March 10, 2016: A special prayer to celebrate women religious

March 10, 2016 by

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O loving and gracious God, Father of all, you bless your people in every time and season and provide for their needs through your providential care. Your Church is continually in need of sisters, brothers and priests to offer themselves in the service of the Gospel by lives of dedicated love. Open the

Open the hearts of your sons and daughters to listen to your call in their lives. Give them the gift of understanding
to discern your invitation to serve you and your Church. Give them the gift of courage to follow your call. May they have the spirit of young Samuel who

May they have the spirit of young Samuel who found fulfillment in his life when he said to you, “Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.” We ask this through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Redeemer. Amen.

~ From the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

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