Perpetual Prayer for Priests / Seminarians / Vocations 72


#1881

Our Lady of Sorrow,
Give all priests and seminarians
a deep love and devotion to Jesus
in the Eucharist and to you,
their loving Mother.
Grant that every priest and seminarian
will daily spend one hour with Jesus in the Eucharist
and daily pray your most holy rosary!
Grant all priests and seminarians the gift of purity,
the gift of chastity
and the gift of the divine love of your Son.
May they proclaim the truth without fear,
with love and with courage!
We ask all of our prayers through the Tears
which you shed at the foot of the cross
of Jesus Christ your Son
who lives and reigns with the Father
and the Holy Spirit!

Amen!


#1882

*Serran Prayer for Vocations *

O God,
Who wills not the death of a sinner,
but rather that he be converted and live,
grant we beseech You,
through the intercession
of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin,
Saint Joseph, her spouse,
Blessed Junípero Serra and all the saints,
an increase of laborers for your Church,
fellow laborers with Christ
to spend and consume themselves for souls,
through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son,
Who lives and reigns with You,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
God forever and ever.
Amen.


#1883

Lord, You told us that
"The harvest indeed is great but the laborers are few.
Pray, therefore, the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His harvest."
We ask You to strengthen us
as we follow the vocation to which You have called us.
We pray particularly for those called to serve
as priests, sisters, brothers and deacons:

Those whom You have called,
Those You are calling now,
Those You will call in the future.

May they be open and responsive to the call of serving Your people.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord.

Amen.


#1884

Prayer for Seminarians and Vocations

Lord Jesus Christ, we pray for these men, especially for Tyborek, whom You have called to discern priesthood. We beg Your continued blessings on our Diocese and families. Call forth even more men of generous spirit and fervent love whom You desire for this holy work. Amen.
St. Joseph, pray for us.


#1885

For all priests with particular intentions for:

Fr. Anthony I. Cataudo, OP, Fr. Gabriel Mosher, OP and all the Dominican Order; Fr. Francis Xavier Suarez Ricondo, ORC, Fr. Jared Hood, SJS, Fr. Mark Wagner, Fr. Francis Arakal, OCD, Fr. Hamilton Suarez, Fr. Joseph Illo, Fr. John Peter Pragasam, Fr. Benny Kottarathil, Fr. Larry Guerrero, Fr. Tony Chocko (d. 2014), Fr. Manuel De la Cruz, Deacon Mr. Ken Ochinero and Deacon Mr. Ernie Ciccarelli.

“Prayer for Priests”

My God and Father in heaven, that night in the Garden, on the Mount of Olives, Your Son told Peter: " Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, who will promptly send more than twelve legions of angels to my defense?". ( Matt. 26:53 ).

Father, we ask You now: send twelve legions of angels with chalices of strength out into the Gethsemene of the Holy Church to defend and assist our priests, who, strengthened by the power and presence of these angels, may faithfully fulfill their priestly missions. Amen.

“Prayer for Vocations”

O God, who have chosen the apostles to make disciples of all nations and who by Baptism and Confirmation have called us to build up Your Holy Church, we earnestly implore You to choose from among us, Your children, many priests, deacons and religious brothers and sisters who will love You with their whole heart and will gladly spend their entire lives to make You known and loved by all. Amen.

~ Archdiocese of Winnipeg

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum ~ Chalice of Strength ]

“St. Dominics Blessing”

May God the Father Bless us, May God the Son heal us, May God the Holy Spirit enlighten us. Give us eyes to see with, ears to hear with and hands to do the work of God. Give us feet to walk with and a mouth to preach His words of love and salvation. May the angel of peace watch over us, and lead us at last by our Lords gifts to His Eternal Kingdom.

Through Christ our Lord, Amen.


#1886

Prayer for Seminarians and Vocations

Lord Jesus Christ, we pray for these men, especially for Tyborek, whom You have called to discern priesthood. We beg Your continued blessings on our Diocese and families. Call forth even more men of generous spirit and fervent love whom You desire for this holy work. Amen.
St. Joseph, pray for us.


