Prayer for when you need to ‘do the right thing’

November 15, 2011


A Prayer for Help in Right Action

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.

Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work too, may be holy.

Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I love but what is holy.

Stengthen me, O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy.

Guard me, then, O Holy ‘Spirit, that I always may be holy.


— St. Augustine

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Bob is the Client Products Manager for the Communications Office of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. A 40-year veteran of the Catholic Press, he is the former Associate Publisher of The Catholic Spirit. You can follow him on twitter or email him at

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