Personal and Devotional Prayers

Priest: Let us pray to the Lord.

People: Lord have mercy.

Priest: O Creator and Author of the human race; Giver of all spiritual Graces, Bestower of eternal Salvation: do You, the same Lord, send down Your Holy Spirit with a blessing from on high upon this (name of object being blessed), that, fortified by the might of Your heavenly protection, it may be potent unto bodily salvation and help and aid unto all who shall make use of it; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Who together with You, the Eternal Father, and Your All Holy, Good and Life‑creating Spirit, we send up glory, both now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.


The Fruits of True Prayer

Prayer is doxology, praise, thanksgiving, confession, supplication and intercession to God. "When I prayed I was new," wrote a great theologian of Christian antiquity, "but when I stopped praying I became old." Prayer is the way to renewal and spiritual life. Prayer is aliveness to God. Read More