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Very Powerful Prayers A Mother Can Pray For Her Children

Very Powerful Prayers A Mother Can Pray For Her Children

In heaven, united forever, may we delight in your presence for eternity.

Pray this prayer to entrust your children to God’s care.

God, my Father, I offer you my children;
You gave them to me. They belong to you always;
Help me raise them in your ways. I ask you
to guide them into your glory.

Lord, may egotism, ambition, and evil
never dissuade them from the narrow path.
May they have strength to fight against wrong
and may righteousness be always the goal of their actions.

In this world of so much evil, Lord,
you know our weaknesses
and how evil often glitters and attracts;
but you are with us
and I place my children under your protection.

Give them light, strength, and joy on this earth, Lord,
so that they live for you during this journey here below;
and so that in heaven, united forever,
we may delight in your presence for eternity.

Amen.

A Mother’s Prayer for Her Children

Holy Mother Mary,
Who by virtue of your divine motherhood,
Hast become mother of us all
I place the charge which God has given me,
under your loving protection.
Be a Protecting Mother to my children.
Guard their bodies and keep them
in health and strength.
Guard their minds and keep their thoughts ever holy
in the sight of their Creator and God.
Guard their hearts and keep them pure and strong
and happy in the love of God.
Guard always their souls and ever preserve in them,
faithfully, the glorious image of God
whom they received in Holy Baptism.
Always Mother, protect them and keep them
under your Mothering care.
Supply in your all-wise motherhood,
for my poor human deficiencies
and protect them from all evil.
Amen.

Queen of the Most Holy Family,
Pray for us.

A Mother’s Prayer to the Guardian Angels of her Children

I humbly salute you, O you faithful,
heavenly Friends of my children!
I give you heartfelt thanks
for all the love and goodness you show them.
At some future day I shall,
with thanks more worthy than I can now give,
repay your care for them,
and before the whole heavenly court
acknowledge their indebtedness to your guidance and
protection.
Continue to watch over them.
Provide for all their needs of body and soul.
Pray, likewise, for me,
for my husband,
and my whole family,
that we may all one day rejoice in your blessed company.

Amen.

A Prayer For Protection For Your Children – Pray Now

A Prayer For Protection For Your Children – Pray Now

 

Recite it with faith in the Name of Jesus

When I think of mothers, my thoughts turn automatically to the story of a woman of the Old Testament named Jochebed. She was the mother of Moses, whom God raised up to deliver Israel from slavery under the Egyptians

Just before her son was born, Pharaoh had ordered the massacre of all male children, as Herod did in the time of Jesus. Jochebed was able to keep her son with her for three months, but then she had to rely on her faith and let him go.

And so she took a basket, daubed it with bitumen and pitch, and put Moses inside. She then entrusted the basket to the river, as if to say: “God, I have no other choice. I have done all I can to hide my son. Now I place this child in the river, and I entrust him to you.”

The child was found by the daughter of Pharaoh, who raised him as her own.

Based on the Old Testament account from the Book of Exodus 2:1-10, were Jochebed transported to the present day, I might imagine her praying for her son in this way:

Lord, what else can I do!
I have guarded my son; I have cared for him with all of my devotion.
I have done everything in my power to protect him.
Now I place him in your hands, and I believe in your protection.
In this river of life protect him, and free him from all evil.
Deliver him from the bloodthirsty man, from the stray bullet, and from the attacker.
Do not allow anything bad to happen to him.
In the Name of Jesus Christ, Amen.