Defense of Marriage

God our Father, we give you thanks for the gift of marriage: the bond of life and love, and the font of the family.

The love of husband and wife enriches your Church with children, fills the world with a multitude of spiritual fruitfulness and service, and is the sign of the love of your Son, Jesus Christ, for his Church.

The grace of Jesus flowed forth at Cana at the request of the Blessed Mother. May your Son, through the intercession of Mary, pour out upon us a new measure of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit as we join with all people of good will to promote and protect the unique beauty of marriage.

May your Holy Spirit enlighten our society to treasure the heroic love of husband and wife, and guide our leaders to sustain and protect the singular place of mothers and fathers in the lives of their children.

Father, we ask that our prayers be joined to those of the Virgin Mary, that your Word may transform our service so as to safeguard the incomparable splendor of marriage. We ask all these things through Christ our Lord, Amen.

Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us.

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  1. Dear Mother Mary, I beg of you help us lead a good married life , help us to trust and love each other and remain faithful.

  2. I pray for the souls of my daughter Natalie Suzanne and my parents Rene and Jennie. For all the souls of my dearly departed family and friends. I pray for all the children in my family to be safe and stay on the right path in their lives. I pray that answer all the petitions asked for today on this site. I ask all of this in the name of my Saviour Jesus Christ and His Blessed Mother Mary. Amen

  3. Father, bless my marriage with peace,joy,love,happiness,and good children through christ our lord. Amen. St. Joachin and Ann,pray for us.( scholastica Michael)

    Bless my marriage o lord.

  4. Lord, please forgive me for the times I have spoken wrongly to my spouse. Help me to never take my spouse for granted again, but to always remember that if for no other reason, I should speak kindly to my mate out of respect for his position in Christ. I admit I’ve done wrong in the way I’ve spoken to my mate in the past. I know I wouldn’t speak that way to anyone else in the church. Please help me to love my spouse as one of my brethren in the Lord and to reverence the Holy Spirit who lives in him. I pray this in Jesus’ name!

  5. Please help me to pray to Jesus, Mary & Joseph to Heal, Save & Bless my Family especially my husband Jessie to heal spiritually to comeback to Jesus, and strengthen our family with love and faith.

  6. Lord, I pray for the inner happiness of my wife, Karen. I pray that she may find peace. I pray that with your light, she will guide herself back to me. She is the light of my life. I love her with all my heart. Amen.


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