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The Ursuline Academy Daily Prayer comes to you from Ursuline's Campus Ministry team.  It is distributed to Ursuline students, faculty, and staff each morning that school is in session.  To receive the prayer in your email, click the alert icon (the small yellow bell) below.

 

"And moreover I assure you that every grace you ask from God will infallibly be granted to you. And I shall always be in your midst, helping your prayers."
~ St. Angela Merici, Ninth Counsel

 


 

Daily Prayer: May 14, 2021
Corinne Murphy

In today’s gospel, we find ourselves back in John 15. This time, though, rather than the analogy of vines and branches that categorizes John 15, we find Jesus speaking more clearly to his disciples. This gospel in particular is full of lines that are often quoted (and for good reason!), but there’s one that stood out to me today that often flies under the radar.

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Daily Prayer: May 12, 2021
Jessica Morrison

I returned to the brief Gospel passage for today. I was convinced that something new would speak to my heart. What spoke to me surprised me- I started humming a familiar song from my Chapel Choir days in college.

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Daily Prayer: May 11, 2021
Jessica Morrison

Kairos- God’s time- is hard for many of us to trust. It requires us to fully submit to God and God’s plan for us, and to trust in the work of the Holy Spirit. But why is it so hard for us?

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Daily Prayer: May 10, 2021
Corinne Murphy

If you’ve ever stepped foot in the Campus Ministry Office, you know that it is positively littered with reminders. I have sticky notes stuck on my computer, on the walls, on my laptop and books, as well as a constantly updating list of things that I need to remember on the whiteboard.

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Daily Prayer: May 7, 2021
Jessica Morrison

This week we have been making our way through the Gospel of John, chapter 15 - Jesus’s Farewell Discourse. In these verses, Jesus instructs his disciples on how to continue his mission and message.

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Daily Prayer: May 6, 2021
Corinne Murphy

Today’s gospel picks up in John 15, the passage we’ve been working through for much of this week. It’s a pretty short gospel--only nine lines in total--but it packs a punch.

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Daily Prayer: May 5, 2021
Jessica Morrison

Today’s Gospel reading is one that is familiar to many of us. In it, Jesus gives us the familiar image of him as the vine and we are the branches. St. Angela also uses the image of vines: “Never cease to cultivate this vine which has been entrusted to you.” Both Jesus and St. Angela use the image of a vine to teach about discipleship, personal growth, and responsibility.

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Daily Prayer: May 4, 2021
Corinne Murphy

As I read the gospel today, I found myself thinking about my days in Georgia. More specifically, I found myself thinking about the time that I spent in the second to last pew at St. Helena’s Catholic Church in Clayton, GA. 

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Daily Prayer: May 3, 2021
Corinne Murphy

I like to think that the subliminal messaging of Bob the Builder led me to face any and all problems, questions, and situations with the confidence to try creative solutions and not give up. 

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