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Prayer for Young Learners

Father of all mercies We ask that you would bless the youngest and littlest of learners, the most helpless and powerless of persons, with Your infinite and loving mercy, granting them the strength to learn, concentrate, and act in love towards their teachers and fellow students. We also ask that You would watch over them,

February 17th, 2017|

We are a Family: Strenna 2017

Prayer to the Holy Family Jesus, Mary and Joseph, In you we contemplate The splendour of true love; to you we turn with trust. Holy Family of Nazareth, Grant that our families too may be Places of communion and prayer, Authentic schools of the Gospel And small domestic churches. Holy Family of Nazareth, May families

February 6th, 2017|

A Prayer of Remembrance

God of Consolation, Every time we mark an anniversary that recalls a time of war or an act of violence, we struggle to make sense of our world. As time moves on, remind us of the call to remain open-hearted. May our memory not harden into fear and anger, but pulse with compassion and generosity.

November 4th, 2016|

Prayer for our Students before Exams

Dear Father, Source of all wisdom, help our students to use their time and intelligence wisely as they prepare for exams. Help them to dispose themselves to listen to your Holy Spirit so that you may place them in a state of prayer and lead them to understand that the supreme wisdom is knowing your

October 24th, 2016|

Spring Prayer

Dear God, Spring is a metaphor for change. Some changes we eagerly await, and some we abhor. Some changes we plan and others arrive uninvited. To all these changes we ask the gift of Your perspective beckoning us to expectation, hope, and rebirth. May the sunlight and the rain be reminders that You are

October 7th, 2016|

Prayer for Generosity

Lord, teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not the heed the wounds, to work and not to seek for rest, to labour and not to ask for reward, all except for the knowledge that I am

September 8th, 2016|

Prayer for Justice

Father, you have given all peoples one common origin. It is your will that they be gathered together, As one family in yourself. Fill the hearts of humankind with the fire of your love And with the desire to ensure justice for all. By sharing the good things you give us, May we secure

August 25th, 2016|

The Snowflake Prayer

Thank You, God, For the gift of winter. For the cold frosty snow And shimmering icicles, For the frozen lakes and rivers, And most of all for snowflakes, Ever so beautiful, so special, So one of a kind. Let them remind me that I am like that in Your eyes, So beautiful, so special, So

August 12th, 2016|

Prayer

Family: The show opens with a song about what is important to the Addams Family: WHEN YOU'RE AN ADDAMS, YOU NEED TO HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOUR WHEN YOU'RE AN ADDAMS, YOU'RE OBLIGATED TO THE CLAN IT'S FAMILY FIRST AND FAMILY LAST AND FAMILY BY AND BY WHEN YOU'RE AN ADDAMS, THE STANDARD ANSWERS DON'T

August 1st, 2016|

Prayer

Lord God, At the beginning of this new term teach us to be your hands and feet. At the beginning of this new term teach us to love as you love us. At the beginning of this new term teach us to pray for those in need. So that You are honoured and glorified. Amen.

July 13th, 2016|

The Reconciliation Church Prayer

God of all creation, as we journey together in this Great Southern Land, we pray for healing forgiveness and unity, creating a path of good will, with justice and compassion. Jesus through the power of your love, you have given us the courage, wisdom and strength to share our gifts and talents in humility. In

June 16th, 2016|

Autumn Prayer

O God of Creation, you have blessed us with the changing of the seasons. As we embrace these autumn months, May the earlier setting of the sun remind us to take time to rest. May the crunch of the leaves beneath our feet remind us of the brevity of this earthly life. May the steam

May 19th, 2016|

Easter Blessing Prayer

God of Good Friday and God of Easter As again we take on our lips that joyous and explosive greeting ‘Christ is risen’ May we take into our hearts, together with all your people ‘the beautiful but harsh truth that our faith in you does not cut us off from the world but immerses us

April 26th, 2016|

ST. PATRICK’S BREASTPLATE

    St. Patrick's Breastplate is a popular prayer attributed to one of Ireland’s most beloved patron saints. According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in 433 A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting the Irish King Leoghaire and his subjects from paganism to Christianity. (The term breastplate refers to a piece of armour worn

March 17th, 2016|

Prayer for Kindness

Prayer for Kindness Dear Jesus, During this time of Lent help me to lie with enthusiasm; To see a lonely person and talk to them To give a word of encouragement to someone who is struggling To be patient with a friend even when they are wrong To donate to charity even though world hunger

March 1st, 2016|

Prayer

God, you created us as one human family to care for our brothers and sisters throughout the world. We pray that during this time of Lent, we will heed Pope Francis’ call ‘to satisfy the demands of justice, fairness and respect for every human being.’ Help us to work together to ensure that all men

February 15th, 2016|Tags: |

Christmas Prayer

We celebrated the end of year in many ways, finishing a year of fun, learning and working together. We thank God for the many opportunities and experiences we have shared together. We know Christmas is nearly here, but the question is – Are we ready? Reflection: (shared at the yr 7 final mass) Are we

December 14th, 2015|