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Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II:
Antiphon: 1043
Psalm: 1298

Christian Prayer:
Antiphon: 687
Psalm: 820

Lord, open my lips.
And my mouth will proclaim your praise.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Psalm 67

O God, be gracious and bless us
and let your face shed its light upon us.
So will your ways be known upon earth
and all nations learn your saving help.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the nations be glad and exult
for you rule the world with justice.
With fairness you rule the peoples,
you guide the nations on earth.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

The earth has yielded its fruit
for God, our God, has blessed us.
May God still give us his blessing
till the ends of the earth revere him.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now,
and will be for ever. Amen.

Ant. Today if you hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts.

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No Image Deacon DeWayne on February 22nd, 2024 at 21:17

Almighty God thanks for this day and your many blessings. I pray for all broken families especially for my wife and her father. I pray that all the tests comes back negative for him and his stay in the hospital short. During this Lenten season of reconciliation may they open their hearts to forgive.

No Image Anthony on February 22nd, 2024 at 20:16

Prayers in thanksgiving for your many blessings, and giving us strength to overcome difficulties. Prayers in celebration of the Feast of the Chair of St Peter the Apostle. May the teaching authority of your Catholic Church remain strong and faithful to Jesus, our Savior.

No Image Lisa Cunningham on February 22nd, 2024 at 19:03

Abba Father, if it is Your will, remind world leaders that peace must be sought always and forever. Real people are giving their lives in Ukraine, Israel, and other nations. Wars must be stopped and negotiations take place so that no more will die senselessly. In Jesus' name we pray, amen!

No Image Henry Guay on February 22nd, 2024 at 11:28

Lord I pray for my community that they may receive all the graces that Thou shares from Thy heart. During this Lenten Season, let us hear your voice in our hearts that we may discern Your will for us. Let us also turn to the Immaculate Heart for support as we pick up our cross and walk with thee.

No Image G A on February 22nd, 2024 at 10:47

Please pray for my friend, Jane, age 78, who is having complications from a back fracture surgery and for friend, Manny, who has had a brain bleed and is recovering from surgery. -Thank you-

No Image Mark Alfaro on February 22nd, 2024 at 10:35

Please pray for my friend Todd that he may find work to support his family.

No Image Girlie Lactao on February 22nd, 2024 at 8:08

Dear Lord God, Thank you for blessing us. How can we continue to live without you? That would be living in doom and despair. But here you are: ever-present, active, and responsive. You know us so well. You know our needs. You answer in your own time according to your will. Thank you, Father God.

No Image Thomas Hassen on February 22nd, 2024 at 7:55

Prayer community, I come to you and humbly ask for prayers for Leslie and Stacey. Both are battling significant health issues. I pray that theLord watches over them and, if it is will, bring them back to full health. I also pray for their families, that they may put their trust in the Lord. Thanks U

No Image gabigale on February 22nd, 2024 at 7:48

Our Lord and God, please protect our niece, nephew and friend who are traveling this weekend. Our Healing Lord, give Robbie and his doctors Your Guidance for successful conclusion to Robbie's issues. Keep our minds focused on the meaning of this Lenten Season. In Jesus' Name we pray. Amen

No Image sol on February 22nd, 2024 at 7:03

Please pray for one of my daughters who is going through a lot of heartbreak with one of her children she needs lots of prayers

No Image Jency Digrazia on February 22nd, 2024 at 6:39

Please pray for my husband Kenan as he has to give an interview today for a job. We have been praying earnestly to God for more than a year for a job. We trust only in God & we ask for your prayers that he pass the interview and get this job so we can move out of his parents' house & start a family

No Image Al on February 22nd, 2024 at 6:14

For my son Andrew who is suffering from Crohn's disease, that he may be healed

No Image John B. on February 22nd, 2024 at 0:04

In gratitude for the answered prayers of yesterday

No Image Marie-Lou Dauharry on February 22nd, 2024 at 0:00

Jesus, renew & deepen the faith of all religious orders to guard, defend "the sheep against the wolves". May their leadership bring unity in the Church as one body in Christ. Help us to be deeply rooted in our faith as we have received the keys to Heaven & are protected against the gates of hades.

No Image Scott Joyner on February 21st, 2024 at 22:38

Dear Divine Office friends, Please pray that I find adequate housing for me and my dog. Thank you.

No Image Justin Yang on February 21st, 2024 at 20:53

For my school community friends, family, and faculty. For me and my family, including my grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.

No Image Beverly Norelius on February 21st, 2024 at 19:34

May I be thankful for the anointing I received from our Bishop two days ago. His prayers for my continuing return to good health were simple and sincere. I am indeed blessed to have him as a true friend. He rescued me from the snares of the devil and blessed me with peace.

No Image Tim Shirk on February 21st, 2024 at 18:16

Jerry Hastings who just learned of cancer of duodenum and pancreas. It's progressed. He,s suffering and weak. Asking for healing, increase of faith in Jesus and his spiritual wellbeing. And support for his wife and kids.

No Image Roman Smith on February 21st, 2024 at 15:50

Please pray for my sister, who has turned away from God in doubt and has been living a life of sin, letting her non-binary identity overtake her life. Please pray that the Lord may shine His Divine Grace on her and show her that the one thing she should really be searching for is Him.

No Image Friar Daniel on February 21st, 2024 at 12:00

That the Will of God be done in all my plans and that God help me to accept whatever comes in my way good or bad

No Image Diane on February 21st, 2024 at 11:22

My Savior, thank You for Your gifts of mercy and grace. If it is Your Will, please Lord, bring my sons & their families back to Your Holy banquet table and the Holy Sacraments of The Holy Catholic Church that You have provided for their salvation. I beg of You Lord to please hear my prayers.

No Image Merle Miller on February 21st, 2024 at 9:38

Praise be to God, and gratitude for all who offered prayer for my grandson's employment situation...God has answered with a contract position at the local university that may well become permanent! Sending prayers of thanksgiving and praise for this wonderful answer!

No Image Juan Diaz on February 21st, 2024 at 9:14

Please pray for all the staff at Ciudad de los ninos and all orphanages around the world. That we may be united and at peace while we serve the children and try to give them a better future. May we all draw closer to God and give him Glory.

No Image pjbliujus on February 21st, 2024 at 8:07

Lord Jesus thank you for filling the needs of all of the people we have promised to pray for. We trust in your loving care for each of them. We especially ask your intersession with J.B. for healing, and a young girl who was attacked that she may find peace and her attackers will be apprehended.

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