Message from the Pastor
PRAYERS BEFORE TRAVEL
Many in our parish and school community will be traveling this summer and enjoying a renewing vacation. Here are two prayers that you may use as you prepare for your journey:
Lord Jesus Christ my God, be my Companion, guide and protector during my journey. Keep me from all danger, misfortune and temptation. By your divine power grant me a peaceful and successful journey and safe arrival. In you I place my hope and trust and you I praise, honor and glorify, together with your Father and the Holy Spirit now and forever and ever. Amen.
Lord Jesus, you traveled with the two disciples after the resurrection and set their hearts on fire with your grace. Travel also with me and gladden my heart with your presence. I know, Lord, that I am a pilgrim on this earth, seeking the citizenship which is in heaven. During my journey surround me with your holy angels and keep me safe from seen and unseen dangers. Grant that I may carry out my plans and fulfill my expectations according to your will. Help me to see the beauty of creation and to comprehend the wonder of your truth in all things. For you are the way, the truth and the life, and to you I give thanks, praise and glory forever. Amen.