#1887

*Serran Prayer for Vocations *

O God,
Who wills not the death of a sinner,
but rather that he be converted and live,
grant we beseech You,
through the intercession
of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin,
Saint Joseph, her spouse,
Blessed Junípero Serra and all the saints,
an increase of laborers for your Church,
fellow laborers with Christ
to spend and consume themselves for souls,
through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son,
Who lives and reigns with You,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
God forever and ever.
Amen.


#1888

For the intentions of Deacon David Palermo;

Heavenly Father,
since the time of the Apostles
you have inspired the Church
to commission certain members
to assist in a special way
in the pastoral mission of Christ.
Bless the deacons
and all other ordained
and non-ordained ministers
that they may be humble
and faith-inspired in their service.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord.
Amen


#1889

For the intentions of Father Thomas Barrett;

Dear Lord,we pray that the Blessed Mother
wrap her mantle around your priests
and through her intercession
strengthen them for their ministry.
We pray that Mary will guide your priests
to follow her own words,
"Do whatever He tells you" (Jn 2:5).
May your priests have the heart of St. Joseph,
Mary's most chaste spouse.
May the Blessed Mother's own pierced heart
inspire them to embrace
all who suffer at the foot of the cross.
May your priests be holy,
filled with the fire of your love
seeking nothing but your greater glory
and the salvation of souls.
Amen.
St. John Vianney, pray for us


#1890

Serra Prayer for Vocations

O God, Who wills not the death of a sinner, but rather that he be converted and live, grant we beseech You through the intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, Saint Joseph, her spouse, Blessed Junipero Serra, and all the saints, an increase of laborers for your Church, fellow laborers with Christ to spend and consume themselves for souls, through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God forever and ever. Amen


#1891

Prayer for Seminarians

Lord Jesus Christ, Eternal High Priest and Chief Shepherd of the flock, send us, according to your promise, pastors after your own heart. You formed your apostles by calling them to your side and inviting them to share your life. In your company at prayer and at the banquet of the Eucharist, mould our seminarians into your likeness, that they may grow daily in holiness, virtue and fidelity for they can only become apostles if they have first been disciples learning at the foot of the Master.

Ever increase in them a sincere and ardent desire to serve you and your people. Give them generosity and perseverance in their studies so they may gain wisdom and competence in guiding souls and building communities. Assist them in their struggles so they may learn to bear their Cross with patience and develop strength of character. Animate their passion in doing the apostolate so that in this school of service and love, they may imbibe a genuine solidarity and concern for the needy and learn to imitate your simplicity of life and humble service.

Make our seminaries true cradles of virtue and learning, where the seeds of priestly vocation can grow and blossom. Bless all formators, teachers, seminary workers, benefactors, the families and friends of seminarians, and all who collaborate in this most important task of forming our future shepherds. May your Holy Spirit, the best formator, always inspire and direct our efforts for your greater glory. Amen.

Mary, Mother of Vocations, pray for us.
Saint Joseph, pray for us.
Saint John Vianney, pray for us.


#1892

For all priests with particular intentions for:

Fr. Anthony I. Cataudo, OP, Fr. Gabriel Mosher, OP and all the Dominican Order; Fr. Francis Xavier Suarez Ricondo, ORC, Fr. Jared Hood, SJS, Fr. Mark Wagner, Fr. Francis Arakal, OCD, Fr. Hamilton Suarez, Fr. Joseph Illo, Fr. John Peter Pragasam, Fr. Benny Kottarathil, Fr. Larry Guerrero, Fr. Tony Chocko (d. 2014), Fr. Manuel De la Cruz, Deacon Mr. Ken Ochinero and Deacon Mr. Ernie Ciccarelli.

"Prayer for Priests"

My God and Father in heaven, that night in the Garden, on the Mount of Olives, Your Son told Peter: " Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, who will promptly send more than twelve legions of angels to my defense?". ( Matt. 26:53 ).

Father, we ask You now: send twelve legions of angels with chalices of strength out into the Gethsemene of the Holy Church to defend and assist our priests, who, strengthened by the power and presence of these angels, may faithfully fulfill their priestly missions. Amen.

