Prayer

St. Michael Prayer

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the Devil. May God rebuke Him, we humbly pray, and do Thou, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who prowl throughout the world, seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
Grant that I may not so much seek
To be consoled as to console;
To be understood, as to understand;
To be loved, as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
It is in pardoning, that we are pardoned;
It is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

Prayer for Vocations

Lord Jesus Christ, model of every vocation, inspire more of our men and women with a desire to seek and serve you in the Priesthood, Diaconate, Brotherhood, Sisterhood. Fill them with a firm determination to give themselves entirely cooperating with the grace of Your high calling. Enlighten them with the burning love of the Holy Spirit and aid them through the intercession of Mary, our most loving Mother, to know and follow Your will. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Jesus, Savior of the world, sanctify Thy priests and sacred ministers.

Holy Father’s Prayer Intentions

For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

Almighty and everlasting God, have mercy upon thy servant, Francis, our Supreme Pontiff, and direct him, according to thy loving kindness, in the ways of eternal salvation; that, of Thy gift, he may ever desire that which is pleasing unto Thee and may accomplish it with all his might. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer for the Canonization of Father McGivney

God, our Father, protector of the poor and defender of the widow and orphan, you called your priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, to be an apostle of Christian family life and to lead the young to the generous service of their neighbor. Through the example of his life and virtue may we follow your Son, Jesus Christ, more closely, fulfilling his commandment of charity and building up his Body which is the Church. Let the inspiration of your servant prompt us to greater confidence in your love so that we may continue his work of caring for the needy and the outcast. We humbly ask that you glorify your venerable servant Father Michael J. McGivney on earth according to the design of your holy will. Through his intercession, grant the favor I now present (here make your request). Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Prayer Offered for Council Members

The following members of our council are experiencing health issues and could use your support in prayer for prompt healing.

Ed Simmons
Mark Myers
Paul Hanks
Frank Zamfino

If you know of any member of the order sick or in distress, please contact us. This list will be updated with any news we receive.