Daily Prayer for Today’s Catholic
Give Us This Day is a monthly publication for today’s Catholic that helps you pray each and every day. Drawing inspiration from a multitude of voices, it provides a relevant and trustworthy understanding of Scripture.
Give Us This Day is a prayer resource from Liturgical Press, the publishing house of Saint John’s Abbey, a Benedictine community in Collegeville, Minnesota.
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Everlasting God, you are forever faithful to your promise. In steadfast hope we pray: God, hear us.
God of glory, we praise you for the Word you have given us in the Gospel of Matthew. In trust we pray: God, fulfill your law in us.
St. Paul outlines a high standard of what it takes to be a trustworthy bishop or deacon. Certainly, anyone who exercises power in the Church should be hospitable, level-headed, and “not a lover of money.” But there are other qualities that should not be missed.