"Prayer for Vocations"

O God, who have chosen the apostles to make disciples of all nations and who by Baptism and Confirmation have called us to build up Your Holy Church, we earnestly implore You to choose from among us, Your children, many priests, deacons and religious brothers and sisters who will love You with their whole heart and will gladly spend their entire lives to make You known and loved by all. Amen.

~ Archdiocese of Winnipeg

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum ~ Chalice of Strength ]

"St. Dominics Blessing"

May God the Father Bless us, May God the Son heal us, May God the Holy Spirit enlighten us. Give us eyes to see with, ears to hear with and hands to do the work of God. Give us feet to walk with and a mouth to preach His words of love and salvation. May the angel of peace watch over us, and lead us at last by our Lords gifts to His Eternal Kingdom.

Through Christ our Lord, Amen.


#1893

Prayer for Seminarians and Vocations

Lord Jesus Christ, we pray for these men, especially for Tyborek, whom You have called to discern priesthood. We beg Your continued blessings on our Diocese and families. Call forth even more men of generous spirit and fervent love whom You desire for this holy work. Amen.
St. Joseph, pray for us.


#1894

For the intentions of Deacon Keith Skinner;

Heavenly Father,
since the time of the Apostles
you have inspired the Church
to commission certain members
to assist in a special way
in the pastoral mission of Christ.
Bless the deacons
and all other ordained
and non-ordained ministers
that they may be humble
and faith-inspired in their service.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord.
Amen


#1895

For the intentions of Father Aiden Lacy;

Dear Lord,we pray that the Blessed Mother
wrap her mantle around your priests
and through her intercession
strengthen them for their ministry.
We pray that Mary will guide your priests
to follow her own words,
"Do whatever He tells you" (Jn 2:5).
May your priests have the heart of St. Joseph,
Mary's most chaste spouse.
May the Blessed Mother's own pierced heart
inspire them to embrace
all who suffer at the foot of the cross.
May your priests be holy,
filled with the fire of your love
seeking nothing but your greater glory
and the salvation of souls.
Amen.
St. John Vianney, pray for us


#1896

Serra Prayer for Vocations

O God, Who wills not the death of a sinner, but rather that he be converted and live, grant we beseech You through the intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, Saint Joseph, her spouse, Blessed Junipero Serra, and all the saints, an increase of laborers for your Church, fellow laborers with Christ to spend and consume themselves for souls, through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God forever and ever. Amen


#1897

PRAYER
FOR VOCATIONS

O loving God,
inspire your people to promote
and to answer the call to Religious Life.
Remove fears and doubs from their hearts.
Give them the Spirit's gifts of wisdom and courage.
We ask this in Jesus' name.

Amen.


#1898

Serra Prayer for Vocations

O God, Who wills not the death of a sinner, but rather that he be converted and live, grant we beseech You through the intercession of the Blessed Mary, ever Virgin, Saint Joseph, her spouse, Blessed Junipero Serra, and all the saints, an increase of laborers for your Church, fellow laborers with Christ to spend and consume themselves for souls, through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God forever and ever. Amen


#1899

For the intentions of Father Tomasz Makowski;

Dear Lord,we pray that the Blessed Mother
wrap her mantle around your priests
and through her intercession
strengthen them for their ministry.
We pray that Mary will guide your priests
to follow her own words,
"Do whatever He tells you" (Jn 2:5).
May your priests have the heart of St. Joseph,
Mary's most chaste spouse.
May the Blessed Mother's own pierced heart
inspire them to embrace
all who suffer at the foot of the cross.
May your priests be holy,
filled with the fire of your love
seeking nothing but your greater glory
and the salvation of souls.
Amen.
St. John Vianney, pray for us


#1900

For the intentions of Deacon John Sullivan;

Heavenly Father,
since the time of the Apostles
you have inspired the Church
to commission certain members
to assist in a special way
in the pastoral mission of Christ.
Bless the deacons
and all other ordained
and non-ordained ministers
that they may be humble
and faith-inspired in their service.
We ask this through Christ, our Lord.
Amen


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