Pray every day

may 11 2021

May 11 morning

2504 have prayed

With Jesus in the morning

A new day dawns. You have before you a new gift. Give thanks for the day. Today’s Gospel reminds us that we are not alone: “If I do not go, the Defender will not come to you” (John 16: 5-11). How is your relationship with the Holy Spirit? Is the Spirit sufficiently present in your daily life? Thank the Spirit this morning for his constant silent presence and ask him to encourage and guide all your thoughts, words and actions today. Offer all your efforts today for the intention of the Pope. Our Father…

May 11 morning

May 11 afternoon

1349 have prayed

With Jesus during the day

Pause to gauge the state of your heart. Pope Francis reminds us that “hundreds of millions of people are still mired in extreme poverty and lack food, housing, medical care, schools, electricity, clean water and adequate and essential sanitation services.” Are these perhaps some of the realities that the Pope describes around you? What has been your reaction and action when you come across any of these realities today? Ask the Lord for the grace to have your ears and hearts attentive to the cry of so many men and women who suffer around you.

May 11 afternoon

May 11 night

1341 have prayed

With Jesus in the night

Take a break to close out the day. Focus on your breathing. Relive the day following with your imagination the things that you have had to work with. Be grateful for the means at your fingertips: clothes, food, things around the house. What else do you specifically want to be thankful for? Are there things that don’t help you, distract you, or make you attached? Ask for forgiveness and propose to share what you have. Hail Mary…

May 11 night