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Topic: mission

Prayer

The beauty of these Woods: a reflection of God’s presence

Every time I walk these Woods,
I sense your presence with me
in a powerful and very real way.

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Prayer

Prayer for a brighter new year

Instead, I will ask that Your resolutions be mine.
Your path, my path. Your will, my will.
Let us walk headlong into this new year together.

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Prayer for voting

Help us remember the needs of the many,
not merely our own.

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Guide me, O God

Show me clearly the path Providence
is unfolding for me today.
Grant me the courage to walk it,
fearlessly as you want me to.

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From darkness into light

And I knew that could happen
to our world too —
This growing in
and emerging from
Darkness into Light

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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 nurses’ prayer to be enough during COVID-19 pandemic

Lord Jesus, You only have us,
to stand in for You. Make ours Your healing touch. Make ours the words You’d speak.
Make our outreach to families and loved ones the comfort and hope You’d give.
Let us be Your love.

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Prayer

February Black History Month prayer service

During Black History month, we raise up the memory of Black Americans whose lives inspire us to live our baptismal call to the fullest, and implore their intercession to blot out the sin of racism

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“Just trust God. God will provide. Even tomorrow what will happen we don’t know. Believe there is God. God doesn’t always give happy feelings. But in the end we are looking to eternal life. Cooperate and trust and believe. Trust the community and trust God and trust yourself and go day by day and it will take you to the end. You are thinking too much. We don’t know what the future will be.”

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“We can expect that our good works, our works of love and mercy and justice will abide. …they will last, remain. What a great promise! When we love, act justly, respond in mercy – it matters; it makes a difference; it bears a fruit that will endure.”

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“It is very true that our whole life is one of sacrifice. Who could doubt this?”

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“If ... you are quite determined to belong entirely to God, to work with all your strength ... I say to you with assurance, Come.”

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Quote of the day

July 20
“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin