A Lenten Prayer for Humility – EpicPew

A Lenten Prayer for Humility

During this season of Lent, as Catholics, we strive to live humbly for Christ. It is a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving where we do our best to follow the Lord. Lent is a time of growth. It offers us the opportunity to love God with all of our hearts,  minds, and souls. Lent also offers us the ways in which we can love others as we love ourselves. It is a time of deep reflection and of repentance with God and with those around us.

When we pray during this season, we keep in mind that Lent gives us a wonderful starting point to live better lives. The practices we do in prayer and in good works give us the best ideas to move forward in faith went Lent is over. We can go forth and continue our sacrificial and spiritual practices during the Easter season and beyond. One of the greatest goals of spiritual life is to live in humility. Below is a prayer to guide us in this practice:

Heavenly Father,

We thank you for the opportunity to serve you and others each day. We are eternally grateful for your love and the ways in which you guide our hearts to do good. Father, we pray during this Lenten season that we can model after you each day. It is our honor to serve you and to love you.

We pray for the poor, the sick, the suffering, and those who need to know your love to the greatest degree. Lord, by your grace, give us the strength to do good and to help those who are in need. We pray that we can make a difference for them by practicing the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. In the process Lord, help us to live humbly.

Help us to see your face in those people who are abandoned and without hope. In our prayers, fasting, and almsgiving during this season, we pray that we can make a difference for them each day. Give us humble hearts full of love and ready to serve others. We want to be like you, Lord, and we pray that we can accomplish your will both now and always. We can only do this by your grace. Grant us humble hearts for your sake and for the sake of others. Thank you, Father, for your love. We trust that you will help us to be more like you through your spirit.

We ask all of this in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.


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