Powerful Short Prayers

A collection of powerful short prayers and invocations to be said either at the commencement of prayer time or throughout the day.

A Powerful Prayer to be said before Praying

Almighty Father, I place the Precious Blood of Jesus before my lips before I pray, that my prayers may be purified before they ascend to Thy divine Altar. Amen.
(St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi)

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Prayer from the Divine Office

Direct, we beseech Thee, O Lord, all our actions by Thy holy inspiration, and carry them on by Thy gracious assistance so that every prayer and work of ours may begin always from Thee and through Thee be happily ended. Amen.

Mother of Divine Grace, pray for us.


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The Angel of Peace Prayer


My God, I believe, I adore, I hope, and I love Thee. I ask pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not hope, and do not love Thee. Amen.
(Angel of Peace to the Fatima seers, 1916)


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Come Holy Spirit
(Veni Sancte Spiritus)

Come Holy Ghost, fill the hearts of Thy faithful and enkindle in them the fire of Thy love.

V: Send forth Thy Spirit and they shall be created,
R: And Thou shalt renew the face of the earth.

Let us pray.
O God, Who didst instruct the hearts of the faithful by the light of the Holy Spirit, grant us in the same Spirit to be truly wise, and ever rejoice in His consolation. Through Christ our Lord. Amen
(Partial Indulgence; 1968)


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Prayer of Surrender (Suscipe Domine)

St. Ignatius Suscipe Domine Prayer

Take Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all I have and possess. Thou hast given all to me. To Thee, O Lord, I return it.

All is Thine, dispose of it wholly according to Thy will. Give me Thy love and Thy grace, for this is sufficient for me. Amen.
(St. Ignatius of Loyola)


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Christ, I believe in Thee, the ultimate good. Thou only art the King of Kings, I adore and worship only Thee.


God bless us and the Virgin protect us!
(Virgin of Revelation to Bruno Cornacchiola, 1947)



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