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Topic: hope

Prayer

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MOTHERED US

May others find in us the shelter and the love that we have been so freely given by those who have mothered us

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Lord if we ever need you, we need you now

Shine your sunlight on the seeds of life

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Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos Prayer

Creator of the Universe, in your grace you promise us that those who die still live in Your presence. Their spirits have simply been transformed but have not ended.  I pray in gratitude and hope for my family, relatives and friends that have gone before me, and for all the dead known to You alone.

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Woman at the Well

I don’t even want to recount
what has happened
in my life this year.
I just want to be with the One
who already knows.
who knows me through and through
better than I know myself.

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A walk with God

Be my guide.
Help me to be aware
Of all that lies before, behind and around me.

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A Prayer for Students

Embrace these students and teachers with your love.

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Prayer in this Time of Need

Heal those who are sick. Restore them to full health.

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Christmas Prayer

‘O, may His holy Coming make all your New Year bright!’

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Community prayer

You are a remarkable piece of the puzzle of humanity. Let me fit you into the big picture according to my design.

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Creating hope together

Provident God, dispelling darkness with the gift of a new dawn, fuel me with sensitivity and wisdom to break boundaries and create hope …

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Easter Prayer

Note: This prayer uses the text of the Exsultet, the solemn Easter Proclamation sung at the Easter Vigil service. The current text dates back to the fifth century. O Provident…

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Quote

“We are approaching very fast. How fast my heart is beating! If you knew what feelings one experiences at a moment like this!”

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Quote of the day

January 21
“Pray for me occasionally that I may not lose courage ... that I may be brave enough to hold up others who falter sometimes.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin