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Fasting Prayers

Fasting Prayers For Muslims Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast or dry fasting is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liquid for a defined period. Water fasting refers to abstinence from all food and drink except water, but black coffee and tea...

Common Catholic Prayers

Common Catholic Prayers Catholic prayers are like family heirlooms passed on from generation to generation. Catholic prayers are a wonderful resource to help us to grow in love with God and with each other. They include many of the best known Catholic prayers such as The Lord’s Prayer, Hail Mary,...

Best Prayers from the Glorious Quran

Best Prayers from the Glorious Quran The Quran is an eternal translation of the great book of the universe and the everlasting translator of the various ‘languages’ in which Divine laws of the creation and operation of the universe are ‘inscribed’; the interpreter of the books of the visible, material...

The Hail Mary

The Hail Mary Prayer (Ave Maria) The Hail Mary prayer is one of the most famous prayers in all of Catholicism. It is the foundation to the Rosary, and is based off of two passages from Saint Luke’s Gospel. The Hail Mary is a traditional Catholic prayer asking for the...

The Secret of Mary

The Secret of Mary CONSECRATION TO JESUS THROUGH MARY “At the end of the three weeks,” says St. Louis De Montfort, “they shall go to Confession and to Communion, with the intention of giving themselves to Jesus Christ in the quality of slaves of love by the hands of Mary....

The Prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel or Prayer of the Blessed Virgin The Prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a prayer in the Roman Catholic Church.[1] It is a part of a novena for prayer beginning in July 7,[2][3] July 8,[4] and in time of need.[5] On June 28th 1852, it was given a hundred days indulgence by Cardinal Wiseman, Archbishop...

Samson’s Prayer

Samson’s Prayer 28 Then Samson prayed to the Lord, “Sovereign Lord, remember me. Please, God, strengthen me just once more, and let me with one blow get revenge on the Philistines for my two eyes.” Samson was the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew...

Nehemiah’s Prayer

Nehemiah’s Prayer Nehemiah’s Prayer & Fasting Nehemiah 1:3-11 3 They said to me, “Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.” 4 When I heard these things, I...

Jehoshaphat’s Prayer

Jehoshaphat’s Prayer Jehoshaphat Defeats Moab and Ammon 1 After this, the Moabites and Ammonites with some of the Meunites[a]came to wage war against Jehoshaphat. 2 Some people came and told Jehoshaphat, “A vast army is coming against you from Edom,[b] from the other side of the Dead Sea. It is already in Hazezon Tamar”...

Hezekiah’s Prayer

Hezekiah’s Prayer Hezekiah’s Illness 2 Kings 20 1 In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not...

Elisha’s Prayer

Elisha’s Prayer Elijah’s Prayer for the Widow’s Son 1 Kings 17:20-22 20 Then he cried out to the Lord, “Lord my God, have you brought tragedy even on this widow I am staying with, by causing her son to die?”  21 Then he stretched himself out on the boy three times and cried out to the Lord,...

A Wedding Blessings

Wedding Prayers and Blessings Main Article: Marriage vows Wedding prayer or blessing can be religious or non-religious. Some couples invite a family member or friend to say a prayer or blessing. A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between...

Prayers for The Dead and Dying

Prayers for The Dead (Dearly Missed) and Dying Wherever there is a belief in the continued existence of human personality through and after death, religion naturally concerns itself with the relations between the living and the dead. And where the idea of a future judgment or a resurrection of the dead or of purgatory exists, prayers are often offered on behalf of...

Praying for the Sick and Dying (Catholic)

The Divine Mercy Chaplet for the Sick and Dying The Divine Mercy Chaplet originated from a vision that St. Faustina had of an Angel, the executor of divine wrath, on the evening of September 13, 1935. She wrote: “He was clothed in a dazzling robe, his face gloriously bright, a...

Prayers For Mothers

Prayers For Mothers From A Working Mothers My Loving Creator, You know how really tired I am. On days when things are really frantic, I consider how you made the world in seven days — and then I try to remember that you aren’t asking me to re-create that feat....

Prayers For Fathers

Prayers For Fathers In gratitude for my Father Dear God, the Father of us all, I thank you for my father. Along with my mother, through the marvel of your creation, my father gave me the gift of life itself. He was such a good teacher and mentor, such a...

A Wife’s Prayer

A Wife’s Prayer Dear Lord, Help me to be the kind of wife you want me to be. Help me not to take my role as wife lightly or take my husband’s love for granted. Help me to be a good listener, giving my husband my full attention so that...

A Husband’s Prayer

A Husband’s Prayer Dear Lord, Help me to be the kind of husband you want me to be. Help me not to take my role as husband lightly or take my wife’s love for granted. Help me to be a good listener, giving my wife my full attention so that...

John The Baptist’s Prayer

John The Baptist’s Prayer John the Baptist was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early first century AD. John is revered as a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá’í Faith, and Mandaeism. He is called a prophet by all of these faiths, and is honored as a saint...

Supplications and Prayers from Risale-i Nur Collection

Supplications and Prayers from Risale-i Nur Collection A Special Approach For Starting A Supplication As God’s noble Messenger declares: “Whoever recites ‘All praise be to God, the Lord of the heavens and the Lord of the layers of the earth, the Lord of the Worlds: His is sublimity in the...

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