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Daily Catholic Morning Prayer

It is important to begin each day with a morning prayer, not to only ask for guidance during the day, but to also thank God for the much he has done for you thus far. Above all just being healthy is a gift in its self, we need to give thanks, prayer also helps us start the day on a positive note and seek Gods plan for the day ahead. More importantly, it is a perfect way to find the needed encouragement, peace and strength to face the day. As a result prayer invokes the presence of the Holy Trinity, connects us with God and helps us start the day on the right foot. Some great prayers morning prayers include prayers like:

Daily Catholic Morning Prayer

God our Father, I come before you this morning, I thank you for the gift of my life, the life of my family members and that of my friends.

Thank you Lord for directing, protecting, guiding, guarding, governing and taking care of me throughout the night. I have woken up because of your abundant Mercies and Grace.

Merciful God, this morning, I submit myself into your mighty hands, may you fill me with your wisdom and grant me good health as I undertake my every deed today.

Lord, Bless the work of my hands so that all that I do today may be fulfilling to me, helpful to humanity and may I do it according to your Holy Will and for the greater glory of your name.

Angel of the Lord, appointed by the Divine Mercy to be my guardian, enlighten, protect, direct and govern me this day. Amen.

Morning Prayer – Prayer to Start the Day

“Dear Lord, I do not know who or what will cross my path on this day. But I know that You are my rock and my fortress. As always You are my Shield and my Strong Tower. Please help me to attach myself to You today. Also, teach me how to stand strong in You and choose only Your way on this day. Help me walk in Your truth and not my feelings.

Lord help me embrace anything that comes my way as a chance to see You at work and as an opportunity to point others Your way. Father thank You for loving me and nothing can ever take that away from me! Even if I fail on this day and fall short, You whisper Your unconditional love deep into my soul and remind me that Your mercies are new every morning. That truly amazes me, Lord. Thank You for meeting with me today. Would You wake me again tomorrow with the same sweet whisper of Your love? I can’t wait to meet with You again. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.”

Wendy Blight

Morning Prayer – A Morning Prayer for courage

Lord, give me persistent winning courage as I go through this day. When I am tempted to give up, help me to keep going. Moreover grant me a cheerful spirit when things don’t go my way. Also, give me the courage to do whatever needs to be done. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.”

– Dr. Ray Pritchard

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Morning Prayer – Morning Prayer for Guidance

“Lord, help me not to depend on my own understanding but in everything acknowledge You above all, so that You can direct my words, thoughts, and actions. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.”

 – Sharon Glasgow.

Morning Prayer – Morning Prayer Offering to the Sacred Heart:

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of our Blessed Mother Mary, I offer to you my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day, this in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, the forgiveness for sin, and the reunion of all Christians. I offer them for the intentions of our bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer, and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month. Amen.

-Father Francois Xavier Gaulrelet

Morning Prayer – The prayer of Jabez

 “Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, ‘Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let Your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.‘”

-1 Chronicles 4:10

Morning Prayer – Morning Prayer for Renewal of Spirit

“Dear Lord, You have brought me to the beginning of a brand new day. Father as the world is renewed afresh and clean, so I ask You to renew my heart with Your strength and purpose. Please forgive my errors of yesterday and bless me to walk closer in Your way today. This is the day I begin my life anew; shine through me so that every person I meet may feel Your presence in my life. Please take my hand, precious Lord for I cannot make it on my own. Amen.”

-Author Unknown

Morning Prayer – Prayer to Start the Day

Dear Lord, please help me to remember what a big difference it makes when I make time with You a priority in my morning. Awaken me in body and spirit each day with a desire to meet with You and to hear You speak words of affirmation, assurance, and wisdom over my heart as I prepare to go into my day. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.”

– Traci Miles

Morning Prayer – Prayer at the Days Beginning

“Lord, one more day to love you!
O Lord Jesus, watch over me always, especially today, so I shall not betray you like Judas.
Lord, on this day I begin!
Jesus, shine through me and be so in me that everyone I come in to contact with may feel your presence in my soul.
My God, send me Your Holy Spirit to teach me who I am and who You are!
May the Passion of Christ be ever in our heart.
To be more with Him and not merely with oneself.”

Morning Prayer – Morning Prayer After Waking up

“I adore you, O my God, and I love you with all my heart. Father I give thanks to you for having created me, made me a Christian, and preserved me this night. I offer to you the actions of this day; granted that all of them may be according to your holy Will, and for your greater glory. Save me from sin and from all evil. Let your grace always be with me.

Amen.”

Morning Prayer – The Good Morning God Prayer

Good Morning God!
You are ushering in yet another beautiful day,
untouched and freshly new.
So here I am to ask you, God,
if You’ll renew me too.

Forgive the many errors that I made yesterday
and let me try again dear God
to walk closer in Your ways.

