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Heavenly Father, grant that our faith may be a constant star guiding us to want to see Jesus

Heavenly Father, grant that our faith may be a constant star guiding us to want to see Jesus

St Matthew's Gospel is the only one that directly tells the story of the Magi. In chapter 12 of St John’s Gospel, however, there is an account of Gentiles, belie

Lord God, with Your grace may Your favour rest upon us as we strive to faithfully

Lord God, with Your grace may Your favour rest upon us as we strive to faithfully

John the Baptist proclaimed Jesus as mightier and greater than John himself was.

Lord, let our love be sincere

Lord, let our love be sincere

In the gospel today we encounter an honest sceptic, Nathanael. He doubts anything good can come from Nazareth but remains open-minded. He admits the possibility of

Lord, grant me a seeker’s heart

Lord, grant me a seeker’s heart

The only thing that we need to begin this journey is the heart of a seeker and the willingness to ask questions. The Lord will lead the way. What are you searching

Lord, help me to “see” who I am in You

Lord, help me to “see” who I am in You

As God’s children, we will bear the family resemblance to God.

Lord, may dwell in You and let my mission of making You known grow always

Lord, may dwell in You and let my mission of making You known grow always

John was unsparing in his insistence on faith. He said that anyone who denied the Father and the Son was an ‘antichrist.’

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

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

Mary is the Mother of God because she is the mother of the second person of the Blessed Trinity in his incarnation as Jesus and Jesus is God.

May our homes be shrines of peace, purity, love, labour and faith

May our homes be shrines of peace, purity, love, labour and faith

Heavenly Father, restore our human relationships, families and societies so that every child coming into the world is welcomed by the warmth of a natural family

Help me, Lord, to seek and find You wherever I go

Help me, Lord, to seek and find You wherever I go

Jesus can come into our life at any time and in any place - it may be a church or it may be a disco

Lord, may I always walk in light and love

Lord, may I always walk in light and love

Love and faith sustained Simeon and led him to encounter the infant Jesus in the temple. He felt that his life was complete - he could now go in peace.

Thank You God, for Your unfailing love

Thank You God, for Your unfailing love

John encourages us to turn to God especially in those moments of failure, for we will find a God who is faithful and forgiving

Lord, grant that the Gospel according to John may draw us close to Jesus as his beloved disciples

Lord, grant that the Gospel according to John may draw us close to Jesus as his beloved disciples

According to the long-standing tradition of the Church, John, the son of Zebedee and brother of James, was both an Apostle and the source of the Fourth Gospel

Lord, grant me courage and faith

Lord, grant me courage and faith

Endurance and patience are the keys to spiritual success. When we are faced with adversity, painful struggles, or personal failures, it is easy to give up.

Lord Jesus, may our reading of the opening of John’s Gospel deeply remind us of Your divinity

Lord Jesus, may our reading of the opening of John’s Gospel deeply remind us of Your divinity

Our contemplation of Jesus’ earthly life brings us much consolation and enlightenment and draws our minds and hearts to him.

Father, I praise and honour You

Father, I praise and honour You

May we too praise God, who alone can make us firm and immovable in faith, as we prepare for the coming of His Son, Jesus

Lord, keep our hearts prepared to accept whatever grace You give us

Lord, keep our hearts prepared to accept whatever grace You give us

During his public life Jesus taught us that we do not know the time of the coming of the Son of Man, whether at our own death or in judgement at the end of the wo

Father in Heaven, grant that just as Mary praised You in her Magnificat

Father in Heaven, grant that just as Mary praised You in her Magnificat

The Magnificat is a remembrance of all that God did in the long preparation for the coming of Jesus. God’s choice of Mary as the mother of Jesus came as the clim

Lord, grant us a heart like Mary’s

Lord, grant us a heart like Mary’s

Mary did not stay at home in the intimacy of her family to rejoice at the great thing that God had done for her.

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