Catholicism & Prayers
O Mary, you always brighten our path as a sign of salvation and of hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, who, at the Cross, took part in Jesus’ pain while remaining steadfast in
faith. O loving Mother, you know what we need, and we are confident you will provide for us as at Cana in Galilee. Intercede for us with your Son Jesus, the Divine Physician, for those who have fallen ill, for those who are vulnerable, and for those who have died. Intercede also for those charged with protecting the health and safety of others and for those who are tending to the sick and seeking a cure. Help us, O Mother of Divine Love, to conform to the will of the Father and to do as we are told by Jesus, who took upon himself our sufferings and carried our sorrows, so as to lead us, through the Cross, to the glory of the Resurrection. Amen.
Under thy protection we seek refuge, O Holy Mother of God. In our needs, despise not our petitions, but deliver us always from all dangers, O glorious and blessed Virgin. Amen.
Adapted from the prayer of Pope Francis.
Let us pray:
St Joseph, guardian of the Holy Family, protect your family here on earth. Give us healing, strength, courage and most of all faith, hope and love to see us through this pandemic. We ask this in the names of Mary, your beloved spouse and Jesus the Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen.
A prayer for the New Year
Come, Holy Spirit, Spirit Of The Risen Christ,
Be With Us Today And Always Be Our Light, Our Guide, And Our Comforter.
Be Our Strength, Our Courage, And Our Sanctifier.
May This New Year Be A Time Of Deep Spiritual Growth For Us,
A Time Of Welcome Your Graces And Gifts, A Time For Forgiving Freely And Unconditionally,
A Time For Growing In Virtue And Goodness.
Come, Holy Spirit Be With Us Today And Always.