Opening Prayer

Together:
+ O God, may we discover for ourselves St Augustine’s secret to happiness: to fall in love with You is the greatest romance, to seek You, the greatest adventure, to find You, the greatest human achievement.

*Pick one of the two below. Repeat it when you do another guide until it’s memorized, then do the next one.

The Greatest Commandment Prayer (The Shema)

  • Teach us to live out Your greatest commandment: “Listen! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone! Therefore, you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.” -Deu 6:4-5*

*When Jesus was a boy, St Joseph taught Him to memorize and pray always these words.
Jesus told Venerable Sister Consolata Betrone: “The more that you love Me, the happier you will be!”

Choose Life & Blessing Prayer

  • Help our family choose life: “Today, I set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life by loving God, obeying His voice and clinging to Him!” -Deu 30:19-20

Hail Mary…

O Mary, your radiance never ceases! +Amen.