Daily Prayer

Daily Prayers June 20 – June 24

Daily Prayers June 20 – June 24 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, June 20:

Lord, You alone know my whole story.
In Your great mercy, forgive me
Help me to serve the neighbor
Without judgment
As an instrument of Your mercy
Amen

Tuesday, June 21:

Lead me, Lord, down the narrow path
Help me to grow in faith
Show me, Lord, the narrow gate
Help me to live in hope
Guide me, Lord, in serving
Help me to share Your love
Amen

Wednesday, June 22:

Holy Spirit, live within me!
Enkindle the light of Your love
So that it shines forth
In my thoughts and in my words
And in actions that bear
All the fruits of the Spirit
Amen

Thursday, June 23:

Father in Heaven
Who sent Your Son to earth
To set the Holy Spirit upon us
Help us burn with the Spirit
Imitate Your Son on earth
And be united with You in Heaven
Amen

Friday, June 24:

Jesus, the Good Shepherd.
You seek me when I wander,
You welcome me home.
I will not be afraid,
For You are with me.
Amen

Daily Prayers June 13 – June 17

Daily Prayers June 13 – June 17 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, June 13:

Jesus, my Lord and my salvation,
Help me turn my other cheek,
Help me walk the extra mile,
Help me proclaim the living Word
In all my actions.
Amen

Tuesday, June 14:

Give me the love, O Lord,
To serve and not to be served
To seek out those in need of mercy
Not because they are deserving
But because they are Your children
Loved by You
Amen

Wednesday, June 15:

Lord grant me the humility
To serve in silence
Unseen and unknown
Except by those served
And may they come to know you
Through this wordless witness
Amen

Thursday, June 16:

Lord help me
To grant, not just ask for forgiveness
To grant, not just ask for mercy
To do Your will
With the joy of angels
On earth as it is in heaven
Amen

Friday, June 17:

Lord, in my being, I love You.
Created by You,
Known by You,
Loved by You,
I seek Your kingdom,
While here below
I seek to do Your will.
Amen

Daily Prayers May 31 – June 3

Daily Prayers May 31 – June 3 940 788 SVDP USA

Tuesday, May 31:

Mother Mary, Queen of Angels,
And Patroness of the Society
Pray for me that I may hear Your Son’s word
With a joy that makes my heart leap,
With humble obedience to follow,
And with zeal to share His love
With the neighbor.
Amen

Wednesday, June 1:

Consecrate me in truth, Lord Jesus,
Protect me in Your name
Prepare the way for me
In Your kingdom
As I follow Your way in this world
Amen

Thursday, June 2:

For Your sake, Lord Jesus,
And in Your name,
And seeking the kingdom above
Let me serve, Lord Jesus,
And see Your face,
With the motive of nothing but love.
Amen

Friday, June 3:

I love You, Lord Jesus,
I trust in Your word,
I give thanks for the bread of life.
I love You, Lord Jesus,
With all of my soul,
And with all of my mind and heart.
I love You, Lord Jesus,
With all of my strength
And I will feed Your lambs.
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers May 16 – May 20

Daily Prayers May 16 – May 20 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, May 16:

Holy Spirit live within me,
Strengthen me in my weakness,
Help me to grow in holiness.
Fill me with the joy
And the hope
Of the Kingdom.
Amen

Tuesday, May 17:

Lord, send me
Send me to those who no longer cry out to You
Who feel abandoned, forgotten, and alone
Make me Your instrument, God
Serving their needs for Your love alone
To show them they are not forgotten
In wordless witness to Your eternal hope
Amen

Wednesday, May 18:

Lead and I will follow, Lord,
Seeking to make Your will mine.
Let me be Your branch, O Lord,
Bearing the fruit of the vine.
Amen

Thursday, May 19:

Lord Jesus, I rejoice in Your name
In Your promise
In Your love
In Your presence
In Your word
In Your way
In Your light
In Your life
Amen

