Prayer to St. Gerard for Motherhood

St. Gerard Majella (April 6, 1726 – October 16, 1755) is the patron saint of expectant mothers, mothers with difficult pregnancies, and those women who hope to conceive and give birth to healthy children. The Feast of Saint Gerard is celebrated on October 16th. Here is…

Prayer to Overcome Sloth And Lukewarmness

Sloth or Acedia is one of the seven Capital Sins or Vices. Our Savior Himself gave this definition when speaking to St. Faustina about Lukewarm Souls on one occasion: There are souls who thwart My efforts (Diary 1682). Souls without love or devotion, souls full…

Prayer to St. Aloysius for Purity

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga was a member of the Society of Jesus and died at the young age of 23, caring for the victims of Plague. Purity was his noble virtue. He had made a vow of chastity at the age of 9. His feast day…

Prayer for Detachment From Earthly Goods

How often are our hearts attached to earthly things and goods. Worldly pleasures lure us and we forget that we are not made for this world but for Heaven. Through all created things, we are meant to glorify the Supreme Creator, our God. Let not…

Prayer After a Surgery

Blessed Savior, I thank you that this operation is safely past, and now I rest in your abiding presence, relaxing every tension, releasing every care and anxiety, receiving more and more of your healing life into every part of my being. In moments of pain,…

Prayer Before a Surgery

Loving Father, I entrust myself to your loving care this day. Guide with wisdom and skill the minds and hands of those who minister in your name; and grant that every cause of illness being removed, I may be restored to soundness of health and…

A Child’s Prayer for Parents

Heavenly Father, I thank you for my father and mother, and for our home. Bless us all, and help us to love You; And in love to serve one another as Jesus taught us to do. Give me strength to do what is right today,…

Prayer in Economic Hardship

Here is a prayer for all those who are burdened with financial problems and all those who struggle to provide for their families. Loving God, I come before You burdened by the serious financial difficulties I am facing. I am suffering in mind and spirit…

Prayer When Facing the Future with Uncertainty

Lord, I feel afraid and insecure as I face my future. Help me to look at life with trust and hope, and to experience Your presence in the hardships of my life as I walk into my future. Through Christ, Our Lord Amen. Share it…

Prayer for Charity

Today, Sep 27th is the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. He was a Roman Catholic Priest who dedicated his life to the service of the poor and the less fortunate. He was renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity. For this reason he is…