked.
I called on God at noontime
a heart filled with despair
I felt His quiet presence
I knew He was there.
We met again at sunset,
the waning of the day
I had made Him happy
I had lived His way.
Then when at bedtime IKnelt
silently in prayer
againHis gentle presence I felt
’Someone does care’

Marian
1 month ago

I like Helen say the Miracle prayer every day , it’s my go to prayer I love
Thank you so much for your inspiration every day Bruce

Lisa Dreyer
1 month ago

Thank you, God, for waking me up this morning. Thank you that I am alive, Thank you for protecting my family & me. I declare Psalm 91 Promise over my family & I.

Carol Stevenson
1 month ago

The Memorare- Mary mediates fir us to Jesus, invoking her help gives me hope in difficult situations.

Josephine
Reply to  Carol Stevenson
1 month ago

I love this prayer

Jennifer Nicholls
1 month ago

I love to say The Lord’s Prayer and I say it most mornings. I feel that by praying this prayer I am renewed within and better able to surrender to what God wants for my life. It is the prayer Jesus suggests we pray when He was asked how to pray. I love The Passion Translation ……. “Our Father, dwelling in the heavenly realms, may the glory of Your name be the centre on which our lives turn. Manifest Your kingdom realm, and cause Your every purpose to be fulfilled on earth, just as it is fulfilled in heaven. We… Read more »

Lyn Moes
1 month ago

Oh that you would bless me indeed
and enlarge my territory
that your hand would be with me
that you would keep me from all evil
that I many not cause pain

Sally Todd
1 month ago

When I am in my vehicle and ready to go I say , Sweet Jesus, May I be God directed and God protected and please bring me home safely.Thank you. Amen.

Elizabeth
1 month ago

LORD JESUS, THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU HAVE GIVEN ME IN MY LIFE, THANK YOU FOR EVERYONE YOU HAVE GIVEN ME IN MY LIFE, EVEN MY LOVED ONES THAT HAVE GONE BEFORE ME, I MAY NOT HAVE HAD THEM AS LONG I WANTED THEM BUT YOUR WILL WAS DONE LORD JESUS PLEASE HELP ME TO ACCEPT THAT. THANK YOU FOR GUIDING ME, DIRECTING ME & PROTECTING ME & MY ENTIRE FAMILY CIRLCE, PLEASE CONTINUE TO PROTECTS US ALL, MAY YOU LIVE IN ME AND I IN YOU, MELT ME, MOULD ME, USE ME & DO WITH ME WHAT YOU WILL… Read more »

Maria
1 month ago

St Mary of the Cross MacKillop is who I pray to every morning and ask her to intercede for my prayers. Gracious God Help us to contemplate the face of Jesus your Son, so that we may experience a new wave of grace and the light of Christ may burn more brightly in our lives. Attune our hearts and our minds to the presence of your Holy Spirit, so our church may be transformed, our relationships be healed and our nation grow in compassion and justice. With the intercession of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop ……………… Who showed us… Read more »

Valerie Simms
1 month ago

A healing prayer by Sr Faustina is a favourite of mine. Sixteen years ago I had a serious encounter with cancer. I prayed to the Lord to please allow me to live, so that my only son would still have me as his mother.Thanks to the Lord He answered my prayer! It took years to recover in order for me to go out of the house and take up volunteering in a Catholic Aged Care Facility.All the while I have had to face and battle several challenges including my health both physically and mentally! So this healing prayer has been… Read more »

Valerie Simms
1 month ago

Please Bruce could you please change dwell within me to throb within me in the healing prayer by St Faustina. Thank you and God bless you Bruce! Valerie

Barb Krier
1 month ago

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.

I like this prayer because it is simple and covers so many challenges in my everyday life.