But Lord, I am well aware,
I can’t make it on my own.
So take my hand and hold it tight,
for I cannot walk alone. Amen”

Morning Prayer for Arising from Sleep

“O Master and Holy God, who is beyond our understanding: at Your word, the light came forth out of darkness. In your mercy, you gave us rest through a night-long sleep and raised us up to glorify your goodness and to offer to You our plea. Now, in your own tender love, accept us who adore You and give thanks to You with all our hearts.

Please grant us all our requests, if they lead to salvation; give us the grace of manifesting that we are children of light and day, and heirs to your eternal kingdom. Also in the abundance of your mercies, Dear Lord, remember all your people; all those present who pray with us; all our brethren on land, at sea, or in the air, in every place of Your kingdom, who call upon your love for mankind. Upon all, pour down your great mercy, that we, saved in both body and soul, may persevere unfailingly; and that, in our confidence, we may extol your exalted and blessed Name, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, always, now and forever. Amen”

Morning Prayer – Morning Offering to The Sacred Heart

“Just for today, help me, Dear God, to always remember that my life is a gift, and my health a blessing, that this is a new day filled with awesome potential, that I have the capacity to bring something wholly new and unique and good into this world.

Just for today, help me, God, to remember to be kind and patient to the people who love me, and to those who work with me too. Teach me to see all the beauty that I so often miss, and to listen to the silent longing of my own soul.

Just for today, help me, God, to remember You.

Let this be a good day, God, full of joy and love.

Amen.”

Morning Prayer to Ask for Aid

“Lord if I can do some good today; If I can serve along life’s way, If I can provide a helpful say, show me how.

Father if I can right a human wrong, If I can help to make someone strong, if I can cheer them with smile or song, please show me how!

If I can aid someone in distress, If I can make a burden any lighter, If I can spread more happiness, show me how.

Amen.”

Morning Prayer for Strength

“On this morning, I pray that you give me strength today, to be strong for You in this world full of temptations. You know that there are hurdles that I will have to overcome today. I pray that you be with me as I go through them. Carry me when I am too weak. Amen.”

Morning Prayer – A Prayer to Say Thank You

“Thank you.

I dwell on your goodness in my life.

Thank you.

In my heart I cherish your gift to me.

Thank you.

I notice the blessings of life, breath, loving and sharing. I am so very grateful.

Thanks for everything. Amen.”

Morning Prayer to God

“God in my waking, in my thinking,
God in my actions,
Take my everyday life and live in me. Amen.”

Morning Prayer – A Prayer for a Good Day


“Lord, I trust in your unfailing love, in your promises.
I give to you this day and all that it holds. 

May I walk in your goodness, 
knowing that your gentle hand will guide me,
and keep me. Amen.”


Inspirational morning prayer


“Father, please clear my sleepy head and fill my mind with expectation. Also
awaken my slow body and energize my heart with love in action.
Father ignite my spirit and set this day ablaze with promise.
Make the ordinary extraordinary.
Engage me, show me your kingdom alive.
Lord help me to see that every waking moment
Is full of promise because of you. Amen.”


Early morning prayer


“I come before you on this day, O Lord.
As the sun rises may your hope rise up in me.
Lord as the birds sing so may your love flow out of me.
As the light floods into this new day,
May your joy shine through me.
I come before you, O Lord 
and drink in this moment of peace,
That I may carry something of your hope, love, and joy
today in my heart. Amen.”

Morning Prayer – Prayer Quote

“My heart, O God, is resolute,
my heart is steadfast;
I will sing and make music.
Awake, my soul!
Awake, harp and lyre!
I will awaken the dawn.”

– Prayer quote(Psalm 57:7-8, NIV)

Morning Prayer – Prayer to Give Thanks for a New Day

“Dear Lord, thank you for allowing me to awake on yet another beautiful day. I am thankful for the beauty of the sun and Your other creations. Despite sometimes forgetting to announce my thanks, I am overjoyed by the wonders around me. Thank you for my life. In Jesus’ Name I pray. Amen.”

Morning Prayer – A Prayer for Strength to Tackle the Day

“Lord, I don’t know what lays before me today, but I commit it all to you. Please give me the strength and courage to get through the joys, challenges, and happenings of the day. I thank you for my life and for all that I have; I commit this day to you. No matter what happens, I know you have me in the palm of your hand. In Jesus’ Name I pray. amen.”

Morning Prayer- A Prayer for Guidance Through the Day

“Lord, I thank you for this day and ask that You would guide my path today. More specifically, my thoughts, words, and actions. Please be with me throughout the day and help me face whatever comes my way. Most importantly, help me to reflect and live out my life in a way that is honoring to you. In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.”

Morning Prayer for God to Use Us

“Lord, please use me on this day in any way you see fit. Father as You guide my thoughts and actions, please use me to bless others and for your purposes more broadly. Rather than seeking my own will, help me to be in line with Yours. Thank you, God, for all you do for me. In the name of your son Jesus, I pray. Amen.”

