: a collect appropriate for a particular day of the church year.
The basic forms of prayer are adoration , contrition , thanksgiving and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S. The Liturgy of the Hours, the seven canonical hours of the Catholic Church prayed at fixed prayer times, is recited daily by clergy, religious and devout believers.
Loving heavenly Father, We come to you this hour asking for your blessing and help as we are gathered together. We pray for guidance in the matters at hand and ask that you would clearly show us how to conduct our work with a spirit of joy and enthusiasm. Give us the desire to find ways to excel in our work.
‘Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God . I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand… For I, the LORD your God , will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.
The collect (/ˈkɒlɛkt/ KOL-ekt) is a short general prayer of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy.
1a : to bring together into one body or place. b : to gather or exact from a number of persons or sources collect taxes. c : to gather an accumulation of (objects) especially as a hobby collects stamps. 2 : infer, deduce. 3 : to gain or regain control of collect his thoughts.
The most common prayer among Christians is the “Lord’s Prayer “, which according to the gospel accounts (e.g. Matthew 6:9-13) is how Jesus taught his disciples to pray .
What follows can help you learn how to pray . Prayer Has Four Simple Steps. Step 1: Address Heavenly Father. Step 2: Thank Heavenly Father. Step 3: Ask Heavenly Father. Step 4: Close in the Name of Jesus Christ. Praying in a Group. Pray Always, With Sincerity and With Faith in Christ. Prayers Will Always Be Answered.
Catholic Prayers Sign of the Cross . Our Father . Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles Creed . Nicene Creed . Guardian Angel Prayer . Prayer to St. Michael. the Archangel.
Steps to Start a Prayer Line Enlist listeners for your prayer line . Set up a free conferencing account to host your prayer line with up to 1000 people at a time. Pick a subject or topic to talk about on your prayer line in advance. Let your participants know that your prayer line is ready to go!
As we close this meeting, we ask you, Lord, to walk with us everywhere we go. Help us to keep your word in our hearts that we may not sin against you. Through Jesus’ name, we pray , Amen. Almighty God, thank you for giving us good health and enabling us to come to this place and glorify your name.
Tips When talking to God make sure you do so in a way that feels most comfortable to you. When writing to God , make sure to use pen and paper. It’s ideal to find a quiet space to talk to God . Read your religious scripture if that is your source of faith. To talk to God , open up your heart.
Loving God , I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
How do you ask God for a Sign ? “ Ask the LORD your God for a sign , whether in the deepest depths or in the highest heights.” – Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the LORD your God .’” – But Ahaz said, “I will not ask ; I will not put the LORD to the test.” –