Can prayer change our fate

can prayer change our fate?

We don’t have a fate. There is God’s will and our own free will. Perhaps a more learned person can explain in more detail.

God does listen to our prayers. (A quick word to his Mom doesn’ hurt either ;))

I don’t know that prayer can change our ‘fate’ but it can and does change our ‘hearts’

Praying for you from today’s Liturgy of the Hours:

INTERCESSIONS

Let us all praise Christ. In order to become our faithful and merciful high priest before the Father’s throne, he chose to become one of us, a brother in all things. In prayer we ask of him:
Lord, share with us the treasure of your love.

Sun of Justice, you filled us with light at our baptism,
– we dedicate this day to you.
Lord, share with us the treasure of your love.

At every hour of the day, we give you glory,
– in all our deeds, we offer you praise.
Lord, share with us the treasure of your love.

Mary, your mother, was obedient to your word,
– direct our lives in accordance with that word.
Lord, share with us the treasure of your love.

Our lives are surrounded with passing things; set our hearts on things of heaven,
– so that through faith, hope and charity we may come to enjoy the vision of your glory.
Lord, share with us the treasure of your love.

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us,
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.

Concluding Prayer

Lord,
free us from the dark night of death.
Let the light of resurrection
dawn within our hearts
to bring us to the radiance of eternal life.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
– Amen.

DISMISSAL

May the Lord bless us,
protect us from all evil and bring us to everlasting life.
– Amen.

Not sure about changing “fate”, but it can certainly make things happen or not happen.

I know that there are passages in bible that shows that God has changed his mind because of prayer

:slight_smile: We’ll see…

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

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:amen:

Praying for your intention.

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