Week in Prayer

A Week in Prayers January 2 – January 6

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Tuesday, January 3

My Lord and my God,
You are my strength for the journey,
The light on my path,
The voice that speaks
To my innermost heart.
You lift me when I have fallen,
O Lord, and I am Yours.
Amen

Wednesday, January 4

Jesus Christ, Savior,
I seek only to follow Your way;
With love for the neighbor,
With hope for new life,
With faith in the Father above.
Amen

Thursday, January 5

Give rest to my heart, O God,
As I lift my eyes towards You.
Grant me the peace
Of knowing Your love
And of loving You in return.
Amen

Friday, January 6

Lord Jesus,
You clothed Yourself in our humanity,
Sharing our burdens as Your own
So that we might share in Your divinity.
Help me to share the burdens
Of all those separated from You
By poverty or sorrow
So that they may feel Your love,
See Your light,
And share Your hope.
Amen

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

A Week in Prayers December 5 – December 9

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Monday, December 5

Lord, show me Your will.
Help me to see it
In the people
And experiences in my life.
Seeking You in all things,
May I come to know You.
Amen

Tuesday, December 6

Lord, be my shepherd
Lord, hear me pray
Lord, find Your sheep
When I wander astray

Lord, guard the pasture,
Watch over the field,
And all of Your strays,
Once broken, now healed.
Amen

Wednesday, December 7

I love You, God, with all my heart,
With all my soul, and all my strength.
No burden is too heavy,
No day too long to work,
No mission too demanding,
For I’ve found my rest in You
Amen

Thursday, December 8

Sweet Virgin Mary,
Mother of Jesus,
Chosen by God
From your birth.
Humble, obedient,
Holy, and pure,
You brought forth
Our Savior on earth.
Pray for me, Mary,
That I may be
An offering to God
Of great worth.
Amen

Friday, December 9

Jesus, Lord and Savior,
Present in bread and wine,
Just as You were present
For Your disciples.
Because Your love
Is infinitely creative,
I may dine with You,
Proclaiming Your glory,
Until You come again.
Amen

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

A Week in Prayers November 7 – November 11

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Monday, November 7

This is the day You have made, O Lord,
No greater joy could I have!
All that I see, each person I meet,
Is a gift from Your loving hands.
Amen

Tuesday, November 8

My Lord and my God,
Creator of all,
Thank you all Your gifts:
My talents, my successes,
My possessions,
My frailties, my faults,
And my weaknesses.
To serve You and the neighbor,
All these are enough.
Amen

Wednesday, November 9

O Lord, grant Your blessings
On all whom I serve,
Whose troubles have brought them to me.
Give me ears that hear them,
Eyes that see them,
Hands that serve them,
And a heart that loves them.
Let them know Your love
And Your promise
Through my works.
Amen

Thursday, November 10

Lord Jesus, the vine,
From Whom I shall grow,
As a one of many branches,
Through the strength of my arms,
And the light of the Spirit,
May my works bring forth
Your fruit.
Amen

Friday, November 11

Lord God, animate me,
Open me up to Your will.
Fill my heart with the Holy Spirit,
Give me the mind of Jesus.
Your servant is listening, Lord,
And seeks only to serve You.
Amen

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

The Week in Prayers October 31 – November 4

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Monday, October 31

Lord Jesus,
I praise Your name!
Grant Your blessing to all those in need.
Make me Your instrument
To ease their suffering,
So they may draw closer to You
Amen

Tuesday, November 1

O God, I am bound to You
Body and soul
By a faith that never dies

O Jesus, I serve You
In the neighbor
Sharing the hope of eternal life

Holy Spirit, I am on fire,
My heart you have set aflame
With the love of God for all.
Amen

Wednesday, November 2

O Lord, through my baptism,
I was born to the cross.
I bear it lightly
In the knowledge and faith
Of its redemptive power,
For I join with You also
In the Eucharist.
I live and serve in hope.
Amen

Thursday, November 3

Though burdens weigh me down at times,
Though I may wander and become lost,
Though my spirit may be restless,
I will find my rest in You, O Lord.

In my prayers and in my hopes,
In my works and in my neighbor,
My eyes upon the kingdom,
I will find my rest in You.
Amen

Friday, November 4

Lord, let every moment
Be a moment of conversion.
Help me to see You
In the experiences of the day
And the people I encounter.
Little by little,
Or all at once,
Transform my heart.
Amen

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

A Week in Prayers October 24 – October 28

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Monday, October 24

Lord Jesus, make me small,
Make me the least
Make me the last
Make me the servant
Make me the one who follows
Let me be Your disciple.
Amen

Tuesday, October 25

Lord bless my small works of charity,
So that they may be like the seed
Whose roots are planted firmly
And whose branches reach skyward.
Though I may never see it grow
Help me plant the seed,
And bless the neighbors that I serve.
Amen

Wednesday, October 26

Lord Jesus,
Help me to suffer as You did,
With gentle resignation
To the will of the Father,
And love for Your people
Your neighbors, Your friends.
You turned the humility of the cross
Into the glory of the resurrection.
Lead us to glory, O Lord!
Amen

Thursday, October 27

O Jesus, my Jesus,
Alone on the cross,
How can I serve You today?
With humble devotion,
With love for the Father,
With troubles enough for the day.

