Saint Patrick’s Breastplate

Saint Patrick’s Breastplate Saint Patrick’s Breastplate, a Prayer of Protection, also known as The Deer’s Cry, The Lorica of Saint Patrick or Saint Patrick’s Hymn, is a lorica whose original Old Irish lyrics were traditionally attributed to Saint Patrick during his Irish ministry in the 5th century. In 1889 it was adapted into the hymn I Bind Unto Myself Today. A number of...

Prayers for Our Leaders

Prayers for Our Leaders This is a collection of prayers for political, government, spiritual, and religious leaders and the people who elect them. A Prayer for Our Leaders Dear Lord, You are the source of all life and authority. Help those who are in authority within government to realize that...

Prayers For God's Inspiration

Prayers For Wisdom

Prayers For Wisdom Wisdom is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense and insight. Wisdom is associated with attributes such as unbiased judgment, compassion, experiential self-knowledge, self-transcendence and non-attachment, and virtues such as ethics and benevolence. Main Articles: What Is Wisdom?,  The Serenity Prayer God grant me...

Prayers For God’s Inspiration

Prayers For God’s Inspiration When you need inspiration, turn to powerful prayers that bring you closer to your higher power. Go ahead and set some time aside to pray –  Following prayers are some lovely devotions to God. A Prayer For God’s Inspiration Father, May everything we do begin with...

Prayer of Self Reflection

Reflections of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Reflections of St. Ignatius of Loyola Prayer of Self Offering Take, O Lord, all my liberty. Receive my memory, my understanding and my will. You have given me all that I am and all that I possess. I return it all to you and surrender it to the guidance of...

Prayers of Self-reflection

Prayers of Self-reflection Human self-reflection is the capacity of humans to exercise introspection and the willingness to learn more about their fundamental nature, purpose and essence. The earliest historical records demonstrate the great interest which humanity has had in itself. “Know thyself” was inscribed on the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi over 3,000 years ago. Human...

The Apostle Paul’s Prayers

A Complete List of the Apostle Paul’s Prayers in the Bible First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God, whom I serve with my whole heart in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my...

Prayers of Hope

Prayers of Hope Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: “expect with confidence” and “to cherish a desire with anticipation.” Among...

Prayers For Students

Prayers For Students Being a student can be an amazing time of new discovery and the forming of new friendships. But it can also be a time of struggling with study tasks, financial worries, loneliness, anxiety and despair. So prayer is essential, for prayer covers, contains, holds, protects, guides!  Praying...

Prayers For Studying

Prayers For Studying It’s natural to pray before difficult situations. Many students find comfort (and stress relief) when praying before an exam or test.  A Prayer for Students to Study Well Lord, bless our students with the kind of study habits that help them do their best. Teach them how...

Prayers for Knowledge

Prayers for Knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning. Knowledge can refer to a theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. It can be implicit (as with practical...

A Prayer to Seek Refuge in God

A Prayer to Seek Refuge in God

A Prayer to Seek Refuge in God “The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior; you save me from violence. I call upon the LORD, who...

Prayers For Courage

Prayers For Courage Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Physical courage is bravery in the face of physical pain, hardship, death or threat of death, while moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, discouragement, or personal loss. The classical...

Exorcism Prayer

Exorcism Prayer Many people today think of evil infestation of a person in the terms of Hollywood Horror movies… this is not necessarily the case. Evil usually possesses an individual in a more subtle fashion. Entering someone’s Soul thru harsh emotions… such as anger, hatred, despair, greed… or even vanity,...

Prayers In Times of Weakness, Trial, Tribulation, Difficulty

Prayers In Times of Weakness, Trial, Tribulation, Difficulty In The Time Of Danger “O’ My Lord!  Cause me to enter a goodly entrance and cause me to go out (of) a goodly exit, and grant me from unto Thee an authority to assist (me)” “Our Lord! Condemn us not if...

Prayers for Patience

Prayers for Patience Patience (or forbearance) is the ability to endure difficult circumstances such as perseverance in the face of delay; tolerance of provocation without responding in annoyance/anger; or forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties. Patience is the level of endurance one can have before negativity. It is...

Prayers For Endurance

Prayers For Endurance Endurance is the ability to withstand hardship or adversity. Endurance (also related to sufferance, resilience, constitution, fortitude, and hardiness) is the ability of an organism to exert itself and remain active for a long period of time, as well as its ability to resist, withstand, recover from,...

Overcoming Stone Roll Slide Strong Life Struggle

Prayers For Strength

Prayers For Strength My Lord God, through whom strength is made perfect in weakness, I pray to you, give me the strength I need. You have said, that to your children who have no might, you will increase strength. I am weak. Bless me with a measure of strength, as...

Prayers For the Dignity of Human Life

Prayers For the Dignity of Human Life From its beginning in the womb to its final breath, and at each stage in between, every human life is endowed with dignity, created in the grace of God’s image. The sanctity of human life is a core principle for Focus on the...

Prayer for Those Fighting Euthanasia

Prayer for Those Fighting Euthanasia Pray for palliative care specialists, that assessing each individual case they will have wisdom to know how to provide the best clinical treatment, emotional and psychological support, practical assistance and spiritual help to people who are dying. Father of all compassion, please lift the spirits...

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