Daily Prayer 8/16

Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Morning Offering:

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, for the salvation of souls, the reparation of sins, and the reunion of all Christians. In particular, we offer up the intentions of the Holy Father this month. That World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, will help young people to live and witness the Gospel in their own lives. Amen

Daily Prayer:

Heavenly Father, today I pray for Holy Mother Church, remembering these words from St. Eugene de Mazenod, founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate:

“She raises her children who have fallen. She strengthens them when they are weak. She enlightens them in their doubts. She causes them to share in the spiritual riches which the Divine Spouse has entrusted to her as a treasure to be dispensed.” Amen

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