PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS
Spirit of eternal Love,
who proceeds from the Father and the Son,
we thank You for all the vocations
of apostles and saints which have enriched the Church.
Continue, we pray, this work of Yours.
Remember when, at Pentecost,
You descended on the Apostles gathered together in prayer
with Mary, the mother of Jesus,
and look upon your Church which today has
particular need of holy priests,
of faithful and authoritative witnesses of your grace;
she needs consecrated men and women,
who show the joy of those who live only for the Father,
who make their own the mission and the offering of Christ,
who build up in charity the new world.
Holy Spirit, eternal Spring of joy and peace,
it is You who open the heart and the mind to the divine call;
It is you who make effective every impetus
towards good, towards truth, towards charity.
Your “inexpressible groans”
rise up to the Father from the heart of the Church,
which suffers and struggles for the Gospel.
open the hearts and minds of young men and women,
so that a new flowering of holy vocation
may show forth the fidelity of your love,
And all may know Christ,
the true light come into the world
to offer to every human being
the sure hope of eternal life. Amen
by Blessed John Paul II
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50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations 04.21.2013
Send O Lord, Holy Apostles into your Church!
/Rogationist Seminary College
Prayer to Saint Hannibal
O Saint Hannibal, full of heavenly love
during your life here on earth
you lived faithfully according to the
interests of the Heart of Jesus.
You followed His Divine command
to pray for holy vocations to His church
and dedicated your life
for the poor and the little ones.
Intercede for us that we may be blessed
with an abundance of priestly, religious,
and lay vocations in the church;
Inflame our hearts with your love
that we may become holy
and edifying modern day
disciples of Christ.
I pray to you to obtain for me
from God the necessary grace
which I ardently desire
(mention your petition/s.
Bless me, O Saint Hannibal
and my family
that we may all live together
in unity, peace, and love.
Grant this through your intercession,
the graces of which your devotees
are in great need.
May all be for Gods glory
and the greater good of our souls,
St. Hannibal pray for us.
Send O Lord, Holy Apostles into Your church.
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