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Daily Prayers with the Saints

Daily Prayers with the SaintsExperience the friendship and spiritual guidance of hundreds of saints, one for each day of the year. The prayers are written with the Saint’s special patronage in mind.

If you desire to grow in holiness, the prayers given here will point you in the right direction, and your friends in Heaven will lead you by the hand and never let go!

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Find a prayer for every day of the year

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Forward from the book

Fr. John H. Hampsch, C.M.F.
Director, Claretian Teaching Ministry
1999

An overweight man, struggling to mount his horse, prayed, “All you saints of Heaven, help me!” He then leaped up on the horse, propelling himself over the saddle and tumbling off on the opposite side. “All right,” he said, “only half of you help me this time!”

Saints can be powerful intercessors. In fact, even before being “beatified”—i.e., deemed worthy of the title “Blessed”—it’s required that their God-sourced power be proven by a rigorously authenticated major miracle attributed to them after their death. And that power must be further proven by a subsequent authenticated miracle to entitle them to the appellation of “Saint.” These Church-recognized special friends of God, we are reminded by Vatican II, are to be venerated, imitated and invoked.

In the strictest theological sense, Catholics don’t pray “to” any angel or saint (even the Virgin Mary), but we do ask them to pray with us and for us (as in the Hail Mary: “pray for us sinners…”). Invoking the intercession of saints is made delightful and easy by the calendared structure of this book. Each prayer can easily be tailored to the reader’s life situations by inserting particular needs and specific people into the wording.

May we all experience the loving exercise of the saints’ power, which they delight in exercising in our lives. Even when mounting a horse!


More help from Saints

 

Saint Alexius

July 17

Saint-Alexius.jpgPrecious Lord, Saint Alexius ran away from home disguised as a beggar in order to pursue his vocation.  Later, he returned as a beggar, keeping his true identity hidden, but his parents who were kind to the needy invited him in.  For seventeen years they let him live in a corner under their stairs, seeing him only as a homeless man.  There, he prayed and taught the Faith to children.  I ask him to intercede for the homeless.  Lead them to ministries and organizations that will supply their needs and draw out the gifts they can offer.  O Jesus, fill my heart with Your kindness toward them.  Saint Alexius, pray for us.  Amen.


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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

July 16

Our-Lady-of-Mount-Carmel.jpgHeavenly Father, Our Lady of Mount Carmel lived a life of piety and contemplation in nearby Nazareth. Mount Carmel is where Elijah proved that You are greater than pagans gods.  Later, the Carmelites became a religious order devoted to contemplative prayer under her protection, and when its general, Saint Simon Stock, prayed for her help, she appeared to him and showed him a scapular for his order to wear.  She said: “It is the sign of salvation, a safeguard in dangers, a pledge of peace and of the covenant.”  I ask Our Lady of Mount Carmel to pray for my protection, help me to live out my salvation, and fill my life with Your peace.  Blessed Mother, pray for me.  Amen.


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Saint Bonaventure

July 15

Saint-Bonaventure.jpgHoly Spirit, Saint Bonaventure was one of the greatest thinkers of the Middle Ages, exceptionally gifted in his soul, mind, and personality.  I ask him to pray for me to make the most of my talents, my intelligence, and my spirituality.  Help me, O Lord, to take none of these for granted but to strive to put them to the best possible use and to become all that You created me to be.  Show me what You have given to me, and make me uncomfortable when using my gifts for any purpose other than to serve You.  Bless and purify my imagination, my dreams, my goals, and my understanding.  Saint Bonaventure, pray for me.  Amen.


QUOTES by Saint Bonaventure

If we are on fire with longing for our heavenly home in our hearts, we will have no difficulty in enduring exterior cold. >>

In all your actions, in all your words, whether you walk or eat, whether you speak or keep silent, whether alone or in company, lift your eyes to Him as your model. By this you will inflame your love you will increase your confidence in Him, you will enter into a holy familiarity of Him, and you will become perfect in every kind of virtue. >>


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Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

July 14

Blessed-Kateri-Tekakwitha.jpgJesus My Lord, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was the daughter of a pagan Mohawk chief.  A Jesuit missionary converted her, and then her relatives shunned her.  They attacked her beliefs, resented her for refusing to work on Sundays, and insulted her prayer life.  This did not deter her from practicing the Faith.  Now she is the patron of people who are ridiculed for their piety.  I ask her pray for the needs of Native Americans, especially those whose rights have been abused, and to intercede for me when people reject the way I express my faith or ridicule my methods of working toward holiness.  Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, pray for us.  Amen.


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