Act of Contrition (traditional)
I am deeply sorry for offending Thee, and I abhor all my sins, not only because of thy just punishments, but also because they offend Thee; I firmly resolve, with Thy grace, to sin no more and to avoid the near opportunity of sin.
Act of Contrition (alternate form)
I sincerely regret my sins; I have sinned against you by choosing to do wrong and failing to do good; I firmly intend to do penance, to sin no more, with your assistance. Our Savior, Jesus Christ, suffered and died for us.
An Act of Contrition inspired by the Gospels
I return to you, like the prodigal son, and say, “I have sinned against you and am no longer worthy to be called your child,” writes Paul. “Christ Jesus, Savior of the world, I pray with the repentant thief whom you promised Paradise.”
An Act of Contrition inspired by the Gospels
Listen to my prayer, Lord Jesus: forgive all my sins, renew your love in my heart, and help me to live in perfect unity with my fellow Christians. You opened the eyes of the blind, healed the sick, forgave the sinful woman, and after Peter’s denial confirmed him in your love.
An Act of Contrition to Our Lord Jesus
May your peace find a home in my heart and bear fruit in the form of love, holiness, and truth.
An Act of Contrition to Jesus, the Lamb of God
Lord Jesus Christ, as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world, restore my friendship with your Father, cleanse me from every stain of sin in the blood you shed for me, and raise me to new life through the grace of the Holy Spirit.
An Act of Contrition inspired by Psalm 51
Jesus said in the Garden of Gethsemane, “Do not look on my sins, but take away all my guilt; create in me a pure heart, and renew within me an upright spirit.”
What is a Catholic prayer intention?
‘Many of the pilgrims who travel there today pray for a special intention,’ says the prayer group, which meets every Monday at 3 p.m. in St. Brigid’s Church to pray for the sick and special intentions.
What is the unity prayer?
Let the religions agree and make the nations one, so that they can see each other as one family and the entire earth as one home, and may they all live together in perfect harmony. Cement the hearts together, O God.
What is the most common Catholic prayer?
Our Father: Hallowed be Thy name, O God, Who art in heaven; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven; give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
What are the four types of Catholic prayer?
The Catholic Church’s tradition emphasizes four basic elements of Christian prayer: (1) Adoration/Blessing, (2) Contrition/Repentance, (3) Thanksgiving/Gratitude, and (4) Supplication/Petition/Intercession.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
What is an example of an intention?
A determination or plan to do something specific, such as going to nursing school, is an example of intention. The action or fact of intending. My intention was to marry a wealthy widow.
Is Psalm 91 a prayer?
Psalm 91 is frequently recited as a protection prayer, and some people say it before going on a journey.
What is the greatest community prayer?
Which of Jesus’ prayers is the Church’s most important prayer? The Lord’s Prayer is the Church’s most important prayer.
How do you practice affirmative prayers?
Listen to what you’re saying to our Father when you pray, and try to remove negative thoughts and negative energy to bring in positive emotions. If you don’t, you’re attracting negativity.
What is the Catholic prayer for healing?
“… Because you are the “medicine of God,” I humbly pray that you heal the many infirmities of my soul and the ills that afflict my body, and that you grant me the favor [name your favor] and the great grace of purity to prepare me to be the temple of the Holy Spirit.”
What is the most famous prayer?
The “Lord’s Prayer” is the most popular Christian prayer, and it is how Jesus taught his disciples to pray, according to the gospel accounts (e.g. Matthew 6:9-13).
What are the 5 types of Catholic prayers?
The Five Different Kinds of Prayer
- Type 1 u2013 Worship and Praise, which acknowledges God for who He is.
- Type 2 u2013 Petition and Intercession.
- Type 3 u2013 Supplication.
- Type 4 u2013 Thanksgiving.
- Type 5 u2013 Spiritual Warfare.
What is the correct way to pray to God?
Learn to Pray in 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 Faith in Christ.
What 4 Things Should prayer include?
Thanksgiving: Verbalize what you’re grateful for in your life and in the world around you. Supplication: Pray for the needs of others and yourself. Adoration: Give God praise and honor for who he is as Lord over all. Confession: Honestly deal with the sin in your prayer life. Thanksgiving: Verbalize what you’re grateful for in your life and in the world around you.