A Prayer for the Family
Composed by St. Mother Teresa
Heavenly Father,you have given us the model of lifein the Holy Family of Nazareth.Help us, O Loving Father,to make our family another Nazarethwhere love, peace and joy reign.May it be deeply contemplative,intensely eucharistic,revived with joy.Help us to stay together in joyand sorrow in family prayer.Teach us to see Jesus in the members of our families,especially in their distressing disguise.May the eucharistic heart of Jesusmake our hearts humble like hisand help us to carry out our family dutiesin a holy way.May we love one anotheras God loves each one of us,more and more each day,and forgive each other's faultsas you forgive our sins.Help us, O Loving Father,to take whatever you giveand give whatever you take with a big smile.
Immaculate Heart of Mary,cause of our joy, pray for us.
St. Joseph, pray for us.
Holy Guardian Angels,be always with us,guide and protect us.