An Athlete's Prayer
Today Lord we praise and thank you for the gift of playing the great game of (fill in your sport). We ask you to give us the grace to practice the virtues of perseverance and respect in and through our play. Help our team and our opponents play to the best of our abilities, keep us safe and strong and free from injury. And most importantly, Lord, help us to have fun in our play together recognizing your presence among and within this game.