Today’s Blessing Prayer: As I begin this new day my blessing prayer for all of you is that you will have a good journey through this day. May you live by faith today and trust in the gift that you are. May God recognize your faith and bless you with the unconditional love that we are reminded of each time we look upon his Cross. If you are struggling today may you find the grace of hope, peace and love to see you through this day. Blessings today upon all you do, upon everyone you meet and most importantly upon all of you! Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: O God, give strength to our faith, so that we can be a source of support, comfort, healing and life as we make our journey through this day to a new day tomorrow. Help us to draw upon the faith of all who have gone before us, trusting that they are always with us. Give us the courage to reach out and touch you when we most need it today. Make us aware of those in need of life today so that we may bring you to them. May we not grow weary or lose heart. Amen!
Today’s Blessing Prayer: May prayer of blessing today comes from a prayer by St. Therese of Lisieux – May there be peace within us today and every day. May we trust God that we are exactly where we are meant to be. May we not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May we use those gifts that we have received and pass on the love that has been given to us. May we be confident knowing that we are a child of God. Let this presence settle into our bones and allow our soul the freedom to sing dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us. Amen! Have a great Monday everyone and know that you are in my prayers. Peace in Christ's Passion...Fr. Paul
PS I would like to remember my father on this 102nd anniversary of his birth and my nephew-in-law, Jurek, as he celebrates his birthday today. Blessings upon you today Jurek and Dad we could use a little help down here these days!
Today’s Prayer: O God creator of all good things, you are our light and our salvation, whom should we fear. Loving God, you are the stronghold, the rock of our life, of whom should we be afraid? Help us as we live this day to discern what is right, to take comfort and to always hope in you. Guide us along your right path knowing that you are always with us and you will never leave us to face life alone. Amen!
Today’s Blessing Prayer: My prayer of blessing this Sunday afternoon is that we will come to live life this day and always as the poor in spirit, as those who morn, as the meek, as those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, as the merciful, as the clean of heart, as the peacemakers and as those persecuted for the sake of justice who take refuge in God’s name. Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: Teach us, good Lord, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for any reward, save that of knowing that we do your will. Amen (St. Ignatius of Loyola)
Today’s Blessing Prayer: I offer a simple prayer of blessing on this last Saturday in January that all of us will be blessed with the grace of God’s presence in our journey through this day. May all we do be touched by God’s Spirit. May all we meet be touched by God’s love. Blessings to all on a well-deserved Saturday and may your day be productive and full of energy if you need it to be. May your day offer you time for rest and relaxation after a long and busy week. May you have a day rich in God’s grace so that even in the midst of storms that can arise in life you will know that you are never alone. Peace in Christ's Passion...Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: May God grant us, in accord with the riches of God’s glory, to be strengthened with power through God’s Spirit in our inner self. May Christ dwell in our hearts through faith, so that we, rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the holy ones what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that we may be filled with all the fullness of God. Amen. (Adapted from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 3:16-21)
Today’s Blessing Prayer: In a special way I ask God’s blessing on all who will walk, march for life today in Washington, DC. May their journey not be just about birth but about life. May they make their journey safely and be graced a smile and gratitude for the light of God’s presence you have shared with the world.
I offer a simple prayer of blessing for all of us today that we will be blessed with the grace of God’s presence in our journey through this day. May all we do be touched by God’s Spirit. May all whom we meet be touched by God’s love and at the end of the day may we all find ourselves where we need to be with the people we most love. Blessings to all on a well-deserved Friday and may your day be productive and full of energy. May your day move swiftly and may it come to a relaxing and restful end. May you have a day rich in God’s grace and a peaceful and restful night so that you will rise refreshed to meet a new day! Peace in Christ's Passion...Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: O God, whose wisdom never fails, protect us from all harm this day and help us to work for all that is good. Bless us with the gift of wonder and awe that we might never forget your wondrous mercy and love as we encounter it in ourselves and others. Keep us focused on life from its first moment to its last breath and everyone moment and every breath in between so that life in all forms, all stages and all experiences will be honored, respected and valued as God’s gift. Amen!