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Prayers

Below are prayers by Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, taken from the Shrine’s Treasury of Prayers.

Oh Father, the first rule our dear Savior’s life was to do Your Will. Let His Will of the present moment be the first rule of our daily life and work, with no other desire but for its most full and complete accomplishment. Help us to follow it faithfully, so that doing what You wish, we will be pleasing to You. Amen.

Lord Jesus, who was born for us in the stable, lived for us a life of pain and sorrow, and died for us upon a cross; say for us in the hour of death, “Father, forgive,” and to Your Mother, “Behold your child.” Say to us, “This day you shall be with Me in paradise.”

Dear Savior, leave us not, forsake us not. We thirst for You, Fountain of Living Water. Our days pass quickly along. Soon all will be consummated for us. Into Your hands we commend our spirits, now and forever. Amen.