Prayers

| Our Father | The Apostles Creed | Glory Be |
| Nicene Creed | Liturgy of the Hours | Prayer of Abandonment | Prayer for the Deceased | Come Holy Spirit | Visit This House | May It Please You, O Lord | Pryer for Assistance O Lord God Almighty |

Our Father
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those whom trespass against us.
And lead us not in to temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

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The Apostles’ Creed
I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth,
and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died and was buried;
he descended into hell;
on the third day he rose again from the dead;
he ascended into heaven,
and is seated at the right hand
of God the Father almighty;
from there he will come to judge the living and the dead.

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. Amen.

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Glory Be
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever world without end.
Amen.

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Nicene Creed
I believe in one God,
the Father almighty,
maker of heaven and earth,
of all things visible and invisible.

I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,
the Only Begotten Son of God,
born of the Father before all ages.
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made,
consubstantial with the Father;
through him all things were made.
For us men and for our salvation
he came down from heaven,
and by the Holy Spirit
was incarnate of the Virgin Mary,
and became man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate,
he suffered death and was buried,
and rose again on the third day
in accordance with the Scriptures.
He ascended into heaven and is seated
at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again in glory
to judge the living and the dead
and his kingdom will have no end.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord,
the giver of life, who proceeds
from the Father and the Son,
who with the Father and the Son
is adored and glorified,
who has spoken through the prophets.
I believe in one, holy, catholic
and apostolic Church.
I confess one Baptism
for the forgiveness of sins
and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead
and the life of the world to come.
Amen.

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Liturgy of the Hours
Sometimes referred to as the Divine Office, this is the prayer of the Church. It is a 7 part prayer, each part is called an “Hour.” While it is most commonly prayed by priests and religious, it is supposed to be the prayer of the church, and all Christians are invited to share in this prayer which usually consists of a series of Psalms and biblical readings. To learn more about the liturgy of the hours visit Divine Office.org

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Prayer of Abandonment
Father,
I abandon myself in to your hands;
Do with me what you will.
Whatever you may do, I thank you;
I am ready for all, I accept all.
Let only your will be done in me
And in all your creatures –
I wish no more than this, O Lord
In to your hands I commend my soul;
I offer it to you with all the love of my heart
For I love you, Lord,
And so need to give myself,
To surrender myself in to your hands,
Without reserve, and with boundless confidence
For you are my father.
Amen.
        Charles de Foucauld

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Prayer for the Deceased
Eternal rest grant unto him/her (them), O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon him/her (them).
May he/she (they) rest in peace.
Amen.

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Come Holy Spirit
Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful and kindle in them the fire of Thy love.

V. Send forth Thy Spirit and they shall be created
R. And Thou shalt renew the face of the earth.

Let us pray:
O GOD, Who taught the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit, grant that, by the gift of the same Spirit, we may be always truly wise, and ever rejoice in His consolation. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Visit this Dwelling
Visit, we beg Thee, O Lord, this dwelling, and drive from it all the snares of the enemy; let Thy holy Angels dwell herein to keep us in peace; and let Thy blessing be always upon us. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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May it Please You, O Lord
May it please You, O Lord, to reward with eternal life all those who do good to us for your Name’s sake.
Amen.

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Prayer for God’s Assistance
Go before us, O Lord, we beseech Thee, in all our doings with Thy gracious inspiration, and further us with Thy continual help, that every prayer and work of ours may begin from Thee, and by Thee be duly ended. Through Christ our Lord.
Amen.

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O Lord God Almighty
O Lord God Almighty, King of kings, Lord of rulers, in whose hand all victory rests and all war is destroyed, grant me that Thy hand may strengthen my heart so I may fight well and act courageously so my enemies may fall before my sight. May they fall as did Goliath fall before Thy servant David, as did the people of the Pharaoh in the Red Sea before Moses, as did the Philistines before the people of Israel, as did Amalech before Moses, and as did the Canaanites before Joshua, so may my enemies fall beneath my feet. May all who come against me be dispersed and God destroy their weapons and shatter their swords. They will melt in my sight as wax in the face of fire so all the peoples of the earth will know that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ has been invoked over me. May Thy Name, O Lord, be made great over my adversaries, O Lord, God of Israel.

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