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Dec 13, 2017

Write Your Own Holy Card

Jeff Cavins
As Catholics, we’re used to praying prayers that we find on holy cards. It’s a beautiful tradition, but sometimes it can feel like the prayer we are praying is hard to fully make our own. In this episode, Jeff reminds us that we don’t have to be saints to write our own carefully crafted prayers—prayers that help us enter more fully into the different seasons of our life. After listening, you might just want to write your own holy card.


 Jeff’s Prayer to St. John Paul II
John Paul II, 
Pray for me that I would come to understand God’s
plan of sheer goodness in my life and
experience the peace and love that results from
my adoption as a son.
Pray for me, that I would more fully participate in
the sacraments and liturgy and that I would
fruitfully live out God’s mission in my
home, my parish and my work.
I pray that my light will shine in the world for Jesus,
and that I will demonstrate that
I have been crucified with Christ, and no
longer live for myself, but for the Lord.
By your example, I have come to know the importance
of prayer and redemptive suffering.
Help me to establish a foundation of prayer and a depth
of intimacy that both God and my heart thirst for.
In Christ I pray, Amen!
Possible Inspiration for Your Prayers
  • My life
  • Marriage
  • Children
  • Anniversary
  • Christmas
  • Birthdays
  • Baptismal Anniversaries
  • New Years
Give a Prayer as a Gift for Christmas
  • To children
  • To your spouse
  • To grandchildren
  • You can print it on a beautiful card at Kinkos or somewhere else.
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