Friday, May 20:

Dear God, I love You, show me the way
Lead me to do Your will
You have called me by my name
And I am listening
To the word that You have written
On my heart
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers April 25 – April 29

Daily Prayers April 25 – April 29 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, April 25:

Lord Jesus, Savior,
Let my life
And my works
Be my prayer
In Your name,
For Your sake,
And not mine.
Amen

Tuesday, April 26:

Help me to act with mercy, Lord,
To see You in the suffering
Of the least of us
To offer my presence
In Your name
To give with love
For the love of God
To always serve in hope
Amen

Wednesday, April 27:

Lord let me serve You humbly,
Nameless, and small,
But doing Your works in the light
For Your glory, not mine
Drawing all people to Your light
To Your works
And to Your love
Amen

Thursday, April 28:

Lord, grant me the virtue of gentleness:
A kindness that never tires,
A patience that never wears thin,
Good will that is offered to all.
May my gentleness be visible
In my smile,
In my words,
And in my actions.
Amen

Friday, April 29:

Lord, fill me with Your love
So that I can pour it out;
A love that grows as it is shared,
That multiplies as it is divided,
That never diminishes,
That is enough to fill,
And to connect every heart.
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayer April 18 – April 22

Daily Prayer April 18 – April 22 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, April 18:

Lord, my heart sings with gratitude
Like the birds that sing each morning
The song of the joy of creation
The song of a brand new day
Whether in sickness or health,
In poverty or riches,
I trust in You, my Lord,
And I thank you for the day.
Amen

Tuesday, April 19:

Send me, Lord Jesus,
Send me forth.
Send me to share Your word.
Send me, Lord Jesus,
Send me to serve.
Send me to share Your love.
Empty me, Jesus,
Of ego, of self,
So all that I share is You.
Amen

Wednesday, April 20:

Lord You are present among us
Not hidden, but right in plain view
But sometimes my mind is distracted
And I can’t even recognize You
Lord You always have known me
You have claimed me right from the start
Even before the day I was born
You have written Your word on my heart
Help me, Lord, not to walk past You
Help me always to recognize
The One to Whom my heart is bound
Help me to see with new eyes
Amen

Thursday, April 21:

Help me to feel the warmth of the hearth,
While I’m still outside chopping the wood.
Lord, help me to work in faith.
Help me let go of rewards of this world,
And to seek first the Kingdom of God.
Lord, help me to serve in hope.
Help me to empty myself of self,
To give and not to receive,
Lord, help me to live in love.
Amen

Friday, April 22:

Most Holy Trinity,
You have called me to love and serve.
Bless my heart, my soul, my mind,
And send me in Your name.
In the name of the Father, I live.
In the name of the Son, I move.
In the name of the Holy Spirit,
I have my being.
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers April 11 – April 17

Daily Prayers April 11 – April 17 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, April 11:

Lord, I place my trust in You
In all things great and small
Help me to know Your will
And to do Your will
Wherever You place me
Amen

Tuesday, April 12:

You have known me always.
You have given me my name.
I love You, Lord Jesus.
You have called me forth to serve.
You are my model to follow.
I love You, Lord Jesus.
You have given me Your life
So that I may give You mine.
I love You, Lord Jesus.
Amen

Wednesday, April 13:

I offer You my words, O Lord,
In praise and gratitude.
I offer You my heart, O Lord,
The fullness of my love.
I offer You my life, O Lord,
On day at a time.
Amen

Thursday, April 14:

In sharing the Supper of the Lord,
May I be brought into Your Kingdom
In the bread and wine,
May I be made whole,
One with You, Lord Jesus.
Amen

Friday, April 15 (Good Friday):

As You offered Your suffering for me,
May I offer my suffering to You.
May all my illness, all my pain,
All my sadness, all my worries,
All the crosses I bear,
Become a single prayer
That washes me clean,
Replacing pain with hope,
In Your name, Jesus Christ.
Amen

Saturday, April 16 (Holy Saturday):

My heart is filled with gratitude
And whispers prayers of thanks
For Your sacrifice.

