Prayers

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in us the fire of Your love.   Send forth Your Spirit and we shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth.

Let us pray. O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit instructs the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever rejoice in his consolations.

Through Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Prayer of Thanksgiving

We give you thanks, Almighty God, for all the benefits You have given us.  You who lives and reigns forever and ever.  Amen.

Cursillo Leaders’ Prayer

Lord, grant that we may understand the necessity for depth in our movement, rather than surface glory. Convince us of the truth that colorful programs do not constitute success.

My God, give us a spirit of self-sacrifice so that we may offer everything for your cause: our time, our abilities, our health, and even our lives if necessary.

Instill in us courage in our initiatives, good judgment in our choice of the right means, and that determination which in spite of failures assures victory.

Move away from us the tiny rivalries, sensitivities, discourtesies, pride, everything which distracts from You, everything which divides or discourages.

Help us to maintain at a high level a meaningful supernatural and mutual charity among ourselves, so that each one will seek by preference the most humble tasks and will rejoice at the good performed by others so that all our spirits united in a common purpose will have one single spirit, Yours Jesus, and that this spirit may let us see Your attractive goodness marked in all our faces, Your warm accents in all our words, and in our lives something superior to the world, something that proclaims Your Living Presence among us.   Amen.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas – Pray for us.

St. Paul, Patron of Cursillo – Pray for us.

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