Prayer Calendar May 9

Intention for today

That Mary, the perfect disciple of Jesus, may be the model for all of us who are called to discipleship: a model of faith, hope and love. (Art. 152)

Prayer of intercesion: We pray for

For the souls in purgatory, and for him who will die first among us.

For blessing upon our priests and brothers who work in pastoral, educational and health care ministries.


Words of the Founder

O God, give me strength to conquer my evil habits; strength to fulfil my obligations with great fervour, especially such very important obligations as acts of great, very great hope! (La Trappe, 11/13/1837)