• Haiku Prayer 10: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, September 24, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 24, 2023 at 12:00 am

    "Haiku" prayers, in Japanese poetical form, have their origin in the fourteenth century. They consist of 17 syllables arranged in three lines (5-7-5). This provides a simple format for composing personal and family prayers. The following haiku prayer is a Canadian example. You are encouraged to develop your own. Blessed mother, pray to Jesus for all the world, pray to Him for us.

  • Prayer for Women with Breast Cancer: Prayer of the Day for Saturday, September 23, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 23, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Father, for the strength you have given me I thank you. For the health you have blessed me with, I thank you. For the women who are going through breast cancer and their families I ask you to strengthen and to heal as you see fit. Lord we know you want us to be in good health and to prosper. Lord use us to do the work you have for us to do. For we know time is getting short on this earth. Lord be with every woman who is sick and encourage them as only you can. I know ...

  • Prayer to Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Prayer of the Day for Friday, September 22, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 22, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Mother of Perpetual Help, today we face so many difficulties. Your picture tells us so much about you. It reminds us to reach out and help those in need. Help us understand that our lives belong to others as much as they belong to us. Mary, Model of Christian love, we know we cannot heal every ill or solve every problem. But with God's grace, we intend to do what we can. May we be true witnesses to the world that love for one another really matters. May our daily actions proclaim how fully ...

  • Nuptial Blessing, Longer: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, September 21, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 21, 2023 at 12:00 am

    O God, by Your mighty power You made all things out of nothing. First, You set the beginnings of the universe in order. Then, You made man in Your image, and appointed woman to be his inseparable helpmate. Thus You made woman's body from the flesh of man, thereby teaching that what You have been pleased to institute from one principle might never lawfully be put asunder. O God, You have sanctified marriage by a mystery so excellent that in the marriage union You foreshadowed the union of Christ ...

  • In Time of Danger: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, September 20, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 20, 2023 at 12:00 am

    O God, Who knowest us to be set in the midst of such great perils, that, by reason of the weakness of our nature, we cannot stand upright, grant us such health of mind and body, that those evils which we suffer for our sins we may overcome through Thine assistance. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

  • Lord Let Me Walk With You: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, September 19, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 19, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Lord let me walk with You Although my steps are small Stay beside, hold my hand And never let me fall. Amen.

  • Body of Christ, Save Me!: Prayer of the Day for Monday, September 18, 2023
    by Catholic Online on September 18, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Body of Christ, save me! Save me from my great arch-enemy, my weak and faltering self. Save me from all greed of money, of power, and of praise. Save me from thirst for pleasure, worldly show, and midnight revelry. Save me from betraying You, Dear Lord, in thought, or in word, or in deed. Amen.