Sunday, August 23, 2009


St. Lawrence
Vatican to Prepare Document on Seminarians
The Vatican is aiming to prepare a "brief, forceful and very clear" document on the formation of seminarians as one of the elements to close the Year for Priests....
Remember to pray for all seminarians.
Daily Prayer for a Seminarian
Until his Ordination to the Priesthood

(Used by the Curé D'Ars Prayer Group Members)

O Jesus, Eternal High Priest,
I offer You through Your Immaculate Mother Mary,
Your own Precious Blood, in all the Masses throughout the world, as petition for graces for all seminarians, Your future priests, especially for......

Give them humility, meekness, prudence, and a burning zeal for soul. Fill their hearts with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Teach them to know and love the church, that they may always and everywhere speak, act, and think with her, the glorious spouse of Christ.

Teach them generosity and detachment from wordly goods; but above all, teach them to know You and to love the One and Only Eternal Priest. good Shepherd of Souls, hear this my prayer for saintly priests.
Prayer and picture of St. Lawrence courtesy of The Curé d'Ars Prayer Group