Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Pray for Obama


The empty U.S. Capitol where the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama will take place today.
Let us pray for this man who Divine Providence has called to this high office which will have an impact on the whole world.
May he be given the Grace to do what is right and good, and to fear, above all things, God's judgement.

5 comments:

Fr Ray Blake said...

Prayers; no rancour here today!

old believer said...

I will certainly pray that he lives up to the noble ideas expressed in the Inauguration Address he has just made.

High ideals, I do hope he can deliver...

alban said...

God, our blessed Father, all earthly powers must bow before You.
We pray that You will bless, protect and guide President Barak Hussein Obama.

May he fulfil his responsibilities humbly, worthily and well. By honouring You, and striving to follow Your will, may he secure lasting peace and true freedom, not only for the people entrusted to him, but for all the world.

We offer You this prayer through Christ Who alone is Lord, and Who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.

nickbris said...

The most moving events ever seen on TV,millions would have been in tears.

We must all hope & pray that he is the success we all hope for.

Delia said...

Father, I don't know whether you might like to advertise this on your blog: 'CatholicCulture.org is sponsoring a perpetual (around-the-clock) Rosary for the next 30 days, asking God to bless the new administration with an authentic perception of the Good'. You can sign up for a 15-minute slot. The link is:
http://www.catholicculture.org/rosary/index.
cfm?showweek=2&rosary=3
Will alert Father Tim to this too.