Prayers

Prayer for the Family
God,the father, the son and the Holy spirit, we praise and thank you for giving Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara as a model in glorifying you and growing in spiritual life.

Loving Father, Saint Chavara, intercede for our family in a special way so that we may grow in faith and holiness like you. Help us to overcome the trials of our life and enjoy love and unity among ourselves. O! father, Pray to Jesus to give the grace of joy and happiness to our parents; understanding and spirit of tolerance to couples and bless them with children; good state of life and suitable job to youngsters; wisdom and health to children. Intercede for us, so that we may love everybody,fulfill God’s will and live in satisfaction with what we have. O dear father,the great devotee of Holy Family, intercede before God to have vocatiions to Religious life and Priesthood from our families. Grant us the special favour we pray for…..through Jesus our Lord. Amen

Our Father/ Hail Mary/Glory be.

Students’ Prayer to St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara
O glorious St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, through your life of prayer and service you became very dear to God and fellowmen. You provided the setting for our forefathers to sit together and study without the distinction of caste, creed or colour at a time when education was not very common. You knew many languages and you were a friend of students. O dear father, enlighten my intellect, strengthen my memory and give me concentration in studies. Bless me to remove all fear, distractions and obstacles in my studies and to study with courage and self –confidence and attain success. Protect and safeguard me, my teachers, classmates and friends, my parents, brothers and sisters and my country. O dear father, intercede for me before God and obtain blessings from Him for all my needs especially for the particular favour…….for which I now pray. Amen.

Prayer for success in Studies
God, the source of all wisdom, I surrender myself to you. O God, enlighten my intellect, strengthen my memory, give me more concentration in studies. Bless me to remove all fear, distractions and obstacles in my studies and to study with courage and self-confidence and attain great success. Protect and safeguard me, my teachers, classmates and friends, my parents, brothers and sisters and my country.

O Blessed chavara, through your prayers and services you are very dear to God and fellowmen. You are the one who provided the setting for our forefathers to sit together and study without the distinction of caste, creed or colour at a time when education was not very common. You knew many languages and you were a friend of students. O dear father, intercede for me before God, the heavenly father, and obtain blessings from Him for all my needs especially for the particular favour……