Category Archives: Prayers

Begin in Mercy a New Work

O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious of my need of further grace. I am ashamed of my lack of desire. O God, the … Continue reading

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Lord Be With Us

Lord be with us this day, Within us to purify us; Above us to draw us up; Beneath us to sustain us; Before us to lead us; Behind us to restrain us; Around us to protect us. – St Patrick

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May the Strength of God

May the strength of God pilot us, May the power of God preserve us, May the wisdom of God instruct us, May the hand of God protect us, May the way of God direct us, May the shield of God … Continue reading

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A Church Prayer

Father, Thank you for good news of Jesus, thank you for your grace in our lives. May your work in our lives spur us on to share the good news with others. May the gracious welcome of Jesus lead us … Continue reading

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Never Fully Estimate

O my most tender God and Father, I can never fully estimate the stoop of Thy majesty in deigning to love me, nor the greatness of Thy generosity in inviting me to have fellowship with Thee. Give me I pray … Continue reading

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Be Thou Exalted

O God, Be Thou exalted over my possessions. Nothing of earth’s treasures shall seem dear unto me if only Thou art glorified in my life. Be Thou exalted over my friendships. I am determined that Thou shalt be above all, … Continue reading

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Eternal Father of My Soul

Eternal Father of my soul, let my first thought today be of You, let my first impulse be to worship You, let my first speech be Your name, let my first action be to kneel before You in prayer. For … Continue reading

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Bind My Heart

Let your goodness, O God, bind my heart with a chain to you!  Seal my will to yours with an unbreakable application of your eternal covenant….  Keep me!  Preserve me!  Defeat every rising rebellion!  Overcome every niggling doubt!  Deliver from … Continue reading

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