 Morning Prayer for Loved Ones

“Lord, it is so easy to focus on only my needs, but I ask that you would bless all those around me (consider inserting names). Please help my (children, friends, and family) to see, feel and experience your love. Please protect and heal my loved ones. Lord I thank you for the wonderful people I have in my life and I ask that you guide their paths and bring them closer to you. Amen.”

Gratitude Morning Prayer

“Heavenly Father,
I come before you to thank you for a brand new day.
Thank you, Lord, for giving me life.
Also for loving me.
What would I do without you, Lord.

Thank You Lord, for my home and the beautiful family.
For all the things I have and for the things I don’t have,
I do not worry about any of those things, because I know that
in the course of time you will provide them for me.
I love you, father.
In the name of Jesus, I pray.
Amen!”

Morning Prayers For Inner Peace

“Lord Jesus, I come before You now to I ask You

to wash my mind with your Blood.

Cleanse out all the darkness and negativity.

Please remove all anxiety and stress from my mind.

Lord clear away all worries, tension and panic.

I believe and declare that from this day forward,

my mind is clear and my body is relaxed.

So, Be it. Amen”

Morning Prayers For Protection and Safety

“Father, I come before you on this day,
to ask You to place a wall of protection
around me, my family, my friends, my home
my car, my properties, my pets
my workplace, my finances
and all that You have placed me to be in charge over.

Keep them all and me from harm,
protect us on our right and on our left.
Lord drive away darkness, danger, and negativity.
Cover us under your Mighty Wings.
Go before me Lord and clear my path.

In the Holy Name of Jesus, I Pray.
Amen.”

Morning Prayers Before Work

“Father in Heaven,
I come to You now in the Name of Jesus Christ.

In your word You said:
“Ask and it shall be given to you.
Seek and you shall find.
Knock and the door will be opened.”
Therefore, I enter Your presence
knowing that I can trust You.

Fill me with wisdom, so that I will be able to do my job properly.
Lord fill my heart with love, passion, and energy.
Help me to work to the best of my ability.
Allow me to excel in my work and bear fruits.
Enlarge my responsibilities at work and allow me to prosper.

In the Name of Jesus, I pray with thanksgiving.
Amen.”

Morning Prayer for your Children

“Dear Lord,
today I come to you in faith,
knowing that through you all things are possible.

I present my children before you and I ask you to guide them.
Please help them make good decisions
which will have a positive impact on their future.
Equip them for whatever plans you may have in store for them,
please help them to understand the necessity of
making time for You in prayer.
Lord let them hear Your inspiring voice
and the teachings of the wise people in their lives.

Give them peace of mind and boost their confidence
as they walk in this world.
I pray that they will find their place in life and in society
and not wander and waste the years of their lives.

Help them among their friends to courageously stand up for You
being example in words, in behavior, in love, in attitude,
in faith, and in purity.

Lord, please help my children to be good stewards of their abilities
and become the people you want them to be.

In the Holy name of Jesus,
I pray. Amen!”

Morning Prayer For Success

“Lord I now accept prosperity into my life.
I accept abundance into my life.
Also I accept success and well-being.

I speak into existence:
Perfect health for my body,
plentiful wealth for my family
and future generations.
uncompromised, overwhelming and
abundant love in my life.
Perfect happiness and joy in my heart,
clarity and peace in my mind.

Father, I speak these things in faith,
I activate them now
In the mighty name of Jesus Christ.

God, victory is now flowing into me.
Prosperity is near,
Success is mine.

I believe so, for the earth is the Lord’s my Father
as well as everything in it and all who live in it.

Thank you, Lord, my provider.
Heavenly Father thank you for bringing
them into my life.

In the Name of Jesus.
Amen!”

Morning Prayer – Prayer for Faith

“Father, my heart is heavy. I feel like I have to carry the burden alone. Words like overwhelmed, distressed and exhausted seem to describe me at the moment. I am not sure how to ask you to carry my heavy load, so please show me how. Take it from me Lord. Let me rest and be refreshed so that my heart will not be so burdened in the morning. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.”

– Ron Moore

Morning Prayer for Strength

“God, when I am weak, I know You can make me strong. Please guide me, mold me and make me into the person You want me to be. Please guide my heart and strengthen me if and when trials come into my path. In Jesus’ Name I pray, Amen.”

-Author Unknown

Morning Prayer for Affirmation

“Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.”

 -Isaiah 33:2 (NIV)

Morning Prayer for Wisdom

“Lord, please give me wisdom, not only to journey through my own day, but to also help others around me navigate their journey. Help me, Lord, to follow Your command to love You and to love others. I need Your guidance to live out the day and to honor You. Please help me. In the name of Your son Jesus I pray, Amen.”

-Author Unknown

Morning Prayer – Prayer Asking for Guidance

“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

 – Philippians 4:12-13 (NIV)

Our Audio Catholic Daily Readings are sourced from USCCB and the Daily Reflections are adapted from My Catholic Life

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