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Prayer During Hurricane Season

  • Prayer for Hurricane Season
    O God, Master of this passing world, hear the humble voices of your children. The Sea of Galilee obeyed your order and returned to its former quietude; you are still the Master of land and sea. We live in the shadow of a danger over which we have no control. The Gulf, like a provoked and angry giant, can awake from its seeming lethargy, overstep its conventional boundaries, invade our land and spread chaos and disaster. During this hurricane season, we turn to You, O loving Father. Spare us from past tragedies whose memories are still so vivid and whose wounds seem to refuse to heal with the passing of time. O Virgin, Star of the Sea, Our Beloved Mother, we ask you to plead with your Son in our behalf, so that spared from the calamities common to this area and animated with a true spirit of gratitude, we will walk in the footsteps of your Divine Son to reach the heavenly Jerusalem where a storm-less eternity awaits us. Amen. Originally dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Audrey in 1957. - Fr. Al Volpe, Cameron Parish, LA

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Prayer to End Abortion

  • Prayer to End Abortion
    Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life, And for the lives of all my brothers and sisters. I know there is nothing that destroys more life than abortion, Yet I rejoice that you have conquered death by the Resurrection of Your Son. I am ready to do my part in ending abortion. Today I commit myself Never to be silent, Never to be passive, Never to be forgetful of the unborn. I commit myself to be active in the pro-life movement, And never to stop defending life Until all my brothers and sisters are protected, And our nation once again becomes A nation with liberty and justice Not just for some, but for all, Through Christ our Lord. Amen!

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Comments

Meredith

Beautiful Cay, thanks for linking me!! I love all your preparations! Blessings on your Advent!

Katherine in TX

Your preparations are beutiful, Cay. I'm honored that you linked me.

Lisbet

Cay that was beautiful! Thanks for keeping us all on the right track with your lovely reminders!

Suzanne Temple

WOW! I LOVE those wreaths.So beautiful!

Wendy in VA

What a beautiful post, Cay! Thank you.

Mary Ellen Barrett

Beautiful Cay, I want to come to your house for Advent!

Cay in La.

Thank you all for your nice comments. :)

Suzanne, those were the very least costly wreaths I could find. $4.88 each. Decorating doesn't have to be expensive :)

Mary Ellen, I would like nothing better than for you and yours to come to my house for Advent...or anytime for that matter. :)

Btw, did you get my email? I replied to one you sent me the week of Thanksgiving when we were out-of-town.

Karen E.

Cay, Everything looks so beautiful! And, I love the humidifier. :-)

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House Prayer

  • (Adapted from Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House Prayer)
    God our Father, Open our hearts to your Presence. Open our minds to your Guidance. Open our lives to your Love, Through the intercession of Our Lady Bless us, bless our family and our home. Make us an instrument of your peace And a sign of your presence. Unite us to your Son, Jesus, in such a way That all who see and know us may see and know Jesus. By our unity to Him on Earth, Unite us to Him Forever in Heaven. With faith and confidence We ask this in the Name of Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord. Amen.

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