My Mother And Father
O Almighty God, you told us to honour our father and mother. In your loving kindness hear my prayer for my parents.
Give them long lives and keep them well in body and spirit. Bless their labours; keep them always in your care. Bless them generously for their loving care for me. Grant that, through your grace, I may always be their support and comfort, and that, after our life together on earth, we may experience the joy together praising you forever. Amen.
Grant us, O Lord Jesus, to imitate faithfully the example of your Holy Family and to make our home another Nazareth. May peace, love and happiness prevail within.
Grant us the grace to be the parents we should be for our children and that our children will find solid support for their human dignity and for their growth in truth and love within the embrace of our home.
Grant us that when the time comes for each of us to go to the everlasting home you have prepared for us, your glorious Mother and St. Joseph will take us to You, where we will sing your praises for all eternity. Amen.
O Heavenly Father, I commend my children unto Thee. Be Thou their God and Father and mercifully supply whatever is wanting in me through frailty or negligence.
Strengthen them to overcome the corruptions of the world, to resist all solicitations to evil, whether from within or without and deliver them from the secret snares of the enemy.
Pour Thy grace into their hearts, and confirm and multiply in them the gifts of Thy Holy Spirit, that they may daily grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ and so, faithfully serving Thee here, may come to rejoice in Thy presence hereafter. Amen.
Dear St. Ann, you were truly twice blessed to have our blessed Mother as your daughter and Jesus our Saviour as your grandson.
Every period of our life has its responsibilities as well as its joys. Help me to understand where my duties lie in my family and to carry them out dutifully.
Take care of my family, my children, and their children. Inspire them to follow your Grandson and lead truly Christian lives.
Keep all of us in your loving care. Never let us turn away from Jesus and help us to receive the joy of entering into your Grandsons’ Glorious presence forever.
Good St. Ann pray for all grandparents. Amen.