O Jesus, my Jesus,
The way, truth, and life,
How can I serve You in love?
By serving my neighbor,
Loved as myself,
For the sake of the Father above.
Amen

Friday, October 28

God the Father,
Lord of all,
Give me the strength to serve.
Jesus Christ,
Son of God,
Show me the way of life.
Holy Spirit,
Come to me,
Light my heart on fire.
Amen

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

A Week in Prayers: September 26 – 30

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Monday, September 26

Lord, I thank You
For the gifts You have given me
For all that I have
And all that I am
Given to be shared
Amen

Tuesday, September 27

Pray for us, St Vincent de Paul
That we may love God as You did
With the strength of our arms
And the sweat of our brows
Never hesitating to do the hard work

Pray for us, St Vincent de Paul
That we may always be gentle
With the neighbors we serve
Offering our smiles and good cheer
For in them we see and serve Christ

Pray for us, St Vincent de Paul
Amen

Wednesday, September 28

Lord Jesus, lead me
Away from worldly distractions
That tug at my sleeve
Or stand in my way,
Diverting my attention
From the kingdom.
Lead me, Lord Jesus,
I seek to follow.
Amen

Thursday, September 29

Lord, in Your name
I will seek out and find
The poor and the suffering
Lord, for Your sake
I will give my time, my talents,
My possessions, and myself
Lord, by Your grace
I will be a humble servant
And cheerful giver
Lord, with Your love
I will be filled
Even as I share it
Amen

Friday, September 30

Thank You, Lord,
For all that I am,
For the gifts I do not deserve,
Given by You
To be shared with all.
I will empty myself,
My Lord,
To be filled with Your light
And Your love,
Only to share that, too.
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director.

Daily Prayers July 5 – 8

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July 5

You are the Lord of hope,
In my works done in Your name,
May I be a servant of faith
With heart, mind, body, and soul,
May I help build the Kingdom of love
Amen

July 6

I commend my soul to You, Lord,
May my body be a temple
Of the Holy Spirit.
I am yours in body and spirit, Lord,
Make of me what You will.
Amen

July 7

Lord help me to serve
In humility and selflessness
So that through my wordless witness
You may gather Your children
As one in Your love
Amen

July 8

Lord God Almighty,
Creator of heaven and earth,
And all who dwell here,
Hear my prayer,
Walk beside me,
Lead me home.
Amen

Daily Prayers June 13 – June 17

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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 June 6 – June 10

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Monday, June 6:

Holy Mary, Mother of the Church,
Pray for us,
That humility overcomes pride;
That selflessness overcomes ego;
That gentleness overcomes anger;
That love overcomes all.
In the name of your son Jesus Christ
Amen

Tuesday, June 7:

Holy Spirit, set my heart on fire.
Let Your light shine
Through the works I do
In the name of the Father.
Lord, let Your face shine on me
As I work with joy
Always to do Your will.
Amen

Wednesday, June 8:

Father, hear my prayer!
Be my refuge, show me the way.
In You I place my hope,
In You I place my trust,
For You I live my life.
Amen

Thursday, June 9:

Father, in silence I listen
To learn Your will for me …
Amen

Friday, June 10:

O Lord, I long to see Your face
In the lonely and forgotten,
I will seek You.
O Lord, I long to see Your face.
In the hungry and the poor,
I will serve You.
O Lord, I long to see Your face.
In those who weep and mourn,
I will comfort You.
O Lord, I long to see Your face.
In the least of these,
You await me.
Amen

Daily Prayers Week of February 14

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Monday, February 14:

For all I seek to find,
For my direction on the path,
You are the way, Lord Jesus.
For all I seek to know,
In my heart and in my mind,
You are the truth, Lord Jesus.
For all I seek to be,
In heaven and on earth,
You are the life, Lord Jesus.
Amen

Tuesday, February 15:

Yesterday’s troubles forgotten,
Today is a shining gift.
I am surrounded by Your blessings,
And my heart is filled with joy
That my voice cannot contain.
I will sing Your praise, O God,
Until the morning comes again.
Amen

Wednesday, February 16:

I have heard Your word, O God,
With my mind and heart and soul.
Your word is my comfort but not mine alone.
Help me to share it not by talking,
But by doing as You taught
With all heart,
With all my soul,
With all my mind,
With all the strength of my arms,
And the sweat of my brow.
Amen

Thursday, February 17:

Who do You say that I am, Lord?
Am I one who kept Your word?
Am I one who shared Your love?
Am I a friend who serves?
Live within me, Lord.
Help me live as You have taught.
Make me last, not first.
Make me a friend who serves.
Amen

Friday, February 18:

Lord Jesus, I give myself to You
Each day and in all that I do
Through my prayer
May my faith be known
Through my joy
May my hope be known
Through my works
May my love be known
Amen
Daily Prayers are written by Tim Williams, National Vincentian Formation Director. 

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