1. The Morning Offering
Morning Offering 2. The
Lord's Prayer 3. The
O Jesus, through the most pure heart of Mary and in
union of the most sacrifice of the Mass,
2. The Lord's Prayer
I offer to you my prayers
works, joys and sufferings of this day and I beseech you to give me
grace that I may not offend you but do thy holy will in all
Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed by Thy name.
Thy kingdom come: Thy will be done on earth,
3. The Hail Mary
as it is in heaven. Give
us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespass, as we forgive
trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; but
deliver us from evil.
Hail, Mary, full of grace; the Lord is with thee;
blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed was the fruit
4. Glory be to the Father
of thy womb,
Holy Mary, mother of Jesus, Pray for us sinners now and at the
hour of our death.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy
Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now and ever
5. The Apostles Creed
shall be, world
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of
heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord.
6. Act of Contrition
conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate, was
crucified, died and was
He descended to the dead; on the third he arose again and
ascended into heaven where he sits at the right hand
of God, the Father
Almighty; from thence He shall come again to judge the living and the
I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the
communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the
body and life everlasting.
O my God, I am very sorry for having offended you
and I beseech you to give me Thy grace never more to offend
7. Grace before and after meals
Bless us O Lord and these thy gifts which of Thy
bounty we are about to receive through Christ Our Lord.
8. Prayer to our Guardian Angel
We give thee thanks O almighty God
for all Thy benefits we
have received through Christ Our Lord.
O angel of God my guardian dear, to whom God's love
commits me here, ever this day be at my side,
9. Prayer of St. Patrick
to light and guard, to
rule and guide.
Christ be beside me, Christ be before me, Christ be
behind me, King of my heart.
within me, Christ be below me, Christ be above me, never to part.
Christ on my right hand, Christ on my left hand,
Christ all around me, shield in the strife.
Christ in my sleeping, Christ in my sitting, Christ in my rising, light
of my life.
Christ be in all hearts thinking about me, Christ be
on all tongues telling of me,
10. Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Christ be the vision in eyes that see me,
in ears that hear me, Christ ever be.
All highest glorious God, cast your light in to the
depths of my heart.
11. Prayer to the Holy Spirit
Give me right faith, firm hope, perfect charity, profound humility, with wisdom
so that I may do what is truly your holy
Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of the faithful and
enkindle in them with the fire of your Divine Love,
12. A night time prayer
send forth your
Spirit and they shall be created and Thou shall renew the face of the
Let us pray O God, who taught the hearts of the faithful by the
light of the Holy Spirit,
grant that we may be truly wise and ever
rejoice in His consolation.
Through Christ our
Here as I lie down to sleep, to God I give my soul to
If anything disturbs me, the Blessed Virgin awaken me.
Matthew, St. Mark. St. Luke, St. John, God bless this bed that I lie
(This prayer was taught to me by my Father when I was quite
Note: In addition to making time every day for prayer, it is also
important to make time to talk to your children. Listen to them at every
stage of their growth.