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A Prayer for Peace

May the Spirit of Wholeness be with you,

Awakening healing power within.

May the Spirit of Harmony

Restore rhythms of body, mind and spirit.

May Love touch you, strengthen you, and give you peace.


Our Father, Sacred is Your Word

Our Father, who art in heaven, sacred is your Word. Your kingdom come, your words be heard on earth as they are in heaven. Give us today your sacred Word. Forgive our neglect of it in the past as we forgive those who neglect us. Lead us toward an encounter with you each time we delve into...

A Poem by Mother Theresa

This poem was written by Mother Theresa and is engraved on the wall of her home for children in Calcutta.

People are often unreasonable, illogical

And self-centered;

Forgive them anyway

If you are kind, people may

Accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives

Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will w...

Praying the Words of Cardinal Newman

God has created me to do Him some definite service; he has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. God has not created me for naught. I shall do good; I shall do His work. I shall be an angel of pe...

Saint Theresa's Prayer

May today there be peace within.

May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.

May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.

May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you.

May you be content knowing you are a...

A Sports Parent's Prayer

Lord, give me the eyes to see you in my children, your heart to love them and your gentleness to help them grow. Give me your wisdom to guide them and your strength when I need to let them go. Amen.

A Prayer for Transformation

Loving Father,
I invite you into my life today
and make myself available to you.
Help me to become the-best-version-of-myself
by seeking your will and becoming a living example
of your love in the world.
Open my heart to the areas of my life that need to change
in order for me to carry out t...

A Sports Parent's Prayer

God, I thank you for the wonderful blessing it is to watch my children play sports. Thank you for the smile that it brings to their face and for the ways in which sports help them to grow in virtue and skill. I ask that as they participate you protect them from injury and harm and bless them wit...

A Lenten Prayer for Ash Wednesday

God of goodness and mercy, Hear my prayer as I begin this Lenten journey with you. Let me be honest with myself as I look into my heart and soul, noticing the times I turn away from you. Guide me as I humbly seek to repent and return to your love.

May humility guide my efforts to be reco...

A Parent's Prayer

Dear Lord,

Thank you for the gift of sport in our family's life. May we always be grateful for the opportunity our children have to be physically active and have a team experience to learn and grow from. Help me have the Fortitude to guide my child in setting Goals that develop physical skills as well a...

A Sports Dad's Prayer

Thank you father, for the gift of my son/daughter(s),

and the opportunity to watch them play these games they love.

May I always be aware of the important role I play in these activities.

May I be for them a source of support, 

to lend an ear when they need to talk,

to encourage them when things are dif...

A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Parents


Thank you for the gift of my children,

and for the opportunity they have to participate in sports.

Thank you for the ways in which these sports

help them to grow in faith and virtue as well as skill.

Thank you for the friends they make,

and the community they share in.

Thank you for t...

A Sports Mom's Prayer

Lord, help me to remember I'm having fun ---

The chaos, the rushing, the meals on the run.

Don't let us forget the equipment we need, 

and not get delayed so we don't have to speed. 

May I cheer even if my child is benched,

or it's raining or snowing, and I'm cold and drenched.

And may I not right in mid...

A Parent's Prayer for Athletes

Lord, help my child to grow in humility and service through their sports experience. Help him (her) to be a good sport as he plays. May he always encourage others with a kind word and help others up when they fall. Help him to use his talents to bring you glory and to lead others closer to...

A Prayer for Those Involved in Sports

O God, you gave us bodies—
as well as minds and hearts—
with which to praise and worship you.

Our sports and exercises are a fitting use of gifts
and talents you have given us.

Bless our workouts and the games we play,
and those with whom we exercise or compete.

Give us strength, endur...

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