From the sign of the cross to grace before meals, there are many Catholic prayers for your children to learn by heart. Here is a look at some of the most popular and memorable Catholic prayers for children to recite.
Dear Lord, I pray that I obey Your word and love my enemies. I pray that I show love because You are the God of Love. You are also a Good God; therefore, I will do good to those who hate me and bless those who curse me, I pray for those who mistreat me. I pray that at all times I try to represent You so that those around me may see Your word within me, Amen.
Awesome God, I love life and I wish to see many days! Therefore, I know that I must keep my tongue from evil and my lips from telling lies. I pray that I continue to be a good child and turn from bad things and seek peace and pursue it. I pray that I am good so that I can be an example to my classmates and a good student for my teacher. I pray that I am good so that I can see many great days with You, Amen.
Holy God, I give You the glory, honor, and praise because You are good to all! Your word tells me that You do not discriminate by race, gender, etc. I pray that I too, do not discriminate. I pray that I too, am good to all of my peers because You are good to everyone therefore it is the right thing to do. Increase the amount of love and kindness that I have towards people, Amen.
Heavenly Father, Your word says that I must set my mind on the things above and not on earthly things. I declare that I will focus more on You instead of playing with friends, doing schoolwork and my chores. I know that these responsibilities and hobbies that I have are important, but I pray that I will focus on You and doing well for Your kingdom first! The reason I want to focus on You more is because I know that You are everlasting and therefore are ALWAYS important, Amen.
Beautiful One, I thank You for blessing me and keeping me (like the bible tells me so). I thank You for being with me at all times and for ensuring that I am always protected. Thank You for giving me strength when I go to school, when I go outside and when I go to church. Thank You for blessing my family and friends too. I pray that You keep them also, wherever they go, Amen.
Awesome God, I pray that the word of Christ dwells in me richly so that I can be more like You. I pray that when I hear or read Your word, I remember it and it resonates in my heart so that I can be like You. I pray that I remember Your word everywhere that I go so that I can be equipped in every situation. Let Your word be my guide so that I know what to do when I am unsure, Amen.
Holy God, Your word says that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. Thank You for being an unchangeable God; I know that even as the days change, and as people change, You Lord, remain the same! You will always be faithful, omniscient and benevolent! I thank You for being my everlasting and eternal God. I appreciate everything You are and everything You do, continue to be with me, Amen.
God of Creation, thank You for being with me always. Thank You for being my best friend who never leaves me alone. I pray that I continue to live each day knowing that You are with me, therefore I know that nothing can be against me. I pray that You continue to have Your way in my life, continue to be the light of my life. Continue to my strength in times of trouble, Amen.
Heavenly Father, this is the day that You have made; I will rejoice and be glad in it. I am thankful for You allowing me to see another day. I pray that today goes according to Your will so that I may have a great day. Thank You in advance for all the great things that You will make happen today and thank You for ensuring that I will have a safe return from all the things that I do today, Amen.
Psalm 118:24 & Psalm 138:1
Eternal God, I give You thanks because You are good, and Your love lasts forever! I know that Your love will surround me for the rest of my days, therefore I will be glad in You. Thank You for Your goodness and Your mercies towards me. Thank You for who You are Lord, I will continue to praise You with my whole heart because You have been good and faithful to me, Amen.
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