Today’s Blessing Prayer: Friday greetings and blessings to everyone! I hope your week has gone well and that you are looking forward to a little rest and relaxation over the weekend. My prayer of blessing today is that you will have a great Friday. May it be blessed with family and friends, laughter, fun, joy, rest and relaxation. May you and those you love be safe everywhere you go and in everything you do. Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: Jesus, our benevolent friend, at every moment of our existence you are present to us. You are our loving Savior who is gentle and compassionate. Reach out your healing hand and touch us today. Help us to step beyond the boundaries of what divides and excludes like you. Help us to be present to one another so that our presence, like your presence, may be a strength that heals the wounds of time, and give hope to all people. We make this prayer through the grace of your compassion and love. Amen! (Adapt from a Healing Prayer by the monks at Weston Priory)
Today’s Blessing Prayer: Thursday greetings and blessings to all and happy Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul! I hope your day is beginning well. My prayer of blessing today rests in the spirits of the saints we honor, St. Peter and St. Paul. I pray that the spirits of St. Peter and St. Paul may be with all of you today. May you be blessed with the spirit of faith to help you on this journey of life. May you be blessed with the spirit of hope to get you through the rough times. May you be blessed with the spirit of love to remind you in whose image and likeness you are created in, how special you are and that you are never alone. May you be blessed with the spirit of strength to not be afraid to proclaim the Good News and to not be afraid to make a mistake. Through the spirits of St. Peter and St. Paul know that God is with you always and will never leave you to face your perils alone! Happy Thursday everyone! Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: O God, source of every good gift and sure foundation of our life together as Church, today we honor and celebrate Saints Peter and Paul, grace us with a share in their zeal for preaching and living the gospel. Strengthen our faith to be witnesses, even unto staking our lives on your promises. We offer this prayer today and always through our one Lord, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever. Amen.
Today’s Blessing Prayer: Wednesday greetings and blessings to all! I hope this midpoint of the week will be kind to you. My prayer of blessing for all of you today is that you will have a great day wherever you are and in whatever you will be doing! May this day be one filled with blessings, hope, peace, laughter and sunshine! Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: O God, grant us grace to desire you with our whole heart, so that desiring you we will always seek you with our whole heart and find you; and in finding you, we may always love you, and may let go of those thing that separate us from you, for the sake of Jesus. Amen. (Adapted from a prayer by St. Anselm of Canterbury)
Today’s Blessing Prayer: Tuesday greetings and blessings to all! My prayer of blessing today is that your day will start off well and that you will be energized and ready to give it your all throughout the day. I pray that you will have a day rich in gratitude, reverence and respect! May it be one filled with the presence of God so that you will encounter many blessings, much hope, a little peace and much laughter! Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
O God, we thank you for the gift of this day.
Give us the energy we need to face our work; with the attentiveness, we need to do it well.
Give us the self-discipline we need to finish it even if no one sees and no one praises us.
Give us the self-respect which will inspire us not to produce anything which is less than our best.
Give us the courtesy and the considerateness which will make us easy to live and work with.
Help us to live today so that we will make the world a happier more hopeful place wherever we go. Amen! (Adapted from a prayer by William Barclay)
Today’s Blessing Prayer: Monday greetings and blessings to all. I hope your day is starting off well. My prayer of blessing today is that God will grace you with a truly good start to your week. However, if you should run into some struggles or difficulties I pray that things will get better as the day goes on. May God’s blessings be upon you wherever you are and wherever life brings you today. May your day be rich in God’s grace, hope, love and joy and may you find the strength and energy to share God’s blessings with whomever you meet! Peace in Christ’s Passion…Fr. Paul
Today’s Prayer: O God, search us and know our hearts; test us and know our concerns. See if there is any crooked way in us, and lead us in the everlasting way. For we truly do believe so our prayer to you is help our unbelief. Amen!
Fr. Paul R. Fagan, C.P.
A prayer or two to help you through your day!