Weekly Prayer Guide April 2017
Theme: Betrayal and Praise / The Passion: Peace Amidst Pain!
This Weekly Prayer Guide April 2017 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.
Weekly Prayer Guide April 2017 for the week of April 3rd to 9th (P/R)
I. Opening Prayer
We praise you God, we thank you Lord! You have blessed us with much but, more often than not, we turn our backs on you in the midst of your goodness and love. Allow us your presence as we recall the ups and downs of our relationship with your Son, our source of hope and strength. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
III. Daily Bible Readings
April 3, Monday – Psalm 22:9-23
April 4, Tuesday – Mark 11:1-10
April 5, Wednesday – Psalm 31:19-23
April 6, Thursday – Isaiah 53:1-6
April 7, Friday – Isaiah 53:7-9
April 8, Saturday – Isaiah 53:10-12
April 9, Sunday – Isaiah 50:4-9a
Passion/Palm Sunday – Philippians 2:5-11 ; Mt 26:14-27:66 or Mt 27:11-54/ Matthew 21:1-11*
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet Hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
VII. Closing Prayer
Praise your Holy Name! O God, you gave us your Son as atonement of our sins. Forgive us our betrayal of him. Be merciful to us and allow us to approach you, ask for your forgiveness, and remain in your love. Grant us strength to make him known to our neighbors and to the whole world. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.
Prepared by Rev. Q.C. Canlas, Jr.
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