Daily Prayer


  • Prayer to St. Gabriel, for Others: Prayer of the Day for Friday, May 10, 2024
    by Catholic Online on May 10, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O loving messenger of the Incarnation, descend upon all those for whom I wish peace and happiness. Spread your wings over the cradles of the new-born babes, O thou who didst announce the coming of the Infant Jesus. Give to the young a lily petal from the virginal scepter in your hand. Cause the Ave Maria to re-echo in all hearts that they may find grace and joy through Mary. Finally, recall the sublime words spoken on the day of the Annunciation-- "Nothing is impossible with God," and ...

  • Prayer for Travelers: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, May 09, 2024
    by Catholic Online on May 9, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O Almighty and merciful God, who hast commissioned Thy angels to guide and protect us, command them to be our assiduous companions from our setting out until our return; to clothe us with their invisible protection; to keep from us all danger of collision, of fire, of explosion, of fall and bruises, and finally, having preserved us from all evil, and especially from sin, to guide us to our heavenly home. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

  • St. Augustine's Prayer to the Holy Spirit: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, May 08, 2024
    by Catholic Online on May 8, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy. Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I love but what is holy. Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy. Guard me, then, O Holy Spirit, that I always may be holy. Amen.

  • Blessing of a New House: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, May 07, 2024
    by Catholic Online on May 7, 2024 at 12:00 am

    O heavenly Father, Almighty God, we humbly beseech Thee to bless and sanctify this house and all who dwell therein and everything else in it, and do Thou vouchsafe to fill it with all good things; grant to them, O Lord, the abundance of heavenly blessings and from the richness of the earth every substance necessary for life, and finally direct their desires to the fruits of Thy mercy. At our entrance, therefore, deign to bless and sanctify this house as Thou didst deign to bless the house of ...

  • Nurse's Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Monday, May 06, 2024
    by Catholic Online on May 6, 2024 at 12:00 am

    Dear Lord, please give me strength, To face the day ahead. Dear Lord, please give me courage, As I approach each hurting bed. Dear Lord, please give me wisdom With every word I speak. Dear Lord, please give me patience, As I comfort the sick and weak. Dear Lord, Please give me assurance, As the day slips into night. That I have done the best I can, That I have done what's right.