At the beginning of the day

Anima Christi

Be close to The Lord

For a Generous & Noble Heart

For Today

Guardian Angel

Holy Spirit for Guidance

Keep in the Presence of God (1)

Keep in the Presence of God (2)

Light and Grace in the Choice of a State of Life

Morning Prayers (1)

Morning Prayers (2)

Morning Prayers (3)

Serenity Prayer

St Patricks Breastplate


To Deum

During the day

After meals

Be close to The Lord

Before meals

Before work - study - meeting

For a Generous & Noble Heart

Holy Spirit for Guidance

Keep in the Presence of God (1)

Keep in the Presence of God (2)

Light and Grace in the Choice of a State of Life

Serenity Prayer

For the needs of the church

Pope, Bishop or Priest (1)

Pope, Bishop or Priest (2)

Unity of Christ's Church


For those who are ill

For the Sick

For those who have died

Faithful Departed (1)

Faithful Departed (2)

Faithful Departed (3)

Those who have died

Those who mourn (1)

Those who mourn (2)

Those who mourn (3)

Night prayers

Act of Contrition

Night Prayers (1)

Night Prayers (2)

Night Prayers (3)

Serenity Prayer

For justice and peace

Justice (1)

Justice (2)

Peace (1)

Peace (2)

Peace (3)

Peace in our communities

Peace in our world

Serenity Prayer

Luke 18:9-14

The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people, robbers, evildoers, adulterers or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’

“But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’

“I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”

The Holy Year of Mercy Prayer

Pope Francis has published a prayer which he composed especially for the Year of Mercy:

Lord Jesus Christ,
you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father,
and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him.

Show us your face and we will be saved.
Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus and Matthew from being enslaved by money;
the adulteress and Magdalene from seeking happiness only in created things;
made Peter weep after his betrayal,
and assured Paradise to the repentant thief.

Let us hear, as if addressed to each one of us,

the words that you spoke to the Samaritan woman: “If you knew the gift of God!”

You are the visible face of the invisible Father,
of the God who manifests his power above all by forgiveness and mercy:
let the Church be your visible face in the world, its Lord risen and glorified.

You willed that your ministers would also be clothed in weakness
in order that they may feel compassion for those in ignorance and error:
let everyone who approaches them feel sought after, loved, and forgiven by God.

Send your Spirit and consecrate every one of us with its anointing,
so that the Jubilee of Mercy may be a year of grace from the Lord,
and your Church, with renewed enthusiasm, may bring good news to the poor,
proclaim liberty to captives and the oppressed,
and restore sight to the blind.

We ask this of you, Lord Jesus, through the intercession of Mary, Mother of
Mercy; you who live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit for ever and ever.


Prayers to Mary and Joseph

Hail, Holy Queen

St Joseph

The Angelus

The Magnificat

The Memorare

Various needs and intentions

Couple on their Wedding Day

Serenity Prayer


Youth of our Community

A Prayer for Our Earth

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