Your Compassion is Boundless

Almighty, merciful God, heavenly Father, your compassion is boundless. You are patient, gracious, and are rich in love and faithfulness. You forgive rebellion, trespasses and sin. We have sinned and have become evil, and have often angered you. Against you alone have we sinned and done evil in your sight. But Lord, do not think … Continue reading Your Compassion is Boundless

Scriptural Way of the Cross

The Scriptural Way of the Cross or Scriptural Stations of the Cross is a modern version of the ancient Christian devotion called the Stations of the Cross. The versicle and response, “We adore you, O Christ,…” is from the traditional devotions for the Stations of the Cross. The prayers that follow each scriptural devotion are … Continue reading Scriptural Way of the Cross

Litany for the Dying (2)

Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Be gracious to him. Spare him, good Lord.Be gracious to him. Help him, good Lord. From your wrath,from an evil death,from the pains of hell,from the power of … Continue reading Litany for the Dying (2)

Litany for the Sick

Lord God, the Father in heaven, have mercy on him.Lord God, the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on him.Lord God, the Holy Spirit, have mercy on him. Be gracious to him. Spare him, good Lord.Be gracious to him. Help him, good Lord.From all sin, good Lord, deliver him. From all unbelief and doubt,from … Continue reading Litany for the Sick

Litany of Intercession

Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy. God the Father in heaven, have mercy on us.God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us. Holy Trinity, one God, have mercy on us. God, your ears are open to our prayers,graciously help those for whom we pray. Christ, hear us. From all evil,from all … Continue reading Litany of Intercession

Preserve Us from Greed and the Cares of this Life

Lord God, heavenly Father, in the wilderness your Son fed over five thousand people with five loaves and two fish. Graciously remain with us and bless us. Preserve us from greed and the cares of this life that we may seek first your kingdom and your righteousness and in all things remember your Fatherly goodness; … Continue reading Preserve Us from Greed and the Cares of this Life

Filled with His Love and Spirit of Self-Sacrifice

Heavenly Father,let your blessing be on usas we pass through these holy daysin which we rememberthe sufferings and deathof our dear Lord.Set his example before us,that we may follow himin willing obedience,learn his gracious humility,and be filled with his loveand spirit of self-sacrifice,and learn the lessons of a lifepleasing to youand helpful to our neighbors;through … Continue reading Filled with His Love and Spirit of Self-Sacrifice

Prayer for the Nation as the Election Approaches

Father of heavenly lights we pray for our nation in the coming election. As we choose our leaders guide us by your commandments and teach us not to put our trust in mortal men who cannot save, but to trust you alone for every good and perfect gift. Lord Jesus, you are the King of … Continue reading Prayer for the Nation as the Election Approaches

You Have No Pleasure in the Death of the Wicked

O almighty, eternal and merciful God, by your beloved Son, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, you have established the kingdom of grace for us in your holy Church on earththat we might believe the forgiveness of our sins. Since you are a God who has no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but … Continue reading You Have No Pleasure in the Death of the Wicked

Govern and Direct Our Leaders

Lord God, heavenly Father, we thank you for granting us peace and graciously sparing us from war and foreign dominion. Graciously let us continue to live in your fear according to your will, giving no cause for wars or other punishment. Govern and direct our leaders and officials, that they may not hinder the obedience … Continue reading Govern and Direct Our Leaders