I imagine most of my readers have noticed that I have posted much less this week than typically. It is simply because I have finals this week. Next week I hope to again continue my frequent postings!
Also, I have been having some trouble lately with an online Catholic forum because of my love for the Tridentine Mass and the Traditions of the Church. I would appreciate your prayers for the improvement of this situation.
This powerful prayer is very effective in examinations. It has to be said before appearing in the examination. There are two variants to this prayer. Both the prayers are equally effective. You can choose any one of these:-
First Prayer O Great St. Joseph of Cupertino who while on earth did obtain from God the grace to be asked at your examination only the questions you knew, obtain for me a like favour in the examinations for which I am now preparing. In return I promise to make you known and cause you to be invoked.
Through Christ our Lord.
St. Joseph of Cupertino, Pray for us.
Second Prayer O St. Joseph of Cupertino who by your prayer obtained from God to be asked at your examination, the only preposition you knew. Grant that I may like you succeed in the (here mention the name of Examination eg. History paper I ) examination.
In return I promise to make you known and cause you to be invoked.
O St. Joseph of Cupertino pray for me
O Holy Ghost enlighten me
Our Lady of Good Studies pray for me
Sacred Head of Jesus, Seat of divine wisdom, enlighten me.
Remember, when you succeed in the exams then you should thank St. Joseph of Cupertino.Image Source: Ordo Fratrum Minorum ConventualiumRecommended as a way to honor St. Joseph of Cupertino:
Prayer Before Exams
Heavenly and most gracious Father, as I prepare for these exams, I bless Your Holy name. I give You praise, I give You thanks. I give You all the glory you deserve. You alone are worthy to be praised.
Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, I surrender my all to you: my heart, my soul, my mind and my body.
El Elyon, The Most High God, take control, lead me to success. Ever-Present Abba Father, I request that you draw near today as I set out to recap the educational knowledge You have blessed me with.
Guide my thoughts as I recall my past lessons learnt through this semester.
Matthew 6:33-34 Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Romans 8:31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Focus and direction during study and examination
Father, I pray that my teachers be blessed abundantly, for they aided me, preparing me for success in these exams.
Jehovah Jireh, open up my intellect, give me a mind of peace, allow me to focus and understand my curriculum. Be the directing hand that guides me to study the relevant topics; guide my pen as I recall.
James 1:5 If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.
Psalm 121:2 My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
Stepping out in faith
Omnipotent Lord, I will step out in faith, confident of excellence as the exam date approaches, for You never gave me a spirit of fear.
I am also confident that my hard work will definitely pay off. Faith without works is dead and the just shall reap rewards.
I proclaim and declare victory, for life and death is at the power of the tongue.
I will rejoice at the sound of my triumph as I exit the exam room on that glorious day. In Jesus’ Mighty name, Amen!!
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Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Prayer For Exams – For Tests and Finals
“Prayer for Exams” – a beautiful prayer for calming the mind before a test or exam final. This prayer is ideal before a school exam or college final.