Prayer Before a Game


Almighty God,

You are the source of all our gifts and talents

As participants in (Insert Name) sports,

Please help us to represent You

As members of the Body of Christ,

In our attitudes, competition and actions.

Protect us from all injuries

And give us the strength to play our best

Using sound strategies

In a fun, fair and competitive way.

Help us to respect all that are here today;

Parents, fans, coaches, teammates,

Opponents and officials

Guide the coaches and officials

To aid us in playing in a Christ-like manner.

Amen.

Gary Roney, Athletic Director

Pittsburgh Catholic Youth Ministry, High School Athletics, Pittsburgh, PA