Lord Jesus, we ask You to help us to remain with You always, to be close to You with all the ardor of our hearts, and to take up joyfully the mission You have entrusted us to continue Your presence and spread the good news of Your resurrection. Amen. —Carlo Maria Martini, SJ (Jesuit Prayer App)
Lord Jesus, please free my heart from selfish desires that I may only have room for kindness, mercy, and goodness toward every person I know and meet. Thank you. Amen. (adapted) -DailyScripture.ServantsOfTheWord.org/Readings
Lord Jesus, please fill us with Your love and increase our thirst for holiness. Cleanse our hearts of every evil thought and desire and help us to act kindly and justly and to speak charitably with and of our neighbours. Amen. (adapted) - DailyScripture.ServantsOfTheWord.org/Readings
"Lord, give me only Your love and Your grace; that is enough for me. Amen." —Excerpt from the Suscipe Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola (Jesuit Prayer App)
"Lord Jesus, fill me with Your consuming love and set my heart free to love generously and to serve selflessly. Fill me with gratitude for all You have done for me, and increase my faith and loyalty to You who are My All, My Strength, and My Life. Amen." - Don Schwager © 2019.
"Loving God, I don’t always understand why things happen, but I know that You love me unconditionally. Help me to let go of my own desires so that I may grow closer to You. May my desire to know things never get in the way of loving You. Amen." —The Jesuit Prayer team (Jesuit Prayer App)
Jesus, I want to unite my life to Your life, my thoughts to Your thoughts, my affections to Your affections, my heart to Your heart, my whole self to Your self (and thereby enjoy) the reward of eternity. Thank you, Lord. Amen. —excerpts from a prayer by Jean-Pierre Medaille, SJ
"Lord Jesus, we ask You to help us to remain with You always, to be close to You with all the ardor of our hearts, to take up joyfully the mission You entrust to us to continue Your presence and spread the good news of Your resurrection. Amen." —Carlo Maria Martini, SJ (Jesuit Prayer App)
"Jesus – I know that you see me. I know you take note of all the things I might be going through, and you offer me your hand. As I journey, help me to maintain open eyes and an open heart – help me remember that everyone I see is worthy of love. Amen." —Eric Immel, SJ (Jesuit Prayer App)
"Good and gracious God, you look upon us with a compassionate gaze, not despising us for our shortcomings. Help us to take this same view of others, while at the same time looking within ourselves to strive to overcome our failings. Amen." —extract from a Lauren Gaffey prayer (Jesuit Prayer App...