My soul waits in silence
For the coming of the Lord.
Amen

Sunday, April 17 (Easter Sunday):

Glory to You, Lord Jesus,
The Living Word of God!
You have rolled away the stone,
So death no longer has power!
The cross of suffering
Has become a cross of triumph
And I will not be afraid!
In the name of the Father
And of the Son
And of the Holy Spirit
Amen

Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers Week of March 21 – March 25

Daily Prayers Week of March 21 – March 25 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, March 21:

In daily struggles, great and small,
Lord, help me.
In times of sadness, pain, or loss,
Lord, comfort me.
Above all these worldly cares,
Lord, save me.
Amen

Tuesday, March 22:

Father in heaven,
Lord of the angels,
Creator of heaven and earth
Lord, have mercy.
Jesus my savior,
Redeemer of sins,
Son of heaven and earth,
Christ, have mercy.
Holy Spirit,
Breath of God,
Love of the Father and Son
Lord, have mercy.
Amen

Wednesday, March 23:

O God, I feel Your presence
In the stillness of the night
You comfort me, and bring me joy
In every quiet moment
In every passing cloud
In every drop of rain
You are here
Amen

Thursday, March 24:

I seek to do Your will, O Lord,
But not with a hanging head
Like an unwilling worker,
Whose eye is on the clock.
I seek to do Your will, O lord,
On earth as it is in heaven,
With the joy of the angels above,
Knowing no end but You.
Amen

Friday, March 25:

Lord, thank you for the gift of friendship
And for the friends you’ve given me
Who put my good before their own
Who ask my help without fear
Whose joy and pain I share
In whom I see Your face
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers Week of January 24

Daily Prayers Week of January 24 940 788 SVDP USA

Monday, January 24

My Lord and my God,
You have blessed me fully
You have called my name
I stand before You,
Arms outstretched
Wrapped up in Your embrace
Send me forth to do Your will
Amen

Tuesday, January 25

Lord, shine Your light before me
Show me the way
Bring me to life
Send me forth in Your name
To offer Your hope
To share Your love
Amen

Wednesday, January 26

Your word strengthens me, Lord,
In courage and in faith;
Your power enfolds me
In comfort and in hope;
Your peace grows within me
As mercy and as love.
All this I will share without fear.
Amen

Thursday, January 27

Your lamp, O lord, is before me.
Let me share Your light.
Your word is in my heart, O Lord,
Let me share Your truth.
Your blessings fill my life, my God.
Let me share my gifts.
Amen

Friday, January 28

Lord in Heaven,
Lord on Earth,
Lord within my soul
Help me to know the word,
You’ve written on my heart,
To do Your will
On earth as in heaven,
With all my heart and soul.
Amen

Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

Daily Prayers Week of January 17

Daily Prayers Week of January 17 940 788 SVDP USA

Tuesday, January 18

Heavenly Father, still my thoughts
Fill my mind with You
Lord Jesus feed my soul
It hungers for Your word
Holy Spirit, come to me,
Light my heart on fire
Amen

Wednesday, January 19

Lord, you are my rock,
Behind which I can shelter
From the storm;
Upon which I may step
In shifting sands,
Or rapid waters;
With which I will build
Without fear,
For Your glory,
For all time.
Amen

Thursday, January 20

Come to me Lord
When doubt and fear
Sometimes raise their voices
To fill the silence
Speak to me Lord
Your words of hope and love
Help me hear Your gentle whisper
In the silence
Amen

Friday, January 21

Look upon Your servant, Lord,
Before You, undeserving.
Clothe me doubly, Lord,
With Your gentle mercy,
Only so that I may seek
The ones who feel forgotten,
Undeserving, and alone,
To share the extra coat,
Your mercy and mine,
For love alone,
Your will be done.
Amen

Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

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