M O R N I N G P R A Y E R
I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord” -Psalm 122:1Make the Sign of the Cross at every + +In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Make the Sign of the Cross over lips while saying: +O Lord, open my lips; And my mouth shall proclaim your praise. O S U N O F J U S T I C E O Sun of justice, Jesus Christ, Dispel the darkness of our hearts, Till your blest light makes nighttime flee And brings the joys your day imparts. In this our time acceptable, Touch every heart with sorrow, Lord, That turned from sin, renewed by grace, We may press on toward love’s reward. The day, your day, in beauty dawns When in your light earth blooms anew; Led back again to life’s true way, May we, forgiven, rejoice in you. O loving trinity, our God, To you we bow through endless days, And in your grace newborn we sing New hymns of gratitude and praise. Amen. A D O R A T I O N & T H A N K S G I V I N G Unto the King of ages, the immortal, invisible, and only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen. Heavenly Father, thank you for the innumerable blessing which I have received from your loving kindness, especially for having preserved me this night. M O R N I N G P R A Y E R 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, in reparation for my sins, for the intentions of all my relatives and friends, and in particular for the intentions of the Holy Father. Amen. Pope Francis’ 2020 Intentions: https://www.popesprayer.va/popes-prayer-intentions-2020/ P A T E R N O S T E R 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 who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen. A V E M A R I A Hail Mary, Full of Grace, The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of death. Amen. G L O R I A Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: As it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen. T H E A P O S T L E S’ C R E E D 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; the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into Heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God, the Father almighty; from thence He shall 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. T H E A N G E L U S The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. Hail Mary… Behold the handmaid of the Lord. Be it done unto me according to thy word. Hail Mary… And the WORD was made flesh. And dwelt among us. Hail Mary… Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God; That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ. Let us Pray: Pour forth, we beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts; that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and cross, be brought to the glory of His resurrection. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen. S A I N T M I C H A E L Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil; may God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen. S A I N T J O S E P H Oh St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession and obtain for me from your divine son all spiritual blessings through Jesus Christ, our Lord; so that having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers. Oh St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms. I dare not approach while he reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss his fine head for me, and ask him to return the kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, patron of departing souls, pray for us. Amen +Lord, bless me, protect me from all evil, and bring me to everlasting life. Amen. Here, a passage from scripture may be read, especially ones from the psalms and gospels, first praying: Lord Holy Spirit, Giver of Life: Enlighten my understanding. Enkindle my heart with the fire of Thy Love. Inspire me always to do Thy will. Let Thy light shine through me, so that all that I do may glorify Thee, to whom with the Father and the Son, be all honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.