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Looking for a prayer for a specific group or purpose? Gray boxes above each post designate "categories" such as Coach Prayers, Athlete Prayers, Team Prayers and Parent Prayers. Click on a category below to get a list of similar prayers. Prayers are also sort-able by "tags" within each post that you can click on.

A Lenten Prayer for Good Friday

Jesus, no one knows change better than you. You died on the cross, and three days later you rose from the dead. Forty days later you ascended into heaven and left the world transformed for the rest of time. Help me to transform my soul, to die to sin and death and be reborn in your love a...

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.

Amen.

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...

An Athlete's Prayer for Sports Parents

God, thank you for the gift of my family and the sacrifices they make so that I can play sports. Thank you for their love and support, thank you for the hours they spend driving me to practices and games, sitting in the stands, and lending an ear when I need to talk through a diffi...

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 for Sports

Dear Lord,

I praise you for the dormancy of wintertime. May I use these days to reflect upon my many blessings, namely the incredible gift of my children.

Guide me Lord in being a positive role model for my children. In particular help me to model respectful relationships within the sport aren...

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

Lord,

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...

The Our Father

Sometimes it's a great idea to simply return to the prayer that Jesus taught us. We can pray the Our Father with our team before or after practices and games. Because it's a well known prayer, we can also ask parents and anyone else gathered to pray with us as we begin our activity.

Our Father, Who art in...

A Parent's Prayer

All praise to You, Lord Jesus,
Lover of children:
Bless our family,
And help us to lead our children to You.

May the gift of sport in which our children participate,

Be for our family a source of fun and a way to glorify You.

May we support our children in all the efforts,

And help make sports a...

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