Personal Prayer

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PERSONAL PRAYER Personal prayer is the private conversation you have with God when you are able to find a peaceful place to quiet your mind and offer yourself to God.         In the Gospel it is written: “When you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray...

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Morning & Evening Prayer

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May the peace of God, which passes all understanding, be with us throughout this day, and with all those we love. Amen. Morning Prayer   "O Lord, grant that we may greet the coming day in peace. Help us in all things to rely upon Your holy will. In each hour of the day, reveal Your...

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Pray for the Unborn

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In 1941 a 16-year old single girl who was pregnant made the decision she would not be able to care and provide for her child when born, and insisted Social Services help her find  a home for her child at birth. She interviewed a couple who had adopted several children, and agreed to...

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Hymns of the Daily Office

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From the earliest days of the Church there have existed two main forms of liturgical Christian worship: the Holy Eucharist, and the daily round of prayer known as the Liturgy of the Hours, Daily Office, or Divine Office. Shown below are the Hymns for each Office. The Customary times for...

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Trusting in God

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Preserve me, O God, for in You I put my trust.O my soul, you have said to the Lord, "You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You."     Psalm 16:1-2 I will love You, O Lord, my strength.The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;My God, my strength, in whom I...

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Asking God for Help

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Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament. Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray. In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for...

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