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Lord, prepare my heart and mind for Your presence

Lord, prepare my heart and mind for Your presence

God is always at work, and God’s messengers are always in the world. We need to be sensitive and attentive to the signs of God’s quiet presence — we would no

O Lord, that truth which alone can set us free from every form of darkness

O Lord, that truth which alone can set us free from every form of darkness

When we find our hearts so unteachably seeking what is not good or not good for us, teach us again.

Lord, may Your kingdom come

Lord, may Your kingdom come

Jesus points out that who oppose the preaching of John and of Jesus about the kingdom, oppose the kingdom itself.

Be at our side, Lord, with Your invitation that brings life

Be at our side, Lord, with Your invitation that brings life

A reading like this invites us to reflect on the initiative of God who calls and to receive the strength we need to respond with vigour to His call.

Lord, may I extend a compassionate hand to those who have lost their way

Lord, may I extend a compassionate hand to those who have lost their way

God does not leave anyone behind; no one is unimportant to God. A flock missing one sheep is not complete — it is no longer flock. We should have the same attitu

Lord of healing and forgiveness…I want to meet You

Lord of healing and forgiveness…I want to meet You

Advent is a time to take apart the roof, to remove the obstacles, so that we can come closer to Jesus. These days are an opportunity to ask for forgiveness and hea

Lord grant us the grace to prepare a way for the Lord

Lord grant us the grace to prepare a way for the Lord

Lord grant us the grace to prepare a way for the Lord, that is, to take the path of renewal by having the courage to repent and forgive those who have hurt us.

Mary, Mother of God, immaculately conceived, intercede for us

Mary, Mother of God, immaculately conceived, intercede for us

In defining the doctrine, the Church is careful to show that God created Mary Immaculate precisely through the salvation won for us in Jesus’ passion, death and

Lord, Jesus, ‘take pity on us’ and enlighten the eyes of your servants

Lord, Jesus, ‘take pity on us’ and enlighten the eyes of your servants

In today’s Gospel reading, Matthew pointed out that faith in Jesus is a pre-requisite for healing. It is interesting to note that by addressing Jesus as Son of G

Father in Heaven, in Your mercy keep us faithful

Father in Heaven, in Your mercy keep us faithful

Father in Heaven, in Your mercy keep us faithful and just in all circumstances so that we may be truly Your poor people.

Lord, grant that we may be ready to receive Jesus when He comes

Lord, grant that we may be ready to receive Jesus when He comes

This first week of Advent we are invited to look back to what God has done while looking forward to where we are going to help us decide how we are going to live.

Lord, may I labour on behalf of Your kingdom

Lord, may I labour on behalf of Your kingdom

The beautiful vision of Isaiah makes every heart swell with emotion and joy. It speaks of what we all yearn for — the earth ruled with justice and compassion, an

Lord, help us to live in a manner more worthy

Lord, help us to live in a manner more worthy

Lord, help us to live in a manner more worthy of our Christian calling as St Francis Xavier did!

Lord may my heart always be awake and alert

Lord may my heart always be awake and alert

Living an upright and holy life is so important because these holy lives are the tools God uses to build the future. The quality of our lives today builds the wor

Father in Heaven, You created us and restored us to your love

Father in Heaven, You created us and restored us to your love

Father in Heaven, You created us and restored us to your love in Christ, so guide us in the way of holiness that we may live with You forever.

Lord Jesus, draw us into greater intimacy with You

Lord Jesus, draw us into greater intimacy with You

Lord Jesus, draw us into greater intimacy with You so that as Your disciples we may listen to Your truth and as Your apostles, bring the hope of Your Gospel to the

Lord, help me to place my hope and trust in You

Lord, help me to place my hope and trust in You

God needs to be at the centre of our lives and involved in all that we do.

Lord, help us to persevere in following Jesus

Lord, help us to persevere in following Jesus

Lord, help us to persevere in following Jesus and to secure our lives in the happiness of heaven.

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