|Posted by marriageretreats on November 28, 2014 at 3:20 PM||comments (0)|
Oh, God our God;
How can you seem
So far away-
So 'not here'-
But, we know You are present
We know by reason and by faith.
You are our God
Who caused us to be
Who cause us to be
In Your presence
Help us to see
And if not to see, to trust!
|Posted by marriageretreats on November 28, 2014 at 3:15 PM||comments (0)|
God our God
Our One and Only God
Our God of Mercy
God of Justice
God of Love
God of all Creation
Heal us who are sick
Heal us who heal the sick
Heal us who fail
To be healed
Or to heal
Love us and let us know it
Help us love
And others know it
Give us Faith
Let us Hope
All will be well
As your Saint proclaims
As we believe
As we Trust
|Posted by marriageretreats on November 28, 2014 at 3:10 PM||comments (0)|
God our Father,
We ask you to send down
Your Holy Healing Spirit;
Upon all the sick
Upon all those who care for the sick.
Heal Your people, oh Lord;
Heal all Your people -
Of all their problems and troubles and ills.
We ask this in the name of Jesus Your Son
Through the intercession of all
Your Angels and Saints.
Come Holy Spirit with Your Healing Spirit!
|Posted by marriageretreats on May 28, 2014 at 3:25 PM||comments (0)|
"Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you." (Jn 16:23)
"Shalom! Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you" (Jn 14:27)
There are wars and dangers of new wars in the world. Witnessing all suffering and atrocities that our world is so full of, all Christians need to ask the Father for the precious gift of peace, lasting peace and good will for the entire world.
Encouraged by the words of Jesus in John's gospel, we can confidently ask for end of wars and for a new era of peace for all peoples.
Jesus promised that common prayer will have the efficacy of his own prayer to the Father:
"I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my heavenly Father. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the
midst of them.”(Mt 18:19-20)
The Holy Spirit makes us one people and creates the presence of Jesus where two or three are gathered together in his name - we ask you to join us in prayer for peace in preparation for this Pentecost!
Pray a novena for peace - nine days of prayer beginning from May 31 to June 8, Pentecost - in the form you can do it: daily pray the Rosary to Mary Queen of Peace, or any other prayer you feel inspired. But pray with faith and insistence in communion with all who desire peace, and the Father will answer our prayers:
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Which one of you would hand his son a stone when he asks for a loaf of bread, or a snake when he asks for a fish?
If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good things to those who ask him." (Mt 7:7-11)
|Posted by marriageretreats on February 11, 2014 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Use this page also for placing your prayer intentions. Just put a comment to this posting. So all visitors could pray for your needs expressed here!
If you don't want your prayer request to be public here, then simply e-mail it to us at http:[email protected]
Your name and your intentions will be placed before Our Lady's statue, and we will light a candle as we pray for them.