Daily Reflection with Fr. Tomas Del Valle-Reyes

Dear Friends: Praying is not easy. Our daily routine calls for our full attention. And the world around us puts little value on prayer; our lives are full of material things but at the same time are getting emptier in God’s value.

For this reason, I will post a daily reflection and as you visit this site may the Holy Spirit within you come to your aid and guide you gently to the God who loves you

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Mother's Day Prayers

God our Creator, we pray:
for new mothers, coming to terms with new responsibility ; 
for expectant mothers, wondering and waiting; for those who are tired, stressed or depressed; 
for those who struggle to balance the tasks of work and family; 
for those who are unable to feed their children due to poverty;
for those whose children have physical, mental or emotional disabilities;
for those who have children they do not want; 
for those who raise children on their own; 
for those who have lost a child; 
for those who care for the children of others; 
for those whose children have left home; 
 and for those whose desire to be a mother has not been fulfilled. 
Bless all mothers, that their love may be deep and tender, and that they may lead their children to know and do what is good, living not for themselves alone, but for